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      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
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      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails
      20
      Total Distance
      34 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      19 miles
      Total Descent
      10,430 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      12,844 ft
      Total Vertical
      5,867 ft
      Reports
      132
      Photos
      30
      Ridden Counter
      795

      Photos of Arkansas Hills Trails Mountain Bike

      trail: Cottonwood
      11 |
      May 22, 2017 @ 8:09pm
      May 22, 2017
      Cottonwood, Salida
      trail: Cottonwood
      14 |
      May 22, 2017 @ 8:08pm
      May 22, 2017
      Cottonwood, Salida
      trail: Cottonwood
      15 |
      May 22, 2017 @ 8:07pm
      May 22, 2017
      Cottonwood, Salida
      trail: Sand Dunes
      14 |
      May 22, 2017 @ 8:02pm
      May 22, 2017
      Sand Dunes, Salida
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      Videos of Arkansas Hills Trails Mountain Bike

      Cottonwood sections
      trail: Cottonwood
      0:18 | 139 | Jul 29, 2016
      MOAB_KOKO road xfer
      trail: Dirt Road
      2:39 | 61 | Jun 2, 2014
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      Arkansas Hills Trails Mountain Bike Routes

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      Cottonwood Tour
      22 miles

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