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San-Lee Park

(updated: Feb 3, 2011)

Really nice well-maintained mountain bike singletrack here. Started out with 4.5 miles, then 6 miles and is now closer to 10 miles with new trail still being added. Some fast smooth sections and a couple of killer rock gardens including the Gauntlet and Freefall. Also some new berms and switchbacks. They've packed a lot of trail in a relatively small area of less than 200 acres.

For more info on the park, trianglemtb.com has a nice page.

Also the Lee County website has good information as well.

The park also has camping, fishing, paddle boat rentals, hiking and nature trails, and an indoor exhibit with snakes, including some fat cottonmouths, copperheads and rattlesnakes.

Check the park hours before going using the links above or call the park office. And make sure you are done by 5pm or you may get locked in.

Also check out nearby places to ride including Governor's Creek and Devil's Ridge.

San-Lee Park
572 Pumping Station Rd
Sanford, NC 27330
(919) 776-6221


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Filed Under: Trail Info > North Carolina > Sanford


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AVERAGE RATING: (2 ratings)



1. Antim gave it:

I am totally adtedcid to watching your cameras!!! It is so awesome to see. I have bad arthritis and can't get around too well so I sit and watch the cameras every night now. I can't thank you enough!!! I work 3 days a week and am so worn out when I get home it is hard to do anything. I don't watch much tv so I am glad to have something good to watch now!God Bless you!

Sep 4, 2015 @ 8:23 AM




2. bikesnbeer gave it:

I have ventured to Sanford several times to ride the San Lee Trail. It is a very nice departure from the Wilmington area. It is about two hours, very doable for a morning ride and back to wilmington shortly after lunch. Loose pack trail in some parts, and more sustained climbing than anything in the area. Has downhills that last 20-30 seconds and you can reach speeds of 30 mph. Hardest climb in my opinion is "tuff climb" towards the end of the trail. One loop is a little under six miles. Two laps and your legs will be burning. I have ridden here in the fall and summer; late fall can have a good amount of leaves.

Jul 1, 2009 @ 10:55 PM



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