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  • Snow Groomed
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  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
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      There are two loops, one entirely on the south side of the road and one starting on the north side and ending on the south side.

      The south 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; approximate length of trail is 3-4 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.

      The north loop is also 3 to 4 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.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
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      Region Status
      Caution as of Aug 7, 2019 ago
      Local Trail Association
      local trail association
      MEMBA
      (ridememba.com)

      Stats

      Global Ranking
      #5,439
      State Ranking
      #102
      Trails (view details)
      5
      Trails Mountain Bike
      5
      Trails Hike
      5
      Trails Trail Running
      5
      Total Distance
      5 miles
      Total Descent
      715 ft
      Total Vertical
      84 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      677 ft
      Reports
      72
      Photos
      1
      Ridden Counter
      349

      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
      • 8 rides
      • 14 miles avg distance

      Photos of Bass River Recreation Area Mountain Bike

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      Aug 27, 2017 @ 3:39pm
      Aug 27, 2017

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1884842jacobbushriddentrailNorth Loop (Section 1) and 2 more
      Aug 6, 2019 @ 12:18pm
      Aug 6, 2019
      user #1873074jstampeaddreportConnector and 6 more
      Jul 28, 2019 @ 7:56pm
      Jul 28, 2019
      user #1581482briantimmeraddreportNorth Loop (Section 1) and 2 more
      Jul 26, 2019 @ 3:17pm
      Jul 26, 2019
      user #1864428Jacoba04riddentrailSouth Loop (Section 2) and 2 more
      Jul 21, 2019 @ 8:01pm
      Jul 21, 2019
      user #1480013616samuelriddentrailSouth Loop (Section 2) and 2 more
      Jul 10, 2019 @ 7:07am
      Jul 10, 2019

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