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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
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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
  • 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
      Lower and Upper Hixon have been combined, as that is how they are mapped and divided locally. Upper Hixon is the Primary Mountain Bike Trail System. Lower Hixon historically has been Hike Only. Recent Trail Development has opened more access to Multi Use (Bikes). Please Respect that bikers will likely encounter hikers. Please Expect and Respect all other users & user groups. For More Information go to http://oratrails.org There are some trails that are not visable on this map yet - those trails are "Hike Only" - Not Multi Use. Please Pay Attention to signage for this area, when in Lower Hixon.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      eBikes Allowed: No
      Upper Hixon Forest Park google parking directions
      Access Info:
      Lower Hixon Trail Head, Upper Hixon Trail Head / Bike Park, with access from Forest Hills Golf Course.
      Disclaimer:
      Please Respect other trail users, especially hikers while on Multi Use Trails in "Lower Hixon"
      Links
      Region Details
      • 4
      • 1
      • 4
      • 16
      • 4
      • 1

      Region Status
      Caution as of Nov 3, 2019
      Local Trail Association
      local trail association
      (www.oratrails.com)

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #802
      State Ranking
      #4
      Trails (view details)
      30
      Trails Mountain Bike
      30
      Trails Hike
      30
      Trails Trail Running
      30
      Trails Snowmobile
      1
      Trails Snowshoe
      1
      Trails Nordic Ski
      1
      Total Distance
      15 miles
      Total Descent
      3,185 ft
      Total Vertical
      627 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,282 ft
      Reports
      319
      Photos
      28
      Ridden Counter
      1,854

      Popular Hixon Forest - Lower and Upper Trails

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 0 rides
      • 0 ft avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 0 rides
      • 0 ft avg distance
      Past Week
      • 5 rides
      • 23 miles avg distance

      Photos of Hixon Forest - Lower and Upper Mountain Bike

      trail: JEDi
      64 |
      Aug 24, 2019 @ 2:08pm
      Aug 24, 2019
      trail: JEDi
      57 |
      Aug 17, 2019 @ 4:19pm
      Aug 17, 2019
      trail: JEDi
      59 |
      Aug 13, 2019 @ 4:15am
      Aug 13, 2019
      trail: JEDi
      57 |
      Aug 13, 2019 @ 4:14am
      Aug 13, 2019

      Current Trail Warnings

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Mr Hyde
      Nov 3, 2019 @ 3:55pm
      Nov 3, 2019
      Prevalent Mudblum585 ORA This is private land with an easement for...
      OB1
      Oct 22, 2019 @ 10:33am
      Oct 22, 2019
      Prevalent Mudblum585 ORA Closed Due to Rain & Muddy conditions
      Vader DH
      Oct 22, 2019 @ 10:33am
      Oct 22, 2019
      Prevalent Mudblum585 ORA Closed Due to Rain & Muddy conditions

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      OB1
      Oct 22, 2019 @ 10:33am
      Oct 22, 2019
      Prevalent Mudblum585 ORA Closed Due to Rain & Muddy conditions
      Twister
      Oct 22, 2019 @ 10:32am
      Oct 22, 2019
      Prevalent Mudblum585 ORA Heavy Rain over the past two days have...
      Twister Connector
      Oct 22, 2019 @ 10:32am
      Oct 22, 2019
      Prevalent Mudblum585 ORA Heavy Rain over the past two days have...
      Vista (2) - Building Champions Trail
      Oct 22, 2019 @ 10:32am
      Oct 22, 2019
      Prevalent Mudblum585 ORA Heavy Rain over the past two days have...
      Vista - Upper Hixon Lot Connector
      Oct 22, 2019 @ 10:32am
      Oct 22, 2019
      Prevalent Mudblum585 ORA Heavy Rain over the past two days have...
      Stinky's
      Oct 22, 2019 @ 10:32am
      Oct 22, 2019
      Prevalent Mudblum585 ORA Heavy Rain over the past two days have...
      Stinky's / Chicanery Connector
      Oct 22, 2019 @ 10:32am
      Oct 22, 2019
      Prevalent Mudblum585 ORA Heavy Rain over the past two days have...
      Trailhead Loop
      Oct 22, 2019 @ 10:32am
      Oct 22, 2019
      Prevalent Mudblum585 ORA Heavy Rain over the past two days have...
      Twister
      Oct 22, 2019 @ 10:32am
      Oct 22, 2019
      Prevalent Mudblum585 ORA Heavy Rain over the past two days have...
      Twister
      Oct 22, 2019 @ 10:32am
      Oct 22, 2019
      Prevalent Mudblum585 ORA Heavy Rain over the past two days have...

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #838440blum585updatetrailJEDi
      Nov 7, 2019 @ 5:57am
      Nov 7, 2019
      user #838440blum585addtrailCaddyshack
      Nov 4, 2019 @ 12:16pm
      Nov 4, 2019
      user #838440blum585addreportMr Hyde
      Nov 3, 2019 @ 3:57pm
      Nov 3, 2019
      user #1665929TylerTmanriddentrailMr Hyde
      Oct 24, 2019 @ 4:06pm
      Oct 24, 2019
      user #838440blum585updatetrailPraire Loop and 1 more
      Oct 22, 2019 @ 10:36am
      Oct 22, 2019

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #900925JwminertrailVista (2) - Building Champions TrailThe intermediate rating on this trail is...
      Aug 9, 2018 @ 5:17am
      Aug 9, 2018

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Jersey Valley County Park 1 221.7 km
      Sidie Hollow Park 1 13 2 122.5 km
      Hubbard Hills 1 423.9 km
      Veteran Hills 124.5 km
      Bluffside Park 128 km

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