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    New Trails Open - Buffalo Creek Park - Lake Lure, NC

    Looks like there's some new mileage available on the new trails near Lake Lure/Chimney Rock, NC:
    Western North Carolina's Newest Trail System for Mountain Bikers Now Partially Open : Town of Lake Lure

    After going through the photo gallery linked from there, you'll know what every inch of trail looks like before you even get there

    Our own write-up, summary of the same info:
    New multi-Use trails open near Lake Lure, NC

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    Do you have GPS coordinates for the parking lot? I see the driving directions on how to get there, but I'm just looking for a bit more detail. Thanks!
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    Quote Originally Posted by amillion3 View Post
    Do you have GPS coordinates for the parking lot? I see the driving directions on how to get there, but I'm just looking for a bit more detail. Thanks!
    Once you turn past Rumbling Bald Resort onto Buffalo Creek Rd, look for a small gravel parking area on the left with some blue painted parking curb stops made out of wood.

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    Quote Originally Posted by amillion3 View Post
    Do you have GPS coordinates for the parking lot?
    I hiked it with the family a couple of weekends ago; I put the GPX (starting at the roadside trailhead) on AllTrails here:
    Buffalo Creek Park Loop Trail | AllTrails.com

    Edit: 35.48091, -82.18645

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    Very helpful, thank you so much. I'm putting together a map of the area for a rock climbing guide book. I wanted to get as close as possible to the trailhead.

    Also, this trail looks like a ton of fun. Speed, flow and cardio!
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    Quote Originally Posted by amillion3 View Post
    I'm putting together a map of the area for a rock climbing guide book.
    You'll love the big rock feature near the top, then...just steer clear of the massive poison ivy vines that grow on it in spots.

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    Sweet, I was there last July and unfortunately, tons of rain delayed the opening until this year. Can't wait to get back up there and hit it.
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    I rode there today, it is a really awesome place. It is super flowy and has a TON of switchbacks. Rides great both ways. Quite a bit of elevation gain. If you guys get a chance you have to check it out for sure! Spoke with a guy with the parks and rec there today as we were leaving and he told us about the plan to keep adding. Should be really nice when it all gets finished!

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