Local Riding Resources

Mountain Biking

Bent Creek Experimental Forest The most accessible trails in the area with beginner to advanced options as well as gravel roads. Map: WNC Trail Guide South Pisgah Ranger District Including Bent Creek

Dupont State Forest A large trail network with beginner to advanced options closer to Brevard and Hendersonville. Map: WNC Trail Guide Dupont State Recreational Forest

Road Riding

Blue Ridge Parkway A national scenic byway that provides scenic routes and plenty of climbs. The parkway makes for an easy out-and-back in either direction. Head south to Mt. Pisgah or north to Mt. Mitchell.

Riverside Drive Hwy 251 from North Asheville to Marshall. Eleven miles of flat road alongside the French Broad river in a narrow valley. Rides can also climb to the ridges paralleling the river for great views and lightly traveled rural roads.


Hominy Creek to Carrier Park Three-mile paved path along the French Broad Riuve that adjoins with more paths in Carrier Park and the “mellowdrome” multi-use mile track.

River Arts District Throughout the River Arts District new and existing greenways and bike lanes are under construction. A great place to ride bikes, check out an art gallery, and grab a local craft beer.

Local Organizations

Blue Ridge Bicycle Club A club that exists to promote healthy and fun lifestyles through cycling in Western North Carolina. Become a member and gain access to their exten- sive road route library or check out their weekly group rides.

Friends of Connect Buncombe An organization that supports the construction of greenways throughout Buncombe County. Become a member and help make greenways happen.

Asheville On Bikes An organization dedicated to cultivating commuter and urban cycling. Become a member or come out for their many bike events around town.

Pisgah Area SORBA An organization for promoting land access, trail preservation, and new trail development in order to enhance mountain biking in the area. Become a member or come out for a trail maintenance day.

Eat. Drink. Ride.

Asheville Pizza and Brewing Co. One of the original Asheville breweries with 2 locations in town. Asheville crafted beer, great pizza, and a fun environment.

Or you can always shoot us a call or stop in the shop! We love talking about our favorite spots.