Mouse Branch Loop #152A

  

Length: 8.7 miles.
Highlights: Single track and old logging roads, potential views of wild turkey, deer and grouse in wildlife openings, old home sites.
Difficulty: Moderate

Mouse Branch Loop (#152A) is part of the Tsali Recration Area.

Hikers may travel the trails on any day, but mountain bikers and equestrians–the primary users–are kept separated by alternating days on the trails. Be sure to follow the trail schedule:

Jan./Feb./March/April/June/Sept./Nov./Dec.
Right Loop and Left Loop:

  • Horses – Tuesday , Thursday, & Saturday
  • Mountain Bikes –Monday, Wednesday, Friday & Sunday

Mouse Branch and Thompson Loop:

  • Horses – Monday, Wednesday, Friday, & Sunday
  • Mountain Bikes – Tuesday, Thursday, & Saturday

May/July/August/October
Right Loop and Left Loop:

  • Horses – Monday, Wednesday, Friday, & Sunday
  • Mountain Bikes – Tuesday, Thursday, & Saturday

Mouse Branch and Thompson Loop:

  • Horses – Tuesday, Thursday, & Saturday
  • Mountain Bikes – Monday, Wednesday, Friday, & Sunday

There is a per-person day use fee for trail use. Fees can be paid at either the Tsali Bike or Horse Trailheads.

At a Glance

Reservations: No reservation needed

Activities


Bicycling

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Mountain Biking

9 mile trail, single track and old logging roads


Hiking

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Horse Riding & Camping

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https://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/nfsnc/recreation/recarea/?recid=49562&actid=24