1.1 miles
493 ft
-12 ft
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Big Spring Hollow Details

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The Big Spring Hollow Loop is a short but sweet singletrack in the South Fork of Provo Canyon. At a fairly low altitude for an alpine trail (5700 feet), this trail opens in late spring for early-season riding. The loop ride is 3.5 miles of intermediate technical singletrack, with an altitude gain of 750 feet. The trail begins in maple, aspen, choke cherry, and elderberry. A few Douglas fir appear near the top. Much of the trail is buffed smooth, and is a delight to ride. The rate of climb is very tolerable, but less-strong intermediate riders may need to take a breather or two on the way up. There's no tricky stuff. You'll cross the creek several times on wooden bridges. Wildflowers include penstemmon, oregon grape, clematis, and balsamroot. At the peak of the loop, you might want to roll another 0.2 miles up the trail to see Big Springs. The spring area is covered with wooden planking. (The spring is dry during summer in drought years.)

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More Stats for Big Spring Hollow mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    482 ft
  • Altitude min
    1.1 miles
  • Altitude max
    1.2 miles
  • Altitude start
    1.1 miles
  • Altitude end
    1.2 miles
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    1.0 miles
  • Distance down
    348 ft
  • Distance flat
    148 ft
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on Oct 18, 2016
Avg: 3.65 (3 votes)

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Big Spring Hollow Trail Reports

Oct 18, 2016 @ 7:19pm
3 days
Bridges in good condition, dry in the sun, damp in the shade.
Aug 16, 2016 @ 10:59am
Aug 16, 2016
Shaded areas were moist, packed in some areas, with the majority of the trail being dry and loose. Two of the bridges had loose or completely...
May 23, 2016 @ 10:46pm
May 23, 2016
Completely dry except for one or two patches of mud. Good riding conditions.
Jul 31, 2015 @ 8:08am
Jul 31, 2015
Mar 22, 2015 @ 4:51pm
Mar 22, 2015
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Big Spring Hollow, Provo

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