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Laurel Loop Trail

Intermediate/Difficult
 4.1 (7)

A flowing mountain bike trail that is good for hiking. It has some climbs that will keep you honest.


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Map Key

8.7

Miles

14.0

KM

Point to Point

862' 263 m

High

761' 232 m

Low

677' 206 m

Up

704' 215 m

Down

3%

Avg Grade (2°)

17%

Max Grade (10°)

Dogs Leashed

Features Fall Colors · Lake · Views · Wildlife

Weather closures when wet.

Description

This trail is a typical Piedmont mountain bike singletrack trail. It kind of feels like you are on top of yourself sometimes, but it beats hiking the roads. There are decent views here and there, and overall, it's not a bad time in the woods.

Flora & Fauna

Eastern hardwood forest.

Contacts

Shared By:

Brandon Thrower

Trail Ratings

  4.1 from 7 votes

#8316

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  4.1 from 7 votes
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Trail Rankings

#292

in North Carolina

#8,316

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Photos

Lake on cold early morning...
Nov 12, 2018 near Troutman, NC
One of the many trees you'll squeeze thru while on this excellent trail!
Jan 15, 2018 near Troutman, NC
Morning sun at my favorite spot on Laurel Loop coming clockwise on trail
Nov 12, 2018 near Troutman, NC
Section along the lake.
Feb 18, 2016 near Troutman, NC
Sign directing you to continue the Laurel Loop or take a shortcut to get out quick...
Jan 15, 2018 near Troutman, NC
Nice flow to a spring crossing on laurel.
Feb 18, 2016 near Troutman, NC

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Jun 26, 2020
Brandon Ewan
Best suited to mountain bikers, but good as a training trail for runners 8mi
Oct 31, 2018
Kurt Steiger
Mar 17, 2018
Kurt Steiger
Dec 3, 2016
Sam Medina
8.7mi