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Bent Creek Experimental Forest

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44 mi 71 km of trail 1 Recommended Route

Easy Trails 11 Trails Intermediate Trails 13 Trails Hard Trails 4 Trails

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Recommended Routes in Bent Creek Experimental Forest - 1

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Favorite Pine Tree Loop
Intermediate

MST/Powhatan Loop

9.9 mi 16.0 km 1,274' Up 388.4 m Up 1,302' Down 396.77 m Down

Bent Creek, NC

Trails in Bent Creek Experimental Forest - 27

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1.9 mi 3.1 km #1Green's Lick Trail
Difficult
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Difficult
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1.2 mi 1.9 km #2Little Hickory Top
Intermediate
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Intermediate
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1.9 mi 3.1 km #3Ingles Field Gap
Intermediate/Difficult
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Intermediate/Difficult
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1.7 mi 2.8 km #4Pine Tree Loop #336
Intermediate
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Intermediate
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4.3 mi 6.8 km #5Hard Times Road
Intermediate
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Intermediate
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2.4 mi 3.8 km #6Explorer Loop #337
Intermediate
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Intermediate
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0.7 mi 1.2 km #7Ledford Trail
Easy
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Easy
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1.2 mi 1.9 km #8Wolf Branch Trail
Intermediate
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Intermediate
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2.5 mi 4.1 km #9Lower Sidehill Trail
Intermediate
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Intermediate
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0.4 mi 0.6 km #10Wesley Branch Trail
Difficult
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Difficult
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0.8 mi 1.2 km #11Hard Times Connector
Easy
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Easy
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3.4 mi 5.5 km #12Sidehill Trail
Intermediate
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Intermediate
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1.0 mi 1.5 km #13Corvair Trail
Intermediate
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Intermediate
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1.6 mi 2.6 km #14Rice Pinnacle Road
Easy/Intermediate
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Easy/Intermediate
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1.3 mi 2.0 km #15Deer Lake Lodge Trail
Easy/Intermediate
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Easy/Intermediate
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2.1 mi 3.4 km #16Ledford Branch Road
Easy/Intermediate
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Easy/Intermediate
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1.4 mi 2.3 km #17Three Humps Trail (FS485)
Difficult
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Difficult
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0.7 mi 1.2 km #18Deerfield Loop #335
Intermediate/Difficult
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Intermediate/Difficult
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4.8 mi 7.8 km #19Northern Boundary Trail
Intermediate
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Intermediate
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0.6 mi 1.0 km #20Homestead Trail #333
Easy
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Easy
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0.6 mi 1.0 km #21Boyd Branch Trail
Easy
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Easy
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1.0 mi 1.7 km #22FS Road 5011B1
Intermediate
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Intermediate
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1.0 mi 1.6 km #23Laurel Branch Road
Easy
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Easy
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1.9 mi 3.1 km #24Bent Creek Road
Easy
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Easy
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2.1 mi 3.4 km #25Boyd Branch Road
Easy
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Easy
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0.8 mi 1.3 km #26Sleepy Gap Trail
Difficult
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Difficult
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0.4 mi 0.7 km #27Sidehill Connector
Easy
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Easy
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Photos of Bent Creek Experimental Forest - 8

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Pine Tree Loop
Mar 11, 2020 near Bent Creek, NC
Bent Creek Experimental Forest Hard Times Road
Jan 22, 2020 near Bent Creek, NC
Looking east along the trail
Sep 30, 2018 near Bent Creek, NC
View of the Bent Creek along the trail
Sep 30, 2018 near Bent Creek, NC
View of the Wesley Branch Trail from the Bent Creek Road
Sep 30, 2018 near Bent Creek, NC
The sign for Hardtimes Trailhead located off of Wesley Branch Road.
Apr 19, 2017 near Bent Creek, NC
Trees
Mar 11, 2020 near Avery C…, NC
View north from Five Points.
Oct 13, 2017 near Bent Creek, NC