Your source for Mountain Biking in the Triangle
Smith Lake Bike Trail
Skill Level: Beginner to intermediate
Take Bragg Blvd to Honeycutt Road and turn towards
Fayetteville. Go until you
reach Murchison Road (HWY 87/210) and turn right
heading south. Go past Simmon's Army Airfield and turn
left into Smith Lake Recreation Area. From there you take
the last dirt road before you enter Smith Lake to the
right. Continue down this road for ~1 mile; trailhead is
on the right. There is a fee to ride these trails.
Skill Level: Intermediate
HEFNER TRAIL IS NOW OFF LIMITS. TICKETS are being issued
by Forest Service Rangers and military officials.
TMTB.com and most people thought these trails were legal.
Hopefully, folks in Fayetteville will build some more
trails, legally, as the flat, sandy soil makes for some
They are constantly adding more single
track to this trail. The forest is a little different
than you might see in the Triangle. It's sandy and the
trees are spread out. A good place to ride if everything
else is covered in mud. It has great flow and there are a
couple decent climbs but for the most part, it's flat and
"You can't frighten me, I'm a coward.
I'm scared all the time." - Arnold Rimmer