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Owner description: A bike trail with great facilities traversing challenging terrain.
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
“Fun trails”
Reviewed July 29, 2013

I did the Right Loop. Start next to the kiosk and maps so you don't have to start your ride with an ugly service road - leave that for the end and it's downhill.

A few moderately challenging climbs, I love riding here because there are sections where you can really let it fly and not worry about braking at all. Great scenery, too. Nice flowing trails. A really fun 10 mile ride, which is perfect for me. Took just over 1.5 hours. One of my all time favorites.

Visited July 2013
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Atlanta, Georgia
Level 5 Contributor
72 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“Beautiful scenery”
Reviewed July 20, 2013

Enjoyed riding Tsali trails. Had a blast. Trails are well maintained. Just a good time out on the bikes enjoying nature!

Visited July 2013
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Charlotte, North Carolina
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Beautiful Biking Trails by the lake”
Reviewed June 26, 2013

If you are a biker then you have to ride at Tsali. It is worth the trip from wherever you are. My husband rides a lot and I am pretty good. We had a blast on Left & Right loops and then went swimming in Fontana Lake. So cool.

Visited June 2013
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Asheville, North Carolina
Level 5 Contributor
68 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Tsali Mountain Bike Trails - Awesome Ride”
Reviewed May 28, 2013 via mobile

Tsali is an excellent set of trails located outside of Bryson City. A total of 4 loop trails, but only 2 are open at a time for mountain bikes. Trail loop length varries from 8 to 11 miles. There is a rotating schedule freeing up 2 trails for horse use each day. Trails are for the most part smooth, fast and flowy. Not technical nor are there any long, hard up hills. There is some elevation but all very doable. I find the trails enjoyable for beginners thru advance. Several great overlooks of the lake and Smoky's. Only issue, no substantial food close by so bring with you along with fluids. $5 parking fee. There is also a campground adjacent to the trails and a boat launch for lake fontana. Bike cleaning station available. Pit toliets. Showers at the campground.

Visited May 2013
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Neenah, Wisconsin
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Muddy but fun”
Reviewed May 26, 2013 via mobile

Rode right loop, mouse branch, mouse branch outlook, and Thompson. Mouse has the best view of them of Fontana Lake and was the most fun for me. all were fun and worth the trip. Bike wash is really nice!

Visited May 2013
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