Pisgah National Forest is located throughout western North Carolina, and is regarded by many as the top ride destination on the east coast and one of the top ride destinations in the country. With over 400 miles of trail open to mountain bikers and a forest littered with hundreds of waterfalls and steep descents, it's no surprise Pisgah has earned this reputation. The trails in Pisgah are known for their remoteness, massive elevation change and technical features that will challenge even the most seasoned riders. If you are new to mountain biking, we recommend checking out the Bent Creek Recreation area trails. Located only a few minutes from downtown Asheville, Bent Creek boasts a network of intermediate trails that are not only easy to access but easy to navigate as well. From there, head a little south to the Mills River Recreation area and check one of our favorite loops: Spencer Branch to Fletcher Creek. When you feel up to it, head down to Brevard and check out local favorites like: Black Mountain, Bennet Gap, Avery Creek, Sycamore Cove, Daniels Ridge, Butter Gap, and Cove Creek. Whatever your skill level, you can find the perfect trail in Pisgah. You will often find yourself riding beside rushing creeks and crashing waterfalls. Known for it's rain forest climate, Pisgah is home to a varied plant life and bio diversity that will have you questioning if you are in North Carolina or the Pacific Northwest! We have captured the iconic Looking Glass Rock and Waterfall in our design which is a must see when you come visit and ride the trails near the booming bike town of Brevard, NC.
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