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      Region Details
      8 mountain bike trails

      Region Status
      Open as of May 23, 2021

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      11
      Trails Mountain Bike
      8
      Trails Hike
      11
      Trails Trail Running
      11
      Trails Horse
      3
      Total Distance
      8 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      3 miles
      Total Descent
      606 ft
      Total Vertical
      139 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,067 ft
      Reports
      3
      Ridden Counter
      61
      Sub Regions

      Videos of Ames Mountain Bike

      McFarland Park Trails | Ames Iowa

      8:45 | 129 | Nov 3, 2020

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditioninfouser
      Bear Creek Loop
      May 23, 2021 @ 1:46pm
      May 23, 2021
      IdealA few muddy spotsCodwhy
      Skunk River Water Trail (Bear Creek)
      May 23, 2021 @ 1:44pm
      May 23, 2021
      IdealDamp and humidCodwhy

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #2672793bhambvotetrailSkunk River Water Trail and 1 more
      Sep 1, 2022 @ 6:45am
      Sep 1, 2022
      user #2275100CodwhyaddreportSkunk River Water Trail (Bear Creek) and 2 more
      May 23, 2021 @ 1:44pm
      May 23, 2021
      user #2278546IowamtbriddentrailMcFarland Multi-use and 3 more
      Nov 3, 2020 @ 2:40pm
      Nov 3, 2020
      user #2278546IowamtbaddvideoMcFarland Park Trails | Ames Iowa
      Nov 3, 2020 @ 2:13pm
      Nov 3, 2020
      user #2299533Turbo-TurtlevotetrailMcFarland Multi-use and 1 more
      Sep 11, 2020 @ 3:17pm
      Sep 11, 2020

      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike87 miles561 ft3 miles138 ft
      3235
      Hike118 miles607 ft3 miles138 ft
      318
      Trail Running118 miles607 ft3 miles138 ft
      37
      Horse34 miles318 ft2 miles105 ft
      3
      • By todd Trailforks & contributors
      • Admins: Mxtyphoon
      • #36099 - 986 views

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