Round Bottom Road For Mountain Biking

The 19th most popular mountain bike trail in North Carolina.

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In the 521,000 acre Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the Round Bottom Road is a 8 mile mountain bike route on an old road in the southeast corner.

Overall, Round Bottom Road is the 19th most popular mountain bike trail of all 24 mountain biking rides in North Carolina. Several of the better mountain bike trails are nearby Round Bottom Road including Tsali Trails, Fires Creek Area, Trace Ridge / Spencer Gap, Bent Creek - Hard Times Trailhead, Little Yellow Mountain Gap Trail and State Line TrailBlue Valley Trail.


Local Contact(s):  Great Smoky Mountains National Park (865) 436-1200; Backcountry Permits (865) 436-1231; North Carolina Tourism (919) 733-4171.

Recommended Book:  "Mountain Biking North Carolina" from Falcon Guide

Recommended Map:  "Great Smoky Mountains National Park" from Trails Illustrated

Best Season:  May - Oct

Average Difficulty:  Difficult

Base Camp:  Ocona Valley Motel, Cherokee (828) 497-4618; Mt. Leconte Lodge (865) 429-5704

Luxury Loding:  Buckhorn Inn, Gatlinburg (865) 436-4668; The Swag Cabins (800) 789-7672

Breakfast Restaurant:  Grandmas Kitchen, Cherokee; Oid Mill, Pigeon Forge

Reference Source:  click here

Date Published:  1/2/2016

Date Updated:  7/23/2016

ID:  12651


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