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      This is the famous "kettles". It's trails have been an off-road Mecca since knobby tread met dirt. The one-way Emma Carlin Trails are at the extreme end of the riding scale. Many people would say they're unrideable and more would brand them "no fun." Steep slopes are mazes of cobbles, mini-boulders, loose surface and roots.
      If you like, you can take the Connector Trail south to the John Muir Trails and, if you ride every loop in both systems, cover nearly 40 miles.

      The Emma Carlin and adjoining John Muir Trails are among the most popular and crowded trails in the state system.
      source: Wis. Online
      AKA: Kettle Moraine State Forest
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      Global Ranking
      #2,406
      State Ranking
      #21
      Trails
      2
      Total Distance
      10 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      4 miles
      Total Descent
      1,968 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,083 ft
      Total Vertical
      213 ft
      Reports
      7
      Photos
      2
      Ridden Counter
      20

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