Okay, this is a shameless plug for my friend’s campground in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina. He just graduated from Appalachian State University and wants to Market his family business to Mountain Bikers. I visited him last weekend and rode the 29er on some of the logging roads behind the campsites. I would rate them as “Faster than your Mama, and twice as burly!!!” which means I wussed out on a lot of the steeper downhills. The Bear Dens at the top of the hill are actually old gypsum mines.
The place rates a stay if you are camping in the East Tennessee / Western North Carolina region. Best in the fall months.
The Website is http://www.vancetoeriverlodge.com/index.shtml