Fires Creek Area For Mountain Biking

The 7th most popular mountain bike trail in North Carolina.

The Fires Creek Area is a large remote basin is outlined by a horseshoe-shaped rim of densely forested mountains rising over 4,000. Most of these mountain bike trails connect to the Rim Loop Trail (#72), which follows the ridge line.

Overall, Fires Creek Area is the 7th most popular mountain bike trail of all 24 mountain biking rides in North Carolina.


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

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

Best Season:  Apr. - Oct.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  Fires Creek Campground

Luxury Loding:  Le Conte Lodge (865) 429-5704

Reference Source:  click here

Date Published:  

Date Updated:  7/11/2016

ID:  6311


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