Asheville, North Carolina, is home to nature’s great backyard teeming with new adventures that you cannot pass up. In our scenic city, there is always a good reason to go exploring! Nestles in the Blue Ridge Mountains, Asheville has so many exciting historic landmarks, cultural arts, natural beauty, and so much more. Experience just a sliver of the beauty when you stay with The Horse Shoe Farm, an over 85-acre riverfront estate just outside Asheville. Re-energize and bask in Asheville’s nature. One amazing way to explore the surrounding areas is to pedal into the vast Asheville mountain biking scene. This quick guide will reveal how to have a grand mountain biking adventure in Asheville.
We’re Kind of a Big Deal
As you may have guessed, mountain biking is big in the Asheville area of the North Carolina mountains. You are more than welcome to bring your own bike with you to The Horse Shoe Farm or rent from the following local rental businesses:
- Asheville Bicycle Company
- Liberty Bicycles
- Motion Makers Bicycle Shop
- MustAsheville Bikes
- Youngblood Bicycles
They will be more than happy to keep you outfitted and your bike in tune.
Best Mountain Biking Trails in Asheville
Now that you’re all equipped with a mountain bike, you can start to plan which trails you’ll want to venture out on. If you are looking to stay close to your home base, then try one of The Horse Shoe Farm’s many biking trails. Just south of the city, you’ll find a variety of mountain bike trails at the Bent Creek Experimental Forest and the NC Arboretum. Check out these other popular biking areas:
- Beech Mountain
- Bent Creek Experimental Forest
- Biltmore Estate
- DuPont State Recreational Forest
- Lake Lure
- Tsali Recreation Area
Feel free to ask our qualified staff what areas they recommend for mountain biking!
The Horse Shoe Farm offers luxury accommodations tucked into the majestic mountains of North Carolina. As you plan your Asheville mountain biking experience, enjoy all the amenities offered at the eight houses available to rent, from comfy cottages to grand manors. Go ahead and book your country stay online today!