Aspiring and seasoned mountain bikers alike, listen up! Fisher Farm Park in Davidson, North Carolina, offers a trail experience that has something for everyone. Developed and diligently maintained by the Tarheel Trailblazers, this trail combines challenging man-made obstacles with the natural allure of roots and logs. From switchbacks to rock gardens, it promises a comprehensive ride that's both thrilling and rewarding.
The trail, currently spanning 4 miles in Phase II, unfurls as a tight, twisty single-track layout punctuated by brief field climbs. The topography consists of well-packed clay combined with a light mix of dirt and sand, providing ideal traction and a smooth ride.
Adventure beckons at every corner, thanks to the:
Optional lines and 'techy spots' are in abundance, making the trail engaging for riders seeking added complexity.
Worried about getting lost? Follow the red arrow blazes adorned with the Tarheel Trailblazer logo for the recommended route.
The Tarheel Trailblazers' admirable upkeep efforts ensure that the trail is in excellent shape year-round. After rainfall, however, it's advisable to wait 24 hours before embarking on a ride.
With the completion of Phase I in Spring 2005, Phase II began construction in Fall 2005, adding an additional 3-4 miles of trail. This would bring the trail's total length to almost 6 miles.
From 'Enchanted Forest' to 'Allison Farm' segments, riders praise the trail's diversity in terms of features and optional loops. Whether you’re a beginner sticking to easier sections or an experienced rider looking for challenges like the black diamond areas, Fisher Farm offers a gamut of experiences.
If roots and logs give you thrills, this is your haven. Some veterans view the roots as a test of riding skills, making Fisher Farm a riddle that challenges one's line choices and landing spots. On the flip side, beginners find the roots to be a bit cumbersome at times.
Many of the local cyclists have volunteered for trailwork, suggesting that with a little extra attention, Fisher Farm can even surpass its current glory.
From its diverse range of features to its excellent maintenance, Fisher Farm Park's mountain bike trail is undoubtedly one of Davidson's gems. So gear up and explore this compelling course that promises a little bit of everything for mountain bikers at all levels.