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      There are three loops, two entirely on the south side of the road and one on the north side. The trail is directional by day.

      The north loop is 0.75 miles in length. Single track most of the way, it starts on an open double track for just a short distance before switching to single track and emerging into dense woods for the rest of the way. There is one area where the pines are so thick that no vegetation grows under the pines. This loop is much straighter than the south loop and has many stretches where higher speeds can be attained. This course is rated easy, but enjoyable to ride just to be in the woods.

      The south loop is a little tighter with various log pile obstacles that all have ride-arounds.

      The east loop is very tight, requiring good bike handling skills. Entirely single track, there are almost no straight areas where higher speeds can be attained. There are some mounds of sand (not higher than 6 feet) with descents that require care due to turns and loose sand. The entire trail is in dense woods; length of trail is 2.5 miles. Tight turns, narrow gaps between trees, and sand mounds make this trail slightly more difficult than easy for inexperienced riders, but it is challenging and fun to ride.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
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      Region Status
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      Stats

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      Trails (view details)
      29
      Trails Mountain Bike
      5
      Trails Hike
      29
      Trails Trail Running
      29
      Trails Horse
      24
      Total Distance
      21 miles
      Total Descent
      969 ft
      Total Vertical
      96 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      681 ft
      Reports
      184
      Photos
      5
      Ridden Counter
      870

      Popular Bass River Recreation Area Trails

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 0 rides
      • 0 ft avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 0 rides
      • 0 ft avg distance
      Past Week
      • 6 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance

      Photos of Bass River Recreation Area Mountain Bike

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      Oct 13, 2020 @ 6:35pm
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      Aug 27, 2017 @ 3:39pm
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      Videos of Bass River Recreation Area Mountain Bike

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      11:50 | 62 | Nov 24, 2020

      Recent Trail Reports

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      user #1483028LampenjaddreportNorth Loop (Section 1) and 2 more
      Jun 17, 2021 @ 5:18pm
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      user #984985microwavericaddreportConnector and 6 more
      May 13, 2021 @ 6:02am
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      user #984985microwavericaddreportConnector and 3 more
      Apr 17, 2021 @ 5:14pm
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      user #2382704and1maladdreportConnector and 3 more
      Feb 8, 2021 @ 12:25pm
      Feb 8, 2021
      user #2382704and1maladdreportConnector and 3 more
      Feb 2, 2021 @ 9:37am
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      user #2489280PaulalanvickerstrailSouth Loop (Section 2)My wife and I are just starting out mountain...
      Nov 12, 2020 @ 11:39am
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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike55 miles715 ft2 miles85 ft
      #5,111#2,33851841,063
      Hike2921 miles968 ft3 miles95 ft
      #4,525#2,2201849
      Trail Running2921 miles968 ft3 miles95 ft
      #4,527#2,2191841
      Horse2416 miles256 ft1 mile95 ft
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