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Yancey Bike Routes

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Celo Ride #1
~ 4 miles
Exit Celo Inn., L to cross bridge - L onto Seven Mile Ridge Rd - (.3) L on Halls Chapel Road and ride end to end. Few hills, almost no traffic and is quite lovely. Great views of Black Mountains and South Toe River. Double back to Celo Inn for a sweet 8 mile ride. Short to medium length ride.
Celo Ride #2
The Local 9 ~ 9 miles
Exit Celo Inn, L to cross bridge - L onto Seven Mile Ridge Rd. - (.3) L onto Halls Chapel Rd. - (4.4) L onto Blue Rock Rd. - (5.5) L to cross bridge (S. Toe River) - (6.4) L onto Hwy 80 - (6.8) L onto Lower Browns Creek Rd. - (7.3) R onto Grindstaff Rd. - (9.5) L onto Hwy 80 - (9.58) L onto Seven Mile Ridge Rd. - L into Celo Inn parking lot
Medium length ride
Celo Ride #3
The Local 11 ~ 11 miles
Exit Celo Inn., L to cross bridge - L onto Seven Mile Ridge Rd - (.3) L on Halls Chapel Rd. - (4.4) L on Blue Rock Rd. - (5.5) L to cross bridge (S. Toe River) - (6.4) L on Hwy 80 (7.5) R on Upper White Oak Ck. Rd - (10.7) L on Hwy 80 - (10.9) R on Seven Mile Ridge - L into Celo Inn parking lot
Medium length ride.
Pensacola Ride #1
Park at the Texaco on the corner of 19-E and 197-S or at Brookside Rehab ~1/2 mile south on 197 Follow 197 to Murchison and return.
Medium to long length ride.
Pensacola Ride #2
Park at the Texaco on the corner of 19-E and 197-S or at Brookside Rehab ~1/2 mile south on 197 Follow 197 to Murchison Turn around and after passing Cattail Creek Road turn right on Bolens Creek Rd which climbs and then descends dramatically along Bolens Creek to rejoin 197 just south of Brookside Rehab
Medium to long length ride
Pensacola Ride #3
Follow 197 to Murchison and JUST KEEP GOING The pavement has been extended to the county lime at the top of the mountain. The climb is well-graded and never punishing steep. Back the way you came—UNLESS—you are on a mountain bike in which case you could fly down the gravel Buncombe County side into Barnardsville
Long length ride.