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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction

Trailforks scans users ridelogs to determine the most popular direction each trail is ridden. A good flowing trail network will have most trails flowing in a single direction according to their intension.
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 Ridden Direction

The intendid direction a trail should be ridden.

  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction

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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 or Major Issue / Red

  • 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 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
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Other Other
      Fast, flowing singletrack through the urban forest, smack in the middle of Des Moines.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Parking google parking directions
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      Region Details
      • 4
      • 2
      • 20


      Closed on May 1, 2018

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #3,802
      State Ranking
      #7
      Trails (view details)
      26
      Trails Mountain Bike
      26
      Trails Hike
      26
      Trails Trail Running
      26
      Total Distance
      27 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      10 miles
      Total Descent
      2,932 ft
      Total Vertical
      192 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      986 ft
      Reports
      2
      Ridden Counter
      261

      Recent Trail Reports

      Current Trail Warnings

      traildateinfo
      Hillside Connector
      May 1, 2018 @ 8:07pm
      May 1, 2018
      Closed portion of trail
      Hillside Trail
      May 1, 2018 @ 8:06pm
      May 1, 2018
      Closed portion of trail.

      Recent Activity

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1674543RbsailormanaddridelogJan 13, 2019 ride log
      Jan 13, 2019 @ 3:04pm
      Jan 13, 2019
      user #1614142HeartmanmarkaddridelogJan 12, 2019 ride log
      Jan 12, 2019 @ 8:41am
      Jan 12, 2019
      user #1620173mrmcgrewaddridelogDec 24, 2018 ride log
      Dec 25, 2018 @ 12:11pm
      Dec 25, 2018
      user #1614142HeartmanmarkaddridelogDec 24, 2018 ride log
      Dec 24, 2018 @ 9:15am
      Dec 24, 2018
      user #1614142HeartmanmarkaddridelogDec 9, 2018 ride log
      Dec 9, 2018 @ 8:55am
      Dec 9, 2018
      view more »

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