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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • 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 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
ContributeDetails
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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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • 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 Groomed
  • 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
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
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      Region Details
      • 21
      • 2
      • 35
      • 11
      • 6

      Region Status
      Open as of Sep 15, 2019 ago

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #3,496
      State Ranking
      #6
      Trails (view details)
      75
      Trails Mountain Bike
      75
      Trails Hike
      75
      Trails Trail Running
      75
      Total Distance
      87 miles
      Total Descent
      8,150 ft
      Total Vertical
      204 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      986 ft
      Reports
      14
      Photos
      2
      Ridden Counter
      843
      Sub Regions

      Photos of Des Moines Mountain Bike

      trail: Corner Pocket
      28 |
      Jun 12, 2018 @ 4:05pm
      Jun 12, 2018
      trail: Corner Pocket
      58 |
      Jun 12, 2018 @ 3:56pm
      Jun 12, 2018

      Videos of Des Moines Mountain Bike

      Ewing Park Flow Trail
      6:51 | 115 | Aug 14, 2018 , Des Moines
      Ewing Trails - Flow Berms and Captain's Trail
      trail: Trail A
      3:13 | 103 | Aug 14, 2018 , Des Moines
      Banner Trails - Coal Miner's Daughter
      4:41 | 151 | Aug 14, 2018 , Des Moines
      Banner Trails - Riverside
      trail: Riverside
      5:57 | 90 | Aug 14, 2018 , Des Moines

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

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      user #1657063IowaRidervotetrailNew Ed Beach and 1 more
      Oct 9, 2019 @ 6:03pm
      Oct 9, 2019
      user #1657063IowaRiderriddentrailNew Ed Beach and 1 more
      Oct 9, 2019 @ 6:03pm
      Oct 9, 2019
      user #1657063IowaRiderdifficultyvotetrailNew Ed Beach and 1 more
      Oct 9, 2019 @ 6:02pm
      Oct 9, 2019
      user #1916108Edierking20wishlisttrailCorner Pocket
      Sep 16, 2019 @ 7:37pm
      Sep 16, 2019
      user #1899721aulweswishlisttrailTop Shelf - North and 5 more
      Aug 18, 2019 @ 6:45pm
      Aug 18, 2019

      Local Badges

      • By brenthillier NSMBA TRAILFORKS Plus & contributors
      • Admins: chuktA, WillieJacobsz, adaptivemike
      • #11973 - 1,063 views

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