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Jan062010

Off-Road Biking

North Carolina boasts some of the country’s best biking trails, including world renowned trails.  Hundreds of trails can be found across the state; from beginner to advanced there is something for everyone. We are proud to include off-road biking as one of the many great sporting activities offered in and around Mooresville.

 The following parks feature biking trails for all levels of riders.

 

 

 

 

Lake Norman State Park Trails
Lake Norman State Park offers bikers a rolling trail through heavy forestation along the fingers of Lake Norman.  While the trail is beginner friendly, advanced riders enjoy it as well.  Constructed by a volunteer workforce under the guidance of the Tarheel Trailblazers mountain bike club, the completion of the new Laurel Loop added 3.5 miles of additional single-track.  Future plans call for trail construction on a recently acquired 250 acre parcel that will ultimately result in a destination trail system that approaches 30 miles of buff single-track.  (704) 528-6350 www.tarheeltrailblazers.com/trails/trailreview.cfm?trailid=60

Trail:
Single-track, 28 miles


U.S. National Whitewater and Outdoors Center Trails
The USNWC has beautiful rolling trails, some parts riding along the Catawba River.  These trails are to challenge mountain bikers at every skill level.  River views, challenging climbs, and thrilling descents converge to create some of the best mountain biking in the Charlotte area.  Bike rentals are available for those who do not have their own equipment.  (704) 391-3900  http://usnwc.org

Trail:
Single-track, 14 miles


Fisher Farm, Davidson
Trail with diverse terrain to appeal to all skill levels. Consists of a main beginner loop, two intermediate loops and one advanced loop. Directions: From I-77 N go to Exit 30/Davidson, go east. Go to second light and turn right/Main St. At next light, turn left/ Davidson Concord Rd. Go about 3/4 mile and make a left on Grey Rd. Follow Grey Rd. and it turns into Shearer's Rd. Follow Shearer's for another mile or so. Turn right at Fisher Rd. Follow gravel driveway to barns.

Trail:
4.8 miles


North Mecklenburg Park, Huntersville
Tight single track. Watch out for on coming riders, this trail is bi-directional. Not very technical, but fast and fun to ride. Directions: I-77 to Exit 25 (Hwy 73) Head East. Take 73 to the intersection at Hwy 115. Turn right. Park is on your right.

Trail:
3.5 miles

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