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  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 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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  • 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
  • Ideal
  • 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
      Glossy Black reserve is a City of Gold Coast managed natural area. It has a small network of beginner MTB trails. There is also a network of fire trails within the reserve that are used by walkers and trail runners. Access is from either the end of Barden Ridge Road or corner of Kingscrest Drive. Parking is limited in this residential area so riding to the entry points is suggested. All MTB trails within the reserve are one-way.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
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      Access Info:
      Entry points at the end of Barden Ridge road and Corner Kingcrest and Cordyline Drive. Note these are residential areas so please be respectful
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      Region Details
      • 4

      Region Status
      Caution as of Jul 13, 2020
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      4
      Trails Mountain Bike
      4
      Total Distance
      2 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      3,556 ft
      Total Descent
      288 ft
      Total Vertical
      216 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      478 ft
      Reports
      23
      Photos
      6
      Ridden Counter
      581

      Popular Glossy Black Reserve Mountain Biking Trails

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      Rabbits' Run
      Jumpin' Ant Hill
      Lazy Lizard
      Test Run

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 2 rides
      • 5 miles avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 8 rides
      • 25 miles avg distance
      Past Week
      • 55 rides
      • 18 miles avg distance

      Photos of Glossy Black Reserve Mountain Bike

      trail: Rabbits' Run
      65 |
      Oct 13, 2019 @ 5:23pm
      Oct 13, 2019
      trail: Rabbits' Run
      63 |
      Oct 13, 2019 @ 5:23pm
      Oct 13, 2019
      trail: Rabbits' Run
      64 |
      Oct 13, 2019 @ 5:20pm
      Oct 13, 2019
      78 |
      Oct 13, 2019 @ 5:11pm
      Oct 13, 2019

      Videos of Glossy Black Reserve Mountain Bike

      Glossy Black Reserve
      7:47 | 46 | Jul 9, 2020
      Reedy Creek MTB  Glossy Black Reserve
      2:01 | 816 | Jul 15, 2019

      Recent Trail Reports

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      Rabbits' Run
      Jul 13, 2020 @ 1:53am
      Jul 13, 2020
      IdealKurimer Running smooth. A few loose rocks piling...
      Jumpin' Ant Hill
      Feb 17, 2020 @ 11:04pm
      Feb 17, 2020
      VariableSonofhansTree down 3/4 up
      Lazy Lizard
      Jan 13, 2020 @ 5:49pm
      Jan 13, 2020
      Very Drydanrolltrails open again
      Test Run
      Jan 13, 2020 @ 5:48pm
      Jan 13, 2020
      Drydanrolltrails open again

      Activity Feed

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      user #156220woahfloriddentrailRabbits' Run and 2 more
      Aug 8, 2020 @ 2:27am
      22 hours
      user #2276774ScottKnowleswishlisttrailJumpin' Ant Hill and 2 more
      Jul 31, 2020 @ 1:58am
      Jul 31, 2020
      user #2324569JamesPhillipswishlisttrailJumpin' Ant Hill and 2 more
      Jul 29, 2020 @ 6:57am
      Jul 29, 2020
      user #2110647Michael-CoshwishlisttrailRabbits' Run
      Jul 21, 2020 @ 4:50am
      Jul 21, 2020
      user #2290269tommyrayriddentrailRabbits' Run and 1 more
      Jul 13, 2020 @ 2:59am
      Jul 13, 2020

      Recent Comments

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      user #1944604prpreportTest Run9
      Oct 27, 2019 @ 11:22pm
      Oct 27, 2019

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