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  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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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 intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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  • 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
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      Banner Lakes is host to around 5.5 miles of singletrack. They range from easy to difficult. Most are tight singletrack through woods, or on top of the former strip-mine's tailings. They flow well and fast. Prepare for some short, challenging climbs and being rewarded with fast descents.

      Start at the parking lot nearest the entrance. Ride into the park on the main road. The entrance to Coal Miner's Daughter will be on your left.

      A recommended run starts with Coal Miner's Daughter, New Ed Beach, Missing Link, Corner Pocket, Riverside, and Extra Credit.
      AKA: Summerland State Park
      Parking google parking directions
      Access Info:
      Summerset State Park is located on IA Highway 69 about 10 miles south of Des Moines.

      Highway 69 is easy to pick-up - it is SE 14th St. in Des Moines, or take the Highway 5 bypass around the south side of Des Moines and take the Indianola (70A or 70B depending on direction) exit.

      From Indianola head north on Highway 69.
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      Region Details
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      Region Status
      Caution as of Jun 12, 2018

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #2,320
      State Ranking
      #6
      Trails (view details)
      13
      Trails Mountain Bike
      14
      Trails Hike
      14
      Trails Trail Running
      14
      Total Distance
      8 miles
      Total Descent
      1,067 ft
      Total Vertical
      76 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      858 ft
      Reports
      2
      Photos
      2
      Ridden Counter
      169

      Photos of Banner Lakes Mountain Bike

      trail: Corner Pocket
      29 |
      Jun 12, 2018 @ 4:05pm
      Jun 12, 2018
      trail: Corner Pocket
      59 |
      Jun 12, 2018 @ 3:56pm
      Jun 12, 2018

      Videos of Banner Lakes Mountain Bike

      Banner Trails - Coal Miner's Daughter
      4:41 | 154 | Aug 14, 2018 , Des Moines
      Banner Trails - Riverside
      trail: Riverside
      5:57 | 90 | Aug 14, 2018 , Des Moines

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Corner Pocket
      Jun 12, 2018 @ 3:55pm
      Jun 12, 2018
      Prevalent MudTheRealTrailHeadPuddles in lower parts
      Riverside
      May 30, 2017 @ 2:12pm
      May 30, 2017
      VariableDuncanzSome puddles mostly dry

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1958514StromboliwishlisttrailNew Ed Beach and 5 more
      Oct 19, 2019 @ 12:38pm
      Oct 19, 2019
      user #1657063IowaRidervotetrailNew Ed Beach and 1 more
      Oct 9, 2019 @ 6:03pm
      Oct 9, 2019
      user #1657063IowaRiderriddentrailNew Ed Beach and 1 more
      Oct 9, 2019 @ 6:03pm
      Oct 9, 2019
      user #1657063IowaRiderdifficultyvotetrailNew Ed Beach and 1 more
      Oct 9, 2019 @ 6:02pm
      Oct 9, 2019
      user #1916108Edierking20wishlisttrailCorner Pocket
      Sep 16, 2019 @ 7:37pm
      Sep 16, 2019

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