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Overall :   4.3 / 5.0   based on 31 votes
Technical :   1.6 / 5.0   based on 31 votes
Climbing :   1.7 / 5.0   based on 31 votes
Freeride :   1.8 / 5.0   based on 31 votes
Scenery/Wildlife :   4.2 / 5.0   based on 31 votes
Flow :   4.4 / 5.0   based on 31 votes

Description
Location: North of Johnston Mill Nature Preserve and east of Duke Forest, between Durham and Hillsborough
Miles: 9
Skill Level: Beginner

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Park Hours and Fees
Rules of the Trail



Trail page still under construction, stay tuned for more info!

Directions

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Park Hours and Fees
Dawn to dusk, seven days a week. There is no fee.

Rules of the Trail

  1. All riders must wear a helmet.
  2. Respect the rights of all other trail users and obey park rules and regulations. Bikers must always yield to walkers.
  3. Plan Ahead.
  4. Ride only on officially marked trails.
  5. Keep your bike under control.
  6. Do not disturb or alarm wildlife.
  7. Pets must be kept on a leash at all times.
  8. Leave no trace (don't litter).
  9. Set a good example and report violators/hazards.
  10. Allow time to finish outings before the park closes.




This trail is not open for night riding except under organized night ride events coordinated with cycling clubs and park staff. Stay tuned to this site for upcoming night rides.

 

 


Review Brumley Forest trail

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Brumley Forest trail has been reviewed 31 times by our trianglemtb.com guests.

Reviewed by:jhast
Reviewed on:10/15/2020
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Nice trail that can be ridden as fast as possible. The only problem is that it’s very popular and there are a half dozen fast, blind corners from both directions. The users of this trail would benefit from being directional by day.
Reviewed by:SAMTB
Reviewed on:10/03/2020
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Brumley is a beautiful park filled with a variety of attractions to enjoy. The trails are multi use with good signage on all trails. Trails are made up of nice flow sections and some fun rock gardens but the beginner shouldn't be intimidated by any of the trails as most trails can be ridden by riders or all skill levels, technical sections can be worked around with some care. Brumley offers fun and challenges for rides of all skill levels. Trails are very well maintained and designed for maximum enjoyment. During the week days trails are not busy with the weekends being considerably much busier with both riders and hikers.
In my opinion Brumley is one of the best parks to ride in the triangle.
Reviewed by:abarry
Reviewed on:07/10/2020
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Reviewed by:richardslay
Reviewed on:08/22/2019
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First time riding this trail. Really liked it. No crazy hill climbs but a few rocks to play with. Easy to follow and well marked. I'll be back.
Reviewed by:anythingshiny
Reviewed on:01/09/2019
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Great set of trails. Plenty of fun and flow. Some up, some down. some rocks, some bumps and all fun!
Reviewed by:canyoneagle
Reviewed on:11/25/2018
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Fabulous XC trail. Fast and flowy, with fun whoop-de-doos and a few technical sections to keep things interesting.
Fantastic for XC-oriented folks, or for newer riders wanting to get a good sense of mountain biking and develop base skills.
Great trail!
Reviewed by:Tanager
Reviewed on:11/19/2018
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Lovely spot. My 14 y.o.'s first ride on a real MTB (my old 29er HT), and I couldn't have picked a better spot. Absolutely the place to go for first-timers (or skills-lacking pure roadies like me). We did the blue, white, and yellow loops, and we had a grand time. Long stretches where you barely need to pedal, the terrain just pushes you forward. Lovely spot in the forest, too, with some nice views down to the creek. Keep your eyes open, though, b/c it is a spot where families bring little kids (I saw one bunch with several who couldn't have been more than 10).
Reviewed by:Miyata
Reviewed on:04/11/2018
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This is a wonderful ride.
Reviewed by:hounddog
Reviewed on:04/10/2018
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Very nice little local trail. Good for beginners, nothing very technical. Very flowy and fast.

Gotta be respectful to all of the hikers/walkers and probably not a great idea to go on a nice weekend day unless you are really early as it is very popular with non-cyclists as well.
Reviewed by:Zilla
Reviewed on:03/24/2018
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Brumley Forest Trails are like your groomed green ski slopes - smooth and not very technical, which enable you to just move and flow with the terrain. You can just go fast on these trails, and learn your cornering skills without having to worry about hitting a tree or falling off an embankment. If you want to hone in on leaning your bike at higher speeds then this is the trail for you. If you're a cyclocross racer then this is a good practice trail system.

If you're just getting into riding dirt then these trails are perfect for you to learn on since you don't have to worry about roots, rocks, sharp climbs or deep descents. If you're an intermediate/advance rider that just blows away San Lee or New Light then these trails may not be for you.

I rode here for the first time today, and I'm going back. It's worth the 20min drive from Cary for me.

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