The Dark Mountain Trail is part of an ever-expanding trail system found at the W. Kerr Scott Reservoir. With huge berms, fast descents, and moderate climbs, the 7.5 mile Dark Mountain Trail rips around the mountainous terrain near Kerr Scott Lake. Other trails that should be on everyone’s list include Warrior Creek + the Overmountain Victory Trail.
Directions from Boone: Take Hwy 421 S for 28 miles to Wilkesboro. Take exit 286B to NC 268 W from Wilkesboro for 3 miles past US 421, turn right at the W. Kerr Scott Dam & Reservoir sign onto Reservoir Rd. Follow across W. Kerr Scott Dam, turn left at the flagpole to parking area.