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      Nestled in the Long Cane Ranger District of the Sumter National Forest, FATS is the crown jewel of the CSRA trails, and for good reason. FATS has something for everyone. Very few technical features make FATS a great place to get beginners hooked on the sport, and the excellent flow, pump track like feel, and high speed sections combined with lots of mileage keeps bringing the seasoned riders back for more time and time again.

      FATS consists of six individual loops, each with their own character and feel. There are two parking lots, the South Trailhead is the main parking lot, and the North Trailhead is adjacent to Big Rock and Tower. The southern loops are Brown Wave, Skinny, Great Wall, and Deep Step. Big Rock and Tower make up the northern loops. Each loop is explained in more detail below.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
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      #1,508
      State Ranking
      #4
      Trails
      12
      Reports
      15
      Ridden Counter
      292

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      Current Trail Warnings

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      Great Wall
      Sep 18, 2017 @ 11:35am
      Sep 18, 2017
      Many several trees down across trail,...
      Brown Wave
      Sep 18, 2017 @ 11:35am
      Sep 18, 2017
      Many several trees down across trail,...

      Videos of FATS (Forks Area Trail System) Mountain Bike

      skinny
      trail: Skinny
      0:12 | 140 | Jul 19, 2011
      Tyler on the Skinny Steps
      trail: Skinny
      0:38 | 294 | Jan 29, 2008
      FATS Skinny Trail High Resolution
      trail: Skinny
      1:38 | 699 | Jan 29, 2008
      FATS Skinny Trail Steps
      trail: Skinny
      1:38 | 393 | Jan 29, 2008
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      Recent Comments

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      user #1190220cshaynes2000trailBig RockWould definitely rate as a moderate...
      Jul 22, 2017 @ 2:28pm
      Jul 22, 2017
      user #1190220cshaynes2000trailBig RockIn great shape!
      May 28, 2017 @ 4:17pm
      May 28, 2017
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