Arcadia Up & Over

Click image for larger view

Arcadia Up & Over is a 21-mile ride for advanced mountain bikers that winds along various trails as you make your way up and over Thunder Ridge. This ride features a little of everything, including views of nearby creeks, open forests, changes in elevation, rocks, and switchbacks. The climbs and steep changes in elevation are also rewarded with stunning, mountaintop views. Your ride will include stretches of the Cornelius Creek Trail, Apple Orchard Trail, Parker’s Gap, and the Sunset Fields Overlook. Begin and end your adventure at the North Creek Campground, which is accessible via Exit 168 off Interstate 81. Take Arcadia Road (Rt. 614) south and turn left on N. Creek Road to reach the campground.