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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
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The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intendid direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
ContributeDetails
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  • Description
  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos
Trail Popularity ?
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine which trails are ridden the most in the last 9 months. Trails are compared with nearby trails in the same city region with a possible 25 colour shades. Think of this as a heatmap, more rides = more kinetic energy = warmer colors.
  • most popular
  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular

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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Table or Bench eBike Charging Point
  • Other Other
      The Arkansas Hills trail system includes the trails around the S-Mountain, spreading north-east in a stacked loop system with the easier trails closer to town and the more advanced trails further out.

      These trails are mostly open year round and often best winter riding in the area when other areas are snowed in.

      Watch for rattle snakes during the summer.

      The system passes through Forrest Service, BLM, and city managed land.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Shuttleable: YES
      Parking google parking directions
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      Region Details
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      Open on Apr 3, 2019

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #377
      State Ranking
      #12
      Trails (view details)
      24
      Trails Mountain Bike
      24
      Trails E-Bike
      2
      Trails Hike
      24
      Trails Trail Running
      24
      Total Distance
      37 miles
      Total Descent
      10,610 ft
      Total Vertical
      5,842 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      12,837 ft
      Reports
      177
      Photos
      47
      Ridden Counter
      2,307

      Photos of Arkansas Hills Trails Mountain Bike

      10 |
      Jan 9, 2019 @ 12:16pm
      Jan 9, 2019
      trail: Sand Dunes
      40 |
      Jan 4, 2019 @ 6:14am
      Jan 4, 2019
      trail: Backbone
      10 |
      Sep 6, 2018 @ 3:26pm
      Sep 6, 2018
      214 |
      Nov 4, 2016 @ 9:38am
      Nov 4, 2016
      | 2 comments

      Videos of Arkansas Hills Trails Mountain Bike

      Cottonwood sections
      trail: Cottonwood
      0:18 | 229 | Jul 29, 2016
      MOAB_KOKO road xfer
      trail: Dirt Road
      2:39 | 66 | Jun 2, 2014
      youtuber We rode two different shuttles in a day!...
      trail: Cottonwood
      11:35 | 99 | Aug 23, 2018 , Salida

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

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      user #1388172StraubadaddridelogApr 23, 2019 ride log
      Apr 23, 2019 @ 8:04pm
      1 days
      user #1408631CyclingBodybuilderaddridelogApr 21, 2019 ride log
      Apr 22, 2019 @ 8:35pm
      2 days
      user #760293nard10addridelogApr 21, 2019 ride log
      Apr 22, 2019 @ 3:53am
      Apr 22, 2019
      user #1388049Jongiesbrecht1014addridelogApr 20, 2019 ride log
      Apr 21, 2019 @ 5:50am
      Apr 21, 2019
      user #1406118captjohn2addridelogApr 20, 2019 ride log
      Apr 21, 2019 @ 12:32am
      Apr 21, 2019

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1247292dirtcandytrailCottonwoodThe description is a little outdated. It is...
      Apr 3, 2019 @ 8:22pm
      Apr 3, 2019
      user #731469GrunktrailChicken DinnerRuined by grade reversals, switchbacks and...
      Oct 24, 2018 @ 6:50am
      Oct 24, 2018
      user #1611535spacemanDantrailHooliganThis trail is TECHNICAL. I had a blast on this...
      Oct 5, 2018 @ 11:26am
      Oct 5, 2018
      user #1088486lojoeastertrailThe Dude AbidesCan go either direction but it is built with...
      Aug 28, 2018 @ 3:19am
      Aug 28, 2018
      user #1480873MntneertrailCottonwoodAs 1qqqqddd we
      May 22, 2018 @ 9:14am
      May 22, 2018

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