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Tsali Recreation Area

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Recommended Routes in Tsali Recreation Area - 3

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Favorite The beautiful overlook at Tsali!
Intermediate

Tsali Left and Right Loops - IMBA Epic

24.8 mi 39.9 km 1,707' Up 520.28 m Up 1,725' Down 525.68 m Down

Bryson…, NC
Favorite Descending Mouse Branch Overlook Trail
Intermediate

Tsali Mouse Branch and Thompson Loops

14.9 mi 23.9 km 1,566' Up 477.29 m Up 1,553' Down 473.35 m Down

Bryson…, NC
Favorite The beautiful overlook at Tsali!
Intermediate

Tsali Left Loop - Entire Ride

11.0 mi 17.7 km 968' Up 295.1 m Up 964' Down 293.97 m Down

Bryson…, NC

Tsali Recreation Area Biking

  • 87 Miles 140 Kilometers of Trail
  • 3 Recommended Routes
  • 0 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 8 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 0 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Tsali Recreation Area - 5

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8.4 mi 13.5 km #1Mouse Branch Loop
Intermediate
Bryson City, NC
Intermediate
Bryson City, NC 25 
6.2 mi 10.0 km #2Thompson Loop
Intermediate
Bryson City, NC
Intermediate
Bryson City, NC 23 
10.5 mi 16.9 km #3Tsali Right Loop
Intermediate
Bryson City, NC
Intermediate
Bryson City, NC 18 
8.7 mi 14.0 km #4Tsali Left Loop
Intermediate
Bryson City, NC
Intermediate
Bryson City, NC
2.5 mi 4.0 km #5County Line Road
Intermediate
Bryson City, NC
Intermediate
Bryson City, NC

Photos of Tsali Recreation Area - 16

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The beautiful overlook at Tsali!
Feb 11, 2018 near Bryson…, NC
Great Smokey Mountain National Park
Oct 15, 2013 near Bryson…, NC
Lovely sunset location, but bring lights for riding out.
Aug 29, 2022 near Bryson…, NC
Fontana Lake, from the Tsali Left Loop.  The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is across the lake.
Jun 17, 2013 near Bryson…, NC
Left Loop view
Jul 31, 2013 near Bryson…, NC
Tsali Left loop Trail Along Fontana Lake/ Mouse Branch, Smokey Mountain National Park in the Background
Aug 9, 2014 near Bryson…, NC
A few great views along these trails. Loved the area.
Aug 29, 2022 near Bryson…, NC
October 2017
Oct 2, 2017 near Bryson…, NC