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Franklin, North Carolina

4 mi   gravel

National Forest Rd to Wayah Bald

Gravel route from National Forest Rd to Wayah Bald Rd, Franklin, Macon County, North Carolina

"Easy, well maintained forest service road to Wayah Bald and its Overlook Tower. Easily ridden on a street bike by a competent rider. Great views from the overlook. Restroom facilities at the bald."

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12 mi   gravel

Rainbow Springs Rd

Gravel route on Rainbow Springs Rd, Franklin, Macon County, North Carolina

"This is a great gravel road with very little traffic. "

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12 mi   gravel

Hickory Knoll Road

Gravel route on Hickory Knoll Rd, Franklin, Macon County, North Carolina

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10 mi   gravel

Standing Indian to Albert mountain

Gravel route from National Forest Rd to Ball Creek Rd, Otto, Macon County, North Carolina

"nice out and back gravel climb"

43 mi   gravel

Rainbow springs lollipop

Gravel route on US-64, Franklin, Macon County, North Carolina

"43 miles 8300' climbing !"

19 mi   gravel

Rainbow Springs Road to Harbour Heights Drive

Gravel route from Rainbow Springs Rd to Harbour Heights Dr, Hayesville, Clay County, North Carolina

49 mi   gravel

Rainbow Springs Road

Gravel route on Rainbow Springs Rd, Franklin, Macon County, North Carolina

4 mi   gravel

FS Road 751

Gravel route from Shope Creek Rd to Coweeta Lab Rd, Otto, Macon County, North Carolina

"Hard packed dirt / gravel Park at Coweeta Lab and ride up and back. The climb up starts off fairly easy but gets much steeper after the first mile. The climb is relentless. The road eventually ends and turns into an unrideable trail with lots of deadfall. The downhill return trip is a blast."

5 mi   gravel

FS Road 388

Gravel route from State Rd 1310 to Unnamed Road, Franklin, Macon County, North Carolina

"A nice peaceful ride relatively close to Franklin. It is a bit of a workout due to the climbs but the climbs are followed by fun descents. Mostly well packed gravel but watch out for some loose areas when speeding down the downhill sections. A few cars on the first two miles because the popular Rufus Morgan Trail and Falls is here. After the small parking area at the trail head I saw no one for the remainder of the ride out. It's about a 5 ride to the mapped end of the road but there is a gate off the left and the road continues. I rode about another mile on that section but turned around due to lack of time. I will eventually go back to investigate where it leads. That portion is much less traveled and turns to dirt doubletrack. "

3 mi   gravel

Needmore Rd

Gravel route from State Rd 1364 to State Rd 1114, Bryson City, Swain County, North Carolina

"Local County gravel rd. Smooth ride. Road is just a few feet from the river and basically the same elevation as the river. "

5 mi   gravel

Gold Mine Rd to Peeks Creek Rd

Gravel route from State Rd 1679 to State Rd 1678, Franklin, Macon County, North Carolina

5 mi   gravel

Little Ellijay Rd

Gravel route from State Rd 1528 to State Rd 1001, Franklin, Macon County, North Carolina

"Narrow across ridge line for a short distance with beautiful winter views. A lot of houses at bottom. Loose gravel. Watch for oncoming traffic."

6 mi   gravel

Tellico Rd

Gravel route from Tellico Rd to Otter Creek Rd, Topton, Macon County, North Carolina

12 mi   gravel

Conleys Creek Rd to Leatherman Gap Rd

Gravel route from Conleys Creek Rd to Ned Hill Rd, Franklin, Macon County, North Carolina

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