The Mountain Biking Capitol
Is Transylvania County North Carolina
The beautiful mountains and rugged terrain around Brevard and Transylvania County make the area known as the Mountain Biking Capitol of North Carolina. It’s the perfect place for anyone who loves biking through the mountains or along rugged off-road trails and courses. The facts speak for the opportunities to enjoy great riding:
100,000 acres of public lands (in Pisgah, DuPont and Gorges Forests)
400 miles of peerless single track biking trails
1,000+ miles of gravel Forest Service roads
Here are links for information on locations and trail around the region:
Some of the best biking trails are in
DuPont State Forest. In fact, noted cyclist and author Ian Dille's book "The Cyclist's Bucket List" features DuPont as one of the nine must-do rides in the world!
Excellent mountain biking can be found in
Pisgah National Forest.
Get an overview of area biking information and previews
of some of the better area biking trails.
Enthusiasts of the sport, from casual local riders from around the region to nationally competitive professionals, descend on the area throughout the year for some of the best competitive races in the nation. It’s an impressive list of events that attract national teams and Tour de France riders:
In short, Brevard is the place to be for those who love to watch, ride and compete on mountain biking in the Mountain Biking Capitol of North Carolina (and some say the world.)