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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Snow Cover Inadequate
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Flow (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%
  • bi-directional trail
  • no data
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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Radar Time
x Activity Recordings
Trailforks users anonymized public ridelogs from the past 6 months.
  • mountain biking recent
  • mountain biking (>6 month)
  • hiking (1 year)
  • moto (1 year)
Activity Recordings
Trailforks users anonymized public skilogs from the past 12 months.
  • Downhill Ski
  • Backcountry Ski
  • Nordic Ski
Jump Magnitude Heatmap
Heatmap of where riders jump on trails. Zoom in to see individual jumps, click circles to view jump details.
Trails Deemphasized
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      Ewing Park is home to the famous Soapbox Derby of Des Moines City, and now hosts a great mountain bike XC area at the south end of the park along with a BMX track and flow trails on the north end.
      Ewing Park Flow Trails Trailhead google parking directions
      Activities Click to view
      Region Details
      • 3
      • 7
      • 4
      • 2

      Region Status
      Open as of Oct 8, 2020
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      16
      Trails Mountain Bike
      16
      Trails Hike
      16
      Trails Trail Running
      16
      Total Distance
      16 miles
      Total Descent
      1,130 ft
      Total Vertical
      188 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      975 ft
      Reports
      31
      Photos
      8
      Ridden Counter
      598

      Photos of Ewing Park Mountain Bike

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      trail: Trail 3
      10 |
      Aug 28, 2021 @ 3:08pm
      Aug 28, 2021
      22 |
      Jun 7, 2021 @ 12:47pm
      Jun 7, 2021
      trail: Grave Digger
      21 |
      Jun 7, 2021 @ 12:44pm
      Jun 7, 2021
      trail: Trail A
      63 |
      Jul 7, 2020 @ 7:43pm
      Jul 7, 2020
      79 |
      Apr 25, 2020 @ 9:05am
      Apr 25, 2020
      90 |
      Apr 25, 2020 @ 9:03am
      Apr 25, 2020
      86 |
      Apr 25, 2020 @ 8:25am
      Apr 25, 2020
      85 |
      Apr 25, 2020 @ 8:25am
      Apr 25, 2020

      Videos of Ewing Park Mountain Bike

      The Zoo | Updated! | Ewing Park Iowa

      3:36 | 56 | Jul 18, 2021
      Ewing Park Flow and Jump lines

      3:51 | 24 | Jul 18, 2021
      Good 'ol Iowa Mountain Biking (Ewing Park,...
      10:35 | 25 | Jul 13, 2021 , Des Moines
      Good 'ol Iowa Mountain Biking (Ewing Park,...
      10:35 | 23 | Jul 13, 2021 , Des Moines
      Good ol’ Iowa Mountain Biking (Ewing Park,...

      10:35 | 26 | Jun 12, 2021
      Ewing Park Mountain Biking Spring 2019 // Des...

      6:47 | 114 | Aug 25, 2020
      Ewing Park Flow Trail
      0:27 | 298 | Jun 10, 2020 , Des Moines
      Ewing Advanced Trail Entrance
      0:25 | 257 | Apr 25, 2020 , Des Moines

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #2911847torpsterriddentrailGrave Digger and 10 more
      Nov 26, 2021 @ 6:50pm
      Nov 26, 2021
      user #2829942GrantpTJ62hriddentrailGrave Digger
      Oct 6, 2021 @ 3:38pm
      Oct 6, 2021
      user #2829942GrantpTJ62hvotetrailGrave Digger
      Oct 6, 2021 @ 3:38pm
      Oct 6, 2021
      user #1988845Supergirl56riddentrailAdvanced Trail and 5 more
      Sep 28, 2021 @ 4:09pm
      Sep 28, 2021
      user #2832785Cessig466addreportRailsplitter and 4 more
      Sep 11, 2021 @ 6:53pm
      Sep 11, 2021

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Center Trails 18 26 km
      Banner Lakes 4 4 56.7 km
      Sycamore South 47.8 km
      Sycamore 5 810.2 km
      Elk Rock 2 127.4 km

      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike1616 miles1,129 ft6 miles187 ft
      #4,480#1,983831242
      Hike1616 miles1,129 ft6 miles187 ft
      #3,768#1,837284
      Trail Running1616 miles1,129 ft6 miles187 ft
      #3,769#1,83628
      • By todd Trailforks & contributors
      • Admins: CITA
      • #24934 - 2,225 views
      • ewing park activity log | embed map of Ewing Park mountain bike trails | ewing park mountain biking points of interest

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