Mountain Biking in Charlotte, NC

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  1. Close to the 485 loop, the 6 miles of single-track at Renaissance Park are the perfect after work quick trail fix.

    Difficulty
    3 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    4.8 miles
    Duration
  2. The ultra-fast and flowy multi-use trail system at Lake Norman State Park is also among the longest in the area. Without few technical features and plenty of long run-ups, the 30 miles of trail are a great run for getting speed.

    Difficulty
    2 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    34.5 miles
    Duration
    The longest run, the nine mile Laurel Loop also has some of the steepest climbs. Stick to the northern trails for shorter, quicker runs.
  3. Run or ride the mountain bike trails at North Mecklenburg Park

    Difficulty
    3 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    15.8 miles
    Duration
  4. Approximatly eight miles of singletrack loop through the historic grounds of the Anne Springs Close Greenway. The moderate trails flow fairly well with some rooty and rocky sections plus a few bridges to keep things interesting.

    Difficulty
    2 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    13.0 miles
    Duration
  5. Seven miles of single track with little elevations gain perfect for less experienced riders or pros looking for a bit of speed.

    Difficulty
    2 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    11.1 miles
    Duration
  6. Well-groomed single track making great use of the surrounding topography to create a fast flowing ride.

    Difficulty
    3 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    11.3 miles
    Duration
    For the best of Sherman, try the shorter Roller Coaster loop.
  7. The single track at Fisher Farms packs plenty of tricks up its five-mile sleeve. Tight and tree covered, this medium technical trail is a great step up for intermediate riders.

    Difficulty
    3 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    19.9 miles
    Duration
  8. Tight, twisty single track, areas of rock and root, and some elevation that makes good use the local topography. The trails at George Poston offer lots of opportunity to practice technical skills in a series of scenic loops.

    Difficulty
    3 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    16.7 miles
    Duration
  9. The varied and ever growing multi-use trail system at the U.S. National White Water Center is both a great place for advanced riders to get a workout and beginners to practice new single track skills.

    Difficulty
    3 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    10.8 miles
    Duration
    The trail system grows every year. There are currently more than 20 miles
  10. Eight miles of ill-mannered singletrack crammed with skinnies, jumps, rock legdges, and tight, twisty turns. The Backyard Trail is not for the faint of heart of weak of leg.

    Difficulty
    4 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    3.6 miles
    Duration
  11. A fast, fun ride on the north side of town ideal for beginners to practice and experienced riders to pick up the pace.

    Difficulty
    2 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    14.7 miles
    Duration
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