New Trail Opens at Bracken Mountain Preserve in Brevard
A new trail for hiking and mountain biking just opened in Bracken Mountain Preserve. The approximately 1.5-mile trail, called the Pinnacle Trail, offers a steep climb with 500 feet of elevation gain and creates a new loop.
It brings the trail system in Bracken Mountain Preserve to nearly nine miles. These trails create a direct connection between Brevard and Pisgah National Forest.
Aaron Bland, a planner with the City of Brevard, says, “Bracken is a valuable amenity the City is proud to provide. It connects citizens to their natural and cultural heritage, promotes healthy living, adds to our area’s reputation for fantastic outdoor recreation, and is a prime example of the great things that can be achieved through collaboration…..