Long Branch Loop

Brevard, North Carolina 28712

Long Branch Loop

Long Branch Loop Professional Review and Guide

"There are only two words for this trail: water bars. They’re big, they’re ugly, and there’s an entire army of them waiting along Long Branch Loop to test your suspension and your mettle.

Sometimes you can slalom around them, sometimes you can set up a rhythm and just start pogo-ing from one to the next. And sometimes you hit one wrong or blow the line, and your bike starts bucking like a bee-stung bronco. The views of Cedar Rock and John’s Rock are impressive, and the old McCall cemetery holds a sense of quiet respect for earlier times. Tread: 4.3 miles of prime singletrack; 3.7 miles of gravel road."

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Trail Information

Brevard
Nearby City
8
Distance
Loop/Lollipop
Trail Type
Moderate
Technical Difficulty
Easy
Physical Difficulty
1 to 2 hours
Duration
2,200 feet
Trailhead Elevation
3,000 feet
Top Elevation
Pisgah National Forest, Pisgah Ranger District (336) 877-3265
Local Contacts
USGS Shining Rock; USDA Forest Service Pisgah District Trail Map; National Geographic Trails Illustrated Pisgah Ranger District.
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Jul 2018