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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
ATV/ORV/OHV Filter
Max Vehicle Width
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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
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      Region Details
      • 114
      • 50
      • 170
      • 197
      • 31
      • 1

      Region Status
      Open as of 1 days
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      573
      Trails Mountain Bike
      564
      Trails E-Bike
      7
      Trails Hike
      567
      Trails Trail Running
      552
      Trails Horse
      1
      Trails Dirtbike
      1
      Trails Observed Trials
      1
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      2
      Trails Snowmobile
      2
      Trails Snowshoe
      6
      Trails Nordic Ski
      2
      Total Distance
      793 miles
      Total Descent
      54,673 ft
      Total Vertical
      743 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,109 ft
      Reports
      2,777
      Photos
      415
      Ridden Counter
      17,816
      Sub Regions

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      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 9 rides
      • 15 miles avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 54 rides
      • 14 miles avg distance
      Past Week
      • 543 rides
      • 17 miles avg distance

      Photos of Illinois Mountain Bike

      trail: 116 Ravine
      3 |
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      trail: Trail 4
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      | 2 comments

      Videos of Illinois Mountain Bike

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      Activity Feed

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      May 26, 2020 @ 5:17pm
      17 hours
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      May 26, 2020 @ 3:24pm
      19 hours
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      May 26, 2020 @ 3:24pm
      19 hours
      user #1086548Chop1869addreportI. C. Rail Trail
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      23 hours
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      Recent Comments

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      user #1476274lola-rides-bikestrailLong Shotthis is, by far the worst trail i have ever...
      May 3, 2020 @ 3:31pm
      May 3, 2020
      user #1947376SimpleSimon101trailBlackhawkFun yet challenging
      Apr 28, 2020 @ 11:10pm
      Apr 28, 2020
      user #2076068CrazysquirelltrailWhiz BangWow sights to see on this trail, fast pump...
      Apr 1, 2020 @ 6:58pm
      Apr 1, 2020
      user #2076068CrazysquirelltrailDaisy CutterGreat fun, loved it both ways. So happy to...
      Apr 1, 2020 @ 6:57pm
      Apr 1, 2020
      user #2004790Neemis29trailKnock-KnockBest trail at Farmdale!
      Dec 26, 2019 @ 4:53pm
      Dec 26, 2019

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      Bike & Skill Parks

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