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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
      Open as of Jun 3, 2022
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      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
      637
      Photos
      15
      Ridden Counter
      1,659

      Popular Independence Park Mountain Biking Trails

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      Independence Park Mountain Bike Routes

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      Figure 8 loop
      10 miles
      PAMBA MOD - Indy Route
      10 miles

      Recent Ride Log Activity in Region

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      • 0 rides
      Yesterday
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      Past Week
      • 5 rides

      Photos of Independence Park Mountain Bike

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      Videos of Independence Park Mountain Bike

      MDA DH Course 1
      trail: 1.
      4:36 | 5 | Jun 4, 2012
      Sterns DH Run edit 1
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      1:33 | 237 | Apr 22, 2011

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

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      user #1247236cmace88addpoiPlayground
      Jun 27, 2022 @ 7:51am
      Jun 27, 2022
      user #3066580Railroadfattieriddentrail4. and 8 more
      Jun 5, 2022 @ 11:19am
      Jun 5, 2022
      user #1253455sns1294addreport1. and 16 more
      Jun 3, 2022 @ 10:57am
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      May 16, 2022 @ 2:24pm
      May 16, 2022
      user #2145653Sparky3113addreport4a and 12 more
      May 11, 2022 @ 5:49am
      May 11, 2022

      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
      Fort Creve Coeur 5 2 11.4 km
      Ulrich Wildlife Preserve 2 26.1 km
      Farmdale Reservoir 7 11 16.6 km
      PAMBA Parks7.2 km

      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike1410 miles1,509 ft4 miles194 ft
      #3,349#1,5641563721,466
      E-Bike1410 miles1,509 ft4 miles194 ft
      #1,236#3183782
      Hike1410 miles1,509 ft4 miles194 ft
      #2,707#1,42463770
      Trail Running1410 miles1,509 ft4 miles194 ft
      #2,708#1,42263711
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