Bearpen Mountain For Mountain Biking

The 10th most popular mountain bike trail in North Carolina.

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Southwest of Asheville and Bryson City, the Bearpen Mountain mountain bike route follows FS67 out & back. Also check out these trails when in the area: Big Indian Loop Trail (8 mi.), Blackwell Gap Loop (4.2 mi.), Hurricane Creek Loop (4 mi.).

Overall, Bearpen Mountain is the 10th most popular mountain bike trail of all 24 mountain biking rides in North Carolina. Several of the better mountain bike trails are nearby Bearpen Mountain including Cheoah Bald Trail, Meetinghouse, Shell Stand, Wayah Bald and Calfpen.


Local Contact(s):  Nantahala National Forest (828) 258-6101; North Carolina Tourism (919) 733-4171.

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

Best Season:  Apr. - Oct.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  NFS Standing Indian Campground

Luxury Loding:  Nantahala Village Resort (828) 488-9000

Breakfast Restaurant:  Rivers End Restaurant, Nantahala

Reference Source:  click here

Date Published:  12/24/2015

Date Updated:  7/24/2016

ID:  6300


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