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Mountain Bike Trails – Ring-Necked Trail

1790 Hanging Rock Park Road, Danbury

The trail begins at the interim parking lot at 2568 Moores Spring Road. Walk your bike across the crosswalk; use caution when crossing Moores Spring Road. The trail's surface is gravel, dirt, and rock. Follow Kingsnake Trail for 300 feet, then the trail begins on the left. The trail parallels Cascade Creek then goes past bluffs of the Dan River, before leading uphill through forested hills.

Mountain Bike Trails – Copperhead Connector Trail

1790 Hanging Rock Park Road, Danbury

This trail is not recommended for beginners. The trail starts at the beginning of the farmhouse parking lot driveway at 2700 Moores Spring Road. From the driveway, the trail winds under the NC Department of Transportation bridge on Moores Spring Road. The trail immediately crosses Cascade Creek. There is no bridge; riders must cross through the creek. The trail then goes uphill and splits at a Y. To the right, the trail leads to Black Racer Trail; to the left, the trail leads to Kingsnake Trail. The trail's surface is gravel, dirt, and rock.

Mountain Bike Trails – Black Racer Trail

1790 Hanging Rock Park Road, Danbury

Park at the interim parking lot at 2568 Moores Spring Road. Walk your bike across the crosswalk; use caution when crossing Moores Spring Road. This trail is a short loop beginning and ending near trail marker number 33 of the Hognose Trail. The trail surface is gravel, dirt, and rock. The trail follows a ridge through what was once an old campground. This gentle, winding trail is good for newer riders.

Mountain Bike Trails – Hognose Trail

1790 Hanging Rock Park Road, Danbury

Park at the interim parking lot at 2568 Moores Spring Road. Walk your bike across the crosswalk; use caution when crossing Moores Spring Road. This trail is a short loop beginning and ending near trail marker number 106 of the Kingsnake Trail. The trail surface is gravel, dirt, and rock. The trail leads through a mature open forest. This gentle, winding trail is good for newer riders.

Mountain Bike Trails – Kingsnake Trail

1790 Hanging Rock Park Road, Danbury

Trail begins at the interim parking lot at 2568 Moores Spring Road. Walk your bike across the crosswalk; use caution when crossing Moores Spring Road. The trail surface is gravel, dirt, and rock. The trail crosses the metal grate pedestrian bridge and winds past the historic Moore's Spring House, where mineral water was bottled and shipped worldwide in the early 1900s. The trail turns uphill to the right past the springhouse. Halfway up the hill, the trail turns left. Ride under stately beech trees in a large loop high above the Dan River.

Mountain Bike Trails – Rattler Trail

1790 Hanging Rock Park Road, Danbury

Park at the farmhouse parking lot, located at 2700 Moores Spring Road. The trail begins near mile marker 17 of the Major Tom Trail and ends at the parking lot behind the farmhouse. It should be ridden downhill only. The trail's surface is gravel, dirt, and rock. The trail is for advanced-skilled riders only, and it should not be taken by beginners. It is a steep, downhill trail with fast berms and big doubles, and it is a fun run on a mountain terrain that is sure to challenge.

Mountain Bike Trails – Land of the Lost Trail

1790 Hanging Rock Park Road, Danbury

Park at the farmhouse parking lot, located at 2700 Moores Spring Road. This trail begins near marker number 14 of the Original Loop Trail and ends near trail marker number 4 of the Major Tom Trail. The trail's surface is gravel, dirt, and rock. The trail features some lovely flowing cycling, with a couple of rocky creek crossings. It is a pleasant back-end trail with some great, speedy descents.

Mountain bike trails are open to hikers and mountain bikers. Hikers must yield to mountain bikers.

Mountain Bike Trails – Original Loop Trail

1790 Hanging Rock Park Road, Danbury

The trail begins at the west side of the farmhouse parking lot, located at 2700 Moores Spring Road. The trail surface is gravel, dirt, and rock. The trail is winding with flowing sections and good berms, and it is a good loop through rolling forested hills.

Mountain bike trails are open to hikers and mountain bikers. Hikers must yield to mountain bikers.

Mountain Laurel Loop Trail – Advanced – CURRENTLY CLOSED DUE TO CONSTRUCTION

3009 Raven Rock Road, Lillington

The advance loop of the park's mountain bike trail system starts off of the beginner loop. This loop poses the highest amount of opt-in challenges and technical features for riders to experience. It is also the narrowest of the three loops. Once a rider completes the advanced loop, they will need to continue down the beginner loop to return to the parking area.

Bikers, please pay attention to which direction to go. Please be mindful and considerate when encountering other trail users.