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The Best Routes: North Carolina

We've ranked the best North Carolina Routes using our unique popularity algorithm. View all Routes: North Carolina.

RankName of Motorcycle RoadState(s)Rating
1. Deal's Gap (AKA "The Dragon" or "Tail of the Dragon")North Carolina, Tennessee4.28
2. Cherohala SkywayNorth Carolina, Tennessee4.88
3. Blue Ridge ParkwayNorth Carolina, Virginia4.80
4. The Hellbender 28North Carolina4.56
5. Mountain Meander - Upper Slice of Route 28North Carolina5.00
6. Shiner's RunNorth Carolina5.00
7. The Waterfall Byway Along the Cullasaja River GorgeNorth Carolina4.90
8. The Copperhead LoopNorth Carolina5.00
9. US 221 - Independence, VA to Boone, NCNorth Carolina, Virginia5.00
10. The Cherokee RunNorth Carolina4.75
11. NC Hwy 261- Roan Mountain RoadNorth Carolina, Tennessee5.00
12. Short Scenic Ride - Hwy 94United States, North Carolina5.00
13. Valle Crucis to Banner Elk on Rt 194North Carolina5.00
14. North Carolina's Route 80 (AKA Devil's Whip)North Carolina4.25
15. Sandbanks RoadNorth Carolina5.00
16. Fletcher NC to Chimney Rock & Lake LureNorth Carolina5.00
17. "Beginners Beware"North Carolina4.55
18. Route 181 - Joanas Ridge to MorgantonNorth Carolina4.58
19. NC Hwy 66 Near Brown MountainNorth Carolina4.67
20. Buffalo Shoals RoadNorth Carolina4.50
21. Full Day of North Carolina Twisties LoopNorth Carolina4.25
22. Wayah roadNorth Carolina4.18
23. Greensboro, NC - Blue Ridge Pkwy - Winston-SalemNorth Carolina, Virginia4.40
24. Diamond Back Loop (226 & 226A)North Carolina4.11
25. High Heaven RideNorth Carolina4.25
26. The Coastal Huggin' NC 12North Carolina4.13
27. NC Route 89 & 8North Carolina4.33
28. Old Liberty RoadNorth Carolina3.83
29. Jump Off Rock to AsheboroNorth Carolina4.00
30. Off the beaten pathNorth Carolina4.00
31. Topsail LoopNorth Carolina4.00
32. Old Maple Hill RoadNorth Carolina4.00
33. Ebeneezer Church RdNorth Carolina4.00
34. Back Country Church RoadsNorth Carolina4.00
35. Great Ride - Mt Pisgah HighwayNorth Carolina4.00
36. US 178 - Pickens, Moorefield, and Liberty HighwaysSouth Carolina, North Carolina4.00
37. I-40 Through Pisgah and Cherokee National ForestsNorth Carolina, Tennessee4.00
38. Old Weaver and Other Roads Near Falls LakeNorth Carolina4.00
39. Route 18 - Shelby to Morganton NCNorth Carolina4.00
40. Hampton RoadNorth Carolina4.00
41. Hickory Nut Gap RoadNorth Carolina4.00
42. Grandfather Mountain ride (US 221)North Carolina3.67
43. Brushy Mountain RoadNorth Carolina3.71
44. Pekin Road & Cartledge Creek RoadNorth Carolina3.75
45. Route 16 - Charlotte to WilkesboroNorth Carolina3.30
46. Country Station 53North Carolina3.50
47. The North Carolina Piedmont along NC 22North Carolina3.50
48. Mt Vernon church & Pleasant Union Church RdNorth Carolina3.50
49. Hwy 70 Down EastNorth Carolina3.33
50. Aunt Bea's Way (US 52)North Carolina3.00
51. Quiet Country RideNorth Carolina3.00
52. Route 904 to Sunset BeachNorth Carolina3.00
53. Farm to Winery Road, NCNorth Carolina3.00
54. NC Route 197 Northern PortionNorth Carolina3.00
55. Wine Spring RoadNorth Carolina3.00
56. Perquimans, Gates Co. farmland rideNorth Carolina3.00
57. Hanging Rock RunNorth Carolina3.00
58. Dirty Driving to Lake LureNorth Carolina3.00
59. Beaufort to Harkers Island NCNorth Carolina3.00
60. NC Route 42 - Sanford to Fuquay Varina & BeyondNorth Carolina3.00
61. The Raleigh to Wilmington RunNorth Carolina2.00
62. Route 182 - Meandering Peaceful RideNorth Carolina0.00
63. A taste of the Appalachians via 25, 208, 321, 19Tennessee, North Carolina0.00
64. Brevard to Bryson City - mix of backroads and BRPNorth Carolina0.00
65. Up to the RidgesTennessee, North Carolina0.00
66. The Mock-5 BridgeNorth Carolina0.00
67. NC 150North Carolina0.00
68. Kanuga Rd, Old CCC Rd, Dupont Rd.North Carolina0.00
69. Lake Toxaway LoopNorth Carolina0.00
70. Old Greensboro RdNorth Carolina0.00
71. Pauls Place LoopNorth Carolina0.00
72. Virgil RoadNorth Carolina0.00
73. Road to OzNorth Carolina0.00
74. Cape Carteret to Fort MaconNorth Carolina0.00
75. Route 268 Between Wilkesboro and WarriorNorth Carolina0.00
76. NC 215 - Alternate to or from Blue Ridge ParkwayNorth Carolina0.00
77. Route 9 - Black Mountain to Bat CaveNorth Carolina0.00
78. Duke to SaxapahawNorth Carolina0.00
79. Archer's Lodge LoopNorth Carolina0.00