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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
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

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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
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      Region Details
      • 51
      • 14
      • 113
      • 116
      • 34
      • 3

      Region Status
      Open as of Oct 12, 2019 ago
      Local Trail Association
      local trail association
      IMBA
      (www.imba.com)

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #53
      Trails (view details)
      331
      Trails Mountain Bike
      335
      Trails E-Bike
      11
      Trails Hike
      331
      Trails Trail Running
      331
      Trails Horse
      1
      Trails Dirtbike
      1
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      1
      Trails Snowmobile
      1
      Trails Snowshoe
      4
      Trails Downhill Ski
      1
      Trails Backcountry Ski
      1
      Trails Nordic Ski
      4
      Total Distance
      489 miles
      Total Descent
      45,108 ft
      Total Vertical
      798 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,342 ft
      Reports
      789
      Photos
      126
      Ridden Counter
      4,454
      Sub Regions

      Photos of Iowa Mountain Bike

      trail: Frontside
      0 |
      Oct 1, 2019 @ 7:40am
      Oct 1, 2019
      trail: JANK
      0 |
      Oct 1, 2019 @ 7:39am
      Oct 1, 2019
      0 |
      Oct 1, 2019 @ 7:29am
      Oct 1, 2019
      107 |
      Apr 22, 2019 @ 1:21pm
      Apr 22, 2019

      Videos of Iowa Mountain Bike

      Jump Line Edit
      trail: Jump Line
      0:32 | 145 | Dec 7, 2016
      Speed Patrol
      0:16 | 410 | Mar 11, 2016
      Whip Practice
      0:10 | 676 | Nov 17, 2015
      Bikes R Fun
      1:19 | 206 | Nov 7, 2015

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1608406BackyardTrailsLLCaddtrail.43 miles and 1 more
      Oct 13, 2019 @ 1:08pm
      2 days
      user #1608406BackyardTrailsLLCaddtrailClimbing Trail
      Oct 13, 2019 @ 1:08pm
      2 days
      user #1871343adamjacobsonaddreportTMBR Ridge (Cloie) and 3 more
      Oct 12, 2019 @ 8:11am
      Oct 12, 2019
      user #1594618berrthumaddreportCircuit Breaker and 3 more
      Oct 11, 2019 @ 3:53pm
      Oct 11, 2019
      user #1653758FroDaddyDBQaddreportSingle Phase (IPP) and 3 more
      Oct 11, 2019 @ 6:29am
      Oct 11, 2019

      Recent Comments

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      user #210040mtbr1963trailCanal West LoopIf I was a guessing person. I would say these...
      Sep 8, 2019 @ 11:00am
      Sep 8, 2019
      user #1429250HammersmntrailNo NameRode this (No Name) on Saturday, August 17 for...
      Aug 19, 2019 @ 2:13pm
      Aug 19, 2019
      user #1787615ORBTrippreportDistribution Line (IPP)Just rained. Slimy.
      Aug 17, 2019 @ 4:46pm
      Aug 17, 2019
      user #972822michaelmckenzietrailDead PetBest Trail in Iowa hands down. Lots of loose...
      Jun 6, 2019 @ 8:44am
      Jun 6, 2019
      user #1783221OldmankirkusreportDistribution Line (IPP)Rode today. Conditions good Chain was down. ...
      May 20, 2019 @ 11:38am
      May 20, 2019

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