Tsali - Mouse Branch Loop

Dillsboro, North Carolina 28725

Tsali - Mouse Branch Loop

Tsali - Mouse Branch Loop Professional Review and Guide

"Many riders call this their favorite Tsali trail; not me, but many others do. It’s an excellent intro into what Tsali has to offer. For most of its length, Mouse Branch is a buffed dirt highway that slips and dips along the lake’s edge.

Completely rideable by novices, though the whoop-dee-doos on the downhills might throw a scare into them. The Mouse Branch Overlook is arguably the finest view from any of the trails. Tread: 7.6 miles of singletrack; 1.5 miles of old gravel road."

Tsali - Mouse Branch Loop Reviews

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this is one fun trail. the shortest of the Tsali trails, the Mouse Branch offers tight, rolling singletrack. the entrance is a tour around a huge cove of Fontana Lake, the middle snakes you into the forrest, and the end prepares you for an accent that will torch your thighs.

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Trail Information

Nearby City
Trail Type
Technical Difficulty
Easy to Moderate
Physical Difficulty
1 to 2 hours
1,900 feet
Trailhead Elevation
1,900 feet
Top Elevation
Fontana Village (800) 849-2260
Local Contacts
USGS Noland Creek
Local Maps

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Jul 2018