Project Description

Copperhead Loop

Distance: 109 miles
Road type: twisty, scenic
Travel time: 4 hrs.

This is a short route but it’s a lot of fun –plenty of curves and things to see along the way –since the route is a short ride if gives riders various options: once you reach the end turn around and ride it in the opposite direction –another option is visiting “The Cradle of Forestry”on US 276 and/ or the “Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute”on US 215

Once known as a secret ride to North Carolina locals, the Copperhead Loop has risen to become an incredibly sought after ride. The Copperhead Loop is a 77 mile ride that provides awe-inspiring nature scenes, a challenging and satisfying road with a fair amount of enjoyable twisties, and incredibly easy access points. This ride can be easily tackled in an afternoon, but many riders prefer to savor the ride and stop along the way to see the many points of interest that dot the Copperhead Loop.

Points of interest:

  • Sliding Rock
  • Looking Glass Falls
  • Sunburst Falls
  • Lake Logan