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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail 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%
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
ContributeDetails
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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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
      This is designated Wilderness Area, mtbing is prohibited.
      Harper Creek Trailhead Parking google parking directions
      Region Details

      Region Status
      Caution as of 2 days
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Trails (view details)
      14
      Trails Hike
      14
      Trails Trail Running
      14
      Total Distance
      31 miles
      Total Descent
      8,719 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,967 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      3,400 ft
      Reports
      6
      Photos
      5
      Ridden Counter
      69

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

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      • 0 rides
      • 0 ft avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 0 rides
      • 0 ft avg distance
      Past Week
      • 0 rides
      • 0 ft avg distance

      Photos of Harper Creek Wilderness Study Area Mountain Bike

      trail: Harper Creek
      353 |
      Mar 18, 2020 @ 6:30am
      Mar 18, 2020
      | 8 comments
      10 |
      Dec 22, 2019 @ 12:53pm
      Dec 22, 2019
      19 |
      Dec 22, 2019 @ 12:45pm
      Dec 22, 2019
      trail: Harper Creek
      53 |
      Dec 30, 2016 @ 2:08pm
      Dec 30, 2016

      Recent Trail Reports

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      Activity Feed

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      user #779113rotorbaruaddreportLittle Lost Cove Cliff Trail
      Jun 2, 2020 @ 5:58pm
      Jun 2, 2020
      user #779113rotorbaruaddreportPersimmon Ridge and 1 more
      May 17, 2020 @ 3:20pm
      May 17, 2020
      user #205492bradwaltonaddphoto at Harper Creek in Mortimer, North Carolina, United States
      Mar 18, 2020 @ 6:36am
      Mar 18, 2020
      user #611761markhollowayaddphoto in Burlington, Ontario, Canada and 1 more
      Dec 22, 2019 @ 12:45pm
      Dec 22, 2019

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