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      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      101
      Trails Mountain Bike
      82
      Trails E-Bike
      8
      Trails Horse
      17
      Trails Hike
      91
      Trails Trail Running
      89
      Trails Snowmobile
      1
      Trails Snowshoe
      25
      Trails Nordic Ski
      37
      Total Distance
      154 miles
      Total Descent
      8,495 ft
      Total Vertical
      538 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,119 ft
      Reports
      210
      Photos
      98
      Ridden Counter
      1,899

      Popular Benzie County Mountain Biking Trails

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      Dry Hill Trail
      Arcadia Dunes
      Chestnut Loop
      Arcadia Dunes
      Betsie River #11 - #12
      Betsie River Pathway
      Betsie River #2 - #3
      Betsie River Pathway
      Chestnut Loop
      Arcadia Dunes
      Betsie River #3 - #4
      Betsie River Pathway
      Betsie River #10 - #11
      Betsie River Pathway
      Betsie River #7 - #8
      Betsie River Pathway
      Betsie River #8 - #9
      Betsie River Pathway
      Pistachio
      Crystal Mountain
      Camp Arcadia Trails
      Arcadia Dunes
      Camp Arcadia Loop
      Arcadia Dunes
      Betsie River #1 - #2
      Betsie River Pathway
      Betsie River #3 - #5
      Betsie River Pathway
      Screaming Eagle
      Crystal Mountain

      Benzie County Mountain Bike Routes

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      Dry Hill and Chestnut
      Arcadia Dunes
      9 miles
      Arcadia Dunes Figure Eight
      Arcadia Dunes
      10 miles
      8 mile Crystal Mountain Cross-country Ridepopular ridelog8 miles
      5 mile Crystal Mountain Ridepopular ridelog5 miles
      13 mile Crystal Mountain Ridepopular ridelog13 miles
      24 mile Crystal Mountain Ridepopular ridelog24 miles
      12 mile Crystal Mountain All-Mountain Ridepopular ridelog12 miles

      Recent Ride Log Activity in Region

      Today
      • 0 rides
      Yesterday
      • 0 rides
      Past Week
      • 11 rides

      Photos of Benzie County Mountain Bike

      trail: Shotgun Rodeo
      12 |
      Oct 25, 2023 @ 7:00pm
      Oct 25, 2023
      56 |
      Aug 12, 2022 @ 7:25pm
      Aug 12, 2022
      trail: Sansan
      51 |
      Jan 11, 2022 @ 6:24am
      Jan 11, 2022
      trail: Sansan
      44 |
      Jan 11, 2022 @ 6:23am
      Jan 11, 2022
      trail: Sansan
      38 |
      Jan 11, 2022 @ 6:23am
      Jan 11, 2022
      trail: Lost Lake
      52 |
      Jul 17, 2021 @ 4:55pm
      Jul 17, 2021
      35 |
      Sep 27, 2020 @ 5:31pm
      Sep 27, 2020
      33 |
      Sep 27, 2020 @ 5:31pm
      Sep 27, 2020

      Videos of Benzie County Mountain Bike

      Lake Ann DH section to river
      2:12 | 156 | Jun 3, 2019
      Lake Ann DH section
      1:19 | 57 | Jun 3, 2019
      Lake Ann DH section
      0:46 | 143 | Jun 3, 2019
      Crystal Mountain Trifecta Gravity Festival 2015

      7:14 | 254 | Aug 16, 2015
      Crystal Mountain- Chase is better than the Catch

      2:25 | 301 | Jul 17, 2015
      Bit of Arcadia XC
      2:47 | 747 | May 30, 2014
      Arcadia Dunes Mountain Bike Trails,  Frankfort, MI
      6:25 | 484 | Feb 22, 2022 , Watervale
      Arcadia Dunes Mountain Bike Trails  Frankfort, MI
      6:25 | 107 | Feb 22, 2022 , Watervale

      Recent Trail Reports

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      Apr 9, 2024 @ 11:50am
      Apr 9, 2024
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      Apr 8, 2024 @ 5:07am
      Apr 8, 2024
      Nimrodz28wishlisttrailactivity #50087783
      Mar 16, 2024 @ 4:59pm
      Mar 16, 2024
      kipbliesnerriddentrailactivity #46470507 and 4 more
      Nov 19, 2023 @ 4:14pm
      Nov 19, 2023
      mengdrowishlistregionactivity #46160825
      Nov 10, 2023 @ 10:48am
      Nov 10, 2023

      Recent Comments

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      Chardiver1trailDry Hill TrailFun XC trail with some flow-like but short...
      Aug 8, 2023 @ 7:10pm
      Aug 8, 2023
      Drebin007trailElectric Pistachioeasy run, a little hard to follow the signs, I...
      Aug 3, 2023 @ 10:37am
      Aug 3, 2023
      Drebin007trailShotgun Rodeofun and features! do it. def a great...
      Aug 3, 2023 @ 10:36am
      Aug 3, 2023
      Drebin007trailDirt Symphonyfun and features! do it. def a great...
      Aug 3, 2023 @ 10:35am
      Aug 3, 2023
      Drebin007trailPistachiosuper easy trail, just watch out for sandy spots
      Aug 3, 2023 @ 10:35am
      Aug 3, 2023

      Local Badges

      Bike & Skill Parks

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      Crystal Mountainbike parkThompsonville

      Local Trail Supporters

      Local Trail Association

      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike8296 miles5,577 ft30 miles538 ft
      9520723,519
      E-Bike831 miles433 ft10 miles358 ft
      16315
      Horse1792 miles2,736 ft25 miles407 ft
      426
      Hike91147 miles6,854 ft43 miles538 ft
      32071451
      Trail Running89115 miles5,758 ft36 miles538 ft
      207133
      Snowmobile122 miles98 ft8 miles230 ft
      3
      Snowshoe2533 miles758 ft12 miles312 ft
      3163
      Nordic Ski3752 miles1,424 ft16 miles312 ft
      4154
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