|Rating:||Bike: Moderate||Hike: Moderate|
|Terminates with:||Guion Trail||Sky Valley Road|
Getting there: From Guion Farm Access Area, go up the trail from the parking lot past the farm house and turn left on Buck Forest Road. You'll almost immediately come to Hickory Mountain Road on your right. Go up Hickory Mountain Road to Guion Trail An alternate route is to take Sky Valley Road north from Guion Farm Access Area 1/2 mile and Rifle Trail trailhead is on the left. Note the sign here is a little different -------------------->
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Rifle Trail is a wide singletrack roller coaster running down to Sky Valley Road from Guion Trail. Lots of waterbars make for a fun mountain bike ride. The trail is rated moderate but bikers will need good braking control since the trail is fairly steep in places.
The footing is mostly good with a few areas of erosion and loose rocks. Elevation change is all downhill from Guion Trail to Sky Valley Road with few level sectons. Poplar trail branches off about halfway down Rifle Trail.
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