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Rocky River Trail

Average Rating:    (5 of 5)

No. of Reviews: 1

Trail Description: 12.0 miles of true single track winding thru hilly, steep terrain on the banks of the Rocky River. Elevation gain is about 1035 feet per lap.

Suggested Donations is $3.00 per day.

Other Info: Parking is to the left when you turn off Parks Laferty Rd. Trail starts and ends at the Kioski on Left side of the gravel road. Recomended direction is counter clockwise. Trail Entrance is to the right of Kioski. This trail is on PRIVATE property so please be respectful to the owners of the land.
Helmet Required.

Suggested Donation is $3.00 per day.
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Latitude
35.31647369362299
Longitude
-80.53391513226319
Trail Length
12+
Trail Level
Trails for all skill levels
Trail Type
Singletrack
City/County
Concord
State/Territory/Province
NC
Zip/Postal Code
28025
Country
US
Web Address
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Review Date
April 28, 2015

Overall Rating
 5 of 5

Aerobic Difficulty
 4 of 5

Technical Difficulty
 4 of 5

Ridden Trail:
Once a week

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Reviewed by: azcanc ,  Cross Country Rider

Summary:
example review from tarheel trailblazers - This is the toughest trail I've ridden in the area, but its very fun. You won't see any tough rock gardens, but it is technical in other ways. First, a couple climbs (gorge, no name) are technical in nature - very steep in sections w/roots and steep off-camber switchbacks. A couple downhill sections are also very tricky due to the steep off-camber switchbacks. This is not one of those wide and groomed trails. It has great flow and variety. I've ridden it a couple times and will be going much more, because it's a great trail to train up. If you can conquer this trail, all others in the area will be much easier. The climbs are the hardest in the area. I can't say that enough and its the biggest reason for me to keep hitting the trail. It makes me better. They are leg and lung burners and will challenge you technically. One thing to keep aware of is the wild nature of the trail. It's a tick haven, especially this time of year. I've had to flick some off my legs after each of my 2 rides on this trail over the past week and a half.

Recommended Route:
All of it.....12+ miles.

Other recommended trails in the same area:
Sherman Branch -
WWC -



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