Location: Piney Knob Hill Road, Murphy, NC 28906
State(s): North Carolina
From Murphy, NC head east on US 129/US-74. At the Casino turn left onto State Road 1370/Regal Road. Go .3 miles and turn right onto Piney Knob Hill Road. Cross the railroad tracks and go up the small gravel road (there are several roads/driveways- use the small one straight across the tracks) through the yellow gates. Go 1.1 miles to the parking area and the gated entry to the trails.
The town of Murphy, North Carolina is working to construct 22.3 miles of recreational hiking and mountain biking trails on the 700+ acre Murphy Watershed property off of Piney Knob Hill Road. The second phase of the project is nearing completion and 7 miles of trails are now open (15 miles in May 2020). Please note that construction is ongoing so we ask all users to please stay on marked trails.
All trails are dirt single-track trails and will be built in accordance with International Mountain Bike Association (IMBA) standards.
Width: 36 inches.
Primary Surface: Soil, Compacted
Secondary Surface: Boardwalk
Elevation Low Point: 1,604
Elevation High Point: 2,014
Elevation Gain (cumulative): Not Available
Year Designated: 2021
For more information and current conditions, contact the trail manager (listed below). For questions, suggestions, and corrections to information listed on the website, contact American Trails.
Southern Appalachian Bicycle Association
PO Box 542
Hayesville, NC 28904
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