WNC Area Information Guide

This section contains general area information, which you may find useful when riding or planning your rides.

The First Timer's Guide to Mountain Biking in WNC

This page will help you get oriented to the area and what it has to offer. It's a list of frequently asked questions with their answers and links to where more information can be found.

Bike Shops

Information on the area's bike shops.


There are many great places to stay in WNC. Here are a few near the trails--view information on lodging, backcountry camping, and the Public Campground Information Tables.

Clubs & Organizations

Information on different ones around the area as well as national and international ones.

Weather and Climate

Information on the local level.

WNC Geography

Describes the mountains and the trails in general, what they're called, and why they make such a great place to ride.

WNC Area Overview Map

Use this map to find WNC's roads, towns, National Forests and Parks, and places to ride. Link directly to trail information from the map.