Tsali Right Loop #38

  

Length: 13.9 miles.
Hightlights: Single Track, creek crossings, shorter 4- and 8-mile loops possible.
Difficulty: Moderately difficult.

Tsali Right Loop (#38) 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
Fees Daily recreation user fee.

Activities


Bicycling

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Mountain Biking

11 mile trail, single track, view of Fontana Lake, several creek crossings; shorter 4 - 8 mile loops possible.

Hours of Operation: Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Friday

Hiking

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Horse Riding & Camping

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https://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/nfsnc/recreation/recarea/?recid=49814&actid=24