There is, unforutately, a limited amount of mountain biking areas in and near Rutherford County. The closest places to ride include:
In addition, the Thermal Belt Rail Trail extends nearly 8 miles from Oakland Road in Spindale west and north to the community of Gilkey. The surface is crushed gravel. The trail is nearly flat with only a gentle rise if traveling towards Gilkey. Learn more about this trail on our 'Rails to Trails' project page.