South Mountains State Park For Mountain Biking

The 24th most popular mountain bike trail in North Carolina.

West of Greensboro near Connelly Springs, the 13,000 acre South Mountains State Park is located in the heart of the rugged South Mountains. The park includes elevations up to 3,000 feet, a waterfall dropping 80 feet and more than 18 miles of mountain bike trails.

South Mountains State Park is located in Burke County, 20.5 miles south of Morganton. From I-40, turn south on NC 18, travel 11.1 miles and make a right turn onto SR 1913 (Sugarloaf Road). Take SR 1913 to Old NC 18 4.3 miles and turn left. Travel 2.7 miles and make a right turn onto SR 1901 (Ward's Gap Road). The park is 1.4 miles off SR 1901 on SR 1904 (South Mountains Park Avenue). Travel one mile from the beginning of South Mountain Park Avenue to the South Mountains State Park gate.

Overall, South Mountains State Park is the 24th most popular mountain bike trail of all 24 mountain biking rides in North Carolina.

South Mountains State Park Mountain Biking Map

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Local Contact(s):  South Mountains State Park (828) 433-4772; North Carolina Tourism (919) 733-4171.

Recommended Book:  "Mountain Biking in Western North Carolina (Smokies" from Jim Parham

Best Season:  Any

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  Onsite Camping

Reference Source:  click here http://www.mtbikewnc.com/

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Date Updated:  6/27/2016

ID:  21433

South Mountains State Park Mountain Biking Map

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