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      This is the trail everyone wants kept secret. Built by mountain bikers for mountain bikers, 16.2 miles of winding, climbing narrow single track provides an incredible aerobic and technical challenge for any rider.

      You will need to work a little harder to get cooking on this trail. Your time is spent navigating rocks and roots. This technical single-track heaven has plenty of off-camber trail to keep you on your toes too. Beginners should ride this trail with other experienced riders. Most riders do A loop?s 3.8 miles, & B loop 5.9 miles for a total of 9.7 miles. Please note the recent addition of a new cut off point on B loop. Add on the C loop?s 2.7 miles, (an offshoot of B loop) or D loop 3.8 miles (offshoot of A loop). The basic A/B loop define the character of this trail, while C loop adds more rock passages. D loop is the most technical with lots of tight, off camber turns. Riding all 4 loops will require climbing approximately 2000 feet, and you should allow between 2-3 hours.

      Thirty rustic campsites are available. MTB trails cross but do not share the horse trails.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
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      Trails
      4
      Total Distance
      13 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      6 miles
      Total Descent
      2,640 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,131 ft
      Total Vertical
      156 ft
      Reports
      7
      Photos
      6
      Ridden Counter
      118

      Popular Highland Recreation Area Mountain Bike Trails

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      Photos of Highland Recreation Area Mountain Bike

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      trail: C Loop
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      Recent Activity

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      user #1375923wavenetaddridelogDec 7, 2017 ride log
      Dec 7, 2017 @ 5:40pm
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      user #634487jer091addreportD Loop
      Dec 4, 2017 @ 1:48pm
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      user #634487jer091addridelogDec 4, 2017 ride log
      Dec 4, 2017 @ 12:20pm
      Dec 4, 2017
      user #1441043KentreckriddentrailA Loop and 1 more
      Dec 3, 2017 @ 8:15pm
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      Nov 27, 2017 @ 7:00pm
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