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Weed Patch Mountain Trail

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 4.3 (22)

A beautiful backcountry adventure.


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Map Key

7.8

Miles

12.5

KM

Singletrack

3,449' 1,051 m

High

1,522' 464 m

Low

2,479' 756 m

Up

560' 171 m

Down

7%

Avg Grade (4°)

33%

Max Grade (18°)

Dogs Off-leash

E-Bikes Allowed

Description

This newly (2018) created multi-use trail explore the rugged and mountainous terrain of the wilderness area of Buffalo Creek Park. The trail winds through old growth forest, passing by streams and climbing to several stunning viewpoints. Highlights along the trail include Trout Creek, Grey Rock, Flapjack Rock, Tunnel Trail, and Eagle Rock.

For more information on the Weed Patch Mountain Trail, visit the Conserving Carolina website.

Contacts

Land Manager: Town of Lake Lure

Shared By:

Kristen Arendt with improvements by Christian E

Trail Ratings

  4.3 from 22 votes

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  4.3 from 22 votes
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#698

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Photos

View from atop Eagle Rock
Aug 5, 2018 near Lake Lure, NC
Accessible rock features at the top of Eagle Rock.
Aug 5, 2018 near Lake Lure, NC
View of Lake Lure
Aug 29, 2020 near Lake Lure, NC
Looking down Weed Patch trail from the HHT junction
May 20, 2019 near Lake Lure, NC
View of your final destination from a rocky outcrop on the trail.
Aug 5, 2018 near Lake Lure, NC
One of many rock features along the trail.
Aug 5, 2018 near Lake Lure, NC

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Sep 11, 2021
Adam Hester
Burly backcountry climb and descent. Epic day. Not the best flow, but incredible views. Drive and get dropped at the top and ride down. 19.6mi — 5h 30m
Feb 21, 2021
RALPH GRIZZLE
2h 45m
Aug 27, 2020
slim jim
20mi — 3h 30m
Aug 20, 2019
Sean Wiggins
20mi
Aug 12, 2019
Bobby B
Jul 27, 2019
J. Matt
World class trail. Shuttling is weak sauce. 20mi — 3h 35m
Jul 13, 2019
Shane Toomes
Wow! What a great trail! Wonderful views. Challenging terrain, with rocks, roots, drops, and tight switch backs both going up and down. Great trail
Jun 8, 2019
Dubya G.
Trail is 100% clear of trees.