Alexander Bike Park (Asheville): Located adjacent to the French Broad River about 15 minutes north of town, this seldom used mountain bike park offers a variety of sweet singletrack for you and your pooch. Combine the two loops for an intermediate ride of an hour and a half. There is not much water along the trail so either bring some water for your dog or hit the French Broad River after the ride.
Directions from Asheville: Take I-26 W/ US 19-23 N to Exit 19A Marshall/Hot Springs. Take Hwy 25/70 toward Marshall to the second light. Turn left onto Monticello Rd. to River Rd. Turn right on River Rd. for several miles to the signed parking area on the right.