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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • 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 Last Ridden
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine the last time a trail was ridden.
  • < 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
Contribute Details
Colors indicate trail is missing specified detail.
  • Description
  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos
Trail Popularity ?
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine which trails are ridden the most in the last 9 months. Trails are compared with nearby trails in the same city region with a possible 25 colour shades. Think of this as a heatmap, more rides = more kinetic energy = warmer colors.
  • most popular
  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular
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      Region Details
      • 6
      • 1

      Region Status
      Caution as of Jul 4, 2021
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      7
      Trails Mountain Bike
      7
      Trails Hike
      7
      Trails Trail Running
      7
      Total Distance
      29 miles
      Total Descent
      855 ft
      Total Vertical
      68 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      650 ft
      Reports
      6
      Photos
      2
      Ridden Counter
      113
      Sub Regions

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 0 rides
      • 0 ft avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 3 rides
      • 31 miles avg distance
      Past Week
      • 27 rides
      • 18 miles avg distance

      Photos of Chicago Mountain Bike

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      39 |
      Oct 6, 2018 @ 1:39pm
      Oct 6, 2018
      128 |
      Oct 6, 2018 @ 1:07am
      Oct 6, 2018

      Videos of Chicago Mountain Bike

      Too Good Not To

      2:51 | 19281 | Nov 5, 2014
      Big Pump Track at Big Marsh: Big MTB Possibilities

      4:34 | 38 | Feb 1, 2021
      Riding on frozen Lake Michigan - Chicago

      8:21 | 22 | Jan 29, 2021

      Recent Trail Reports

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      Des Plaines River Trail
      Mar 13, 2021 @ 6:03am
      Mar 13, 2021
      WetcFabs
      Fly Like an Eagle
      Nov 13, 2016 @ 5:10pm
      Nov 13, 2016
      WetMrJwojMajor flooding due to the river rising,...

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #2386274Iceberg2830WlHsbEriddentrailDes Plaines River Trail (Oakton)
      Jun 28, 2021 @ 9:50am
      Jun 28, 2021
      user #2682735Trek5900SLlikedirectoryChicago Area Mountain Bikers
      Jun 23, 2021 @ 10:41am
      Jun 23, 2021
      user #2451659CeolmharkerrywishlistskillparkThe Garden Dirt Jumps
      Jun 15, 2021 @ 11:32pm
      Jun 15, 2021
      user #1618718makspcommenttrailFly Like an Eagle
      Jun 6, 2021 @ 6:01pm
      Jun 6, 2021
      user #2103455rysch242wishlisttrailDes Plaines River Trail
      May 27, 2021 @ 8:07pm
      May 27, 2021

      Recent Comments

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      user #1618718maksptrailFly Like an EagleThe woods in Thatcher flood every time it...
      Jun 6, 2021 @ 6:01pm
      Jun 6, 2021
      user #2222576Geo81mmtrailFly Like an EaglePoorly marked. Has not been maintained, very...
      Jun 13, 2020 @ 11:23am
      Jun 13, 2020

      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike729 miles856 ft9 miles69 ft
      #5,095#1,859265,848
      Hike729 miles856 ft9 miles69 ft
      #4,624#1,794665
      Trail Running729 miles856 ft9 miles69 ft
      #4,615#1,78961
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