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      Park Hours: 6am – 10pm

      Indy is sometimes referred to as Marquette Heights Trail. The trail is located between La Salle boulevard in Marquette Heights and I-474. Indy consists of 12 miles of pure singletrack for hike & bike use. It has many challenging hills and descents, and plenty of logs and natural obstacles.
      eBikes Allowed: Yes
      AKA: Indy
      Land Status: City Managed
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      Region Details
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      Region Status
      Caution as of Apr 26, 2021
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

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      Trails (view details)
      14
      Trails Mountain Bike
      14
      Trails E-Bike
      14
      Trails Hike
      14
      Trails Trail Running
      14
      Total Distance
      10 miles
      Total Descent
      1,510 ft
      Total Vertical
      193 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      695 ft
      Reports
      466
      Photos
      12
      Ridden Counter
      1,158

      Popular Independence Park Mountain Biking Trails

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      Independence Park Mountain Bike Routes

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      Figure 8 loop
      10 miles
      Indy MOD Route
      10 miles

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 0 rides
      • 0 ft avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 3 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance
      Past Week
      • 7 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance

      Photos of Independence Park Mountain Bike

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      Videos of Independence Park Mountain Bike

      MDA DH Course 1
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      4:36 | 5 | Jun 4, 2012
      Sterns DH Run edit 1
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      1:33 | 224 | Apr 22, 2011

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

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      user #1253455sns1294addreport1. and 16 more
      Apr 26, 2021 @ 9:56am
      Apr 26, 2021
      user #1253455sns1294addreport1. and 16 more
      Apr 20, 2021 @ 5:51am
      Apr 20, 2021
      user #2438632sbpetroaddreport5. and 4 more
      Apr 18, 2021 @ 5:36pm
      Apr 18, 2021
      user #1253455sns1294addreport1. and 16 more
      Apr 9, 2021 @ 5:21am
      Apr 9, 2021
      user #1253455sns1294addreport1. and 16 more
      Apr 6, 2021 @ 5:04am
      Apr 6, 2021

      Recent Comments

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      user #988649heypoolboytrail5.This is the primary trailhead to start a lap @...
      Nov 24, 2017 @ 4:36am
      Nov 24, 2017

      Nearby Areas

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      Dirksen Park 7 9 31.1 km
      Ulrich Wildlife Preserve 2 26.1 km
      Farmdale Reservoir 7 11 16.6 km
      PAMBA Parks 1 57.2 km
      Kinsey Park 6 1110.2 km

      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike1410 miles1,509 ft4 miles194 ft
      #3,912#1,7691246621,016
      E-Bike1410 miles1,509 ft4 miles194 ft
      #1,194#2822071
      Hike1410 miles1,509 ft4 miles194 ft
      #3,352#1,64546621
      Trail Running1410 miles1,509 ft4 miles194 ft
      #3,350#1,6424667
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