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  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
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Trail Flow (Ridden Direction)
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The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
  • bi-directional trail
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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
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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.
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  • popular
  • less popular
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Trailforks users anonymized public ridelogs from the past 6 months.
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  • mountain biking (>6 month)
  • hiking (1 year)
  • moto (1 year)
Activity Recordings
Trailforks users anonymized public skilogs from the past 12 months.
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  • Nordic Ski
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Trails are colored based on popularity. The more popular a trail is, the more red. Less popular trails trend towards green.
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      Recreational opportunities at Emiquon include boating, fishing, hunting, birdwatching, wildlife viewing and hiking. Our visitor use facilities offer boardwalks, canoe and boat launches, hiking trails, observation decks and pavilions, and signs that help visitors learn more about these incredible habitats.

      Visitors have access to the lakeside observatories and trails; however, a permit is required for lake access, i.e., for fishing and boating. Lake access permits are available at Dickson Mounds Museum during normal business hours. The lake is equipped with a canoe launch and concrete boat launch.
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      Region Details
      19 hike trails

      Region Status
      Open as of May 3, 2024

      Hike Stats

      State Ranking
      #11,388
      Trails (view details)
      19
      Trails Mountain Bike
      13
      Trails E-Bike
      13
      Trails Hike
      19
      Trails Trail Running
      13
      Total Distance
      3 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      1,532 ft
      Total Descent
      23 ft
      Total Vertical
      20 ft
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      1

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      Activity Type Stats

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      Mountain Bike131 mile20 ft1,240 ft16 ft
      1
      E-Bike131 mile20 ft1,240 ft16 ft
      1
      Hike193 miles23 ft1,532 ft20 ft
      #11,38811
      Trail Running131 mile20 ft1,240 ft16 ft
      1
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