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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.
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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
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  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
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  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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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.
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      Region Details
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      • 6

      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      523
      Trails Mountain Bike
      473
      Trails E-Bike
      29
      Trails Hike
      502
      Trails Trail Running
      503
      Trails Horse
      39
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      1
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      1
      Trails Snowmobile
      16
      Trails Snowshoe
      13
      Trails Downhill Ski
      1
      Trails Backcountry Ski
      2
      Trails Nordic Ski
      8
      Total Distance
      877 miles
      Total Descent
      53,784 ft
      Total Vertical
      861 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,405 ft
      Reports
      4,698
      Photos
      335
      Ridden Counter
      12,421
      Sub Regions

      Popular Iowa Mountain Biking Trails

      statustitledifficultyrating
      Lewis and Clark Monument Trail
      Lewis & Clark Park
      202
      Sugar Bottom Recreation Area
      201
      Sugar Bottom Recreation Area
      Single Phase
      Interstate Power Preserve (IPP)
      203
      Sugar Bottom Recreation Area
      205
      Sugar Bottom Recreation Area
      Kickapoo Down
      Sunderbruch Park
      Jump Line
      Sunderbruch Park
      Palos
      Sunderbruch Park
      Kickapoo Up
      Sunderbruch Park
      Distribution Line
      Interstate Power Preserve (IPP)
      Transformer
      Interstate Power Preserve (IPP)
      Rock Cut
      Sunderbruch Park
      105
      Sugar Bottom Recreation Area
      Sugar Bottom
      Sunderbruch Park

      Iowa Mountain Bike Routes

      titleratingdistance
      SUGAR BOTTOM BABY
      Solon
      10 miles
      Scott Community College
      Bettendorf
      1 mile
      Race Route (Proposed)
      Proving Grounds
      6 miles
      Sugar Bottom south side TT
      Solon
      5 miles
      Beginner Loop
      North Overlook
      4,134 ft
      For Woldini
      Dunnings Springs/ Ice Cave Park
      8 miles
      Sunderbruch Beginner Loop
      Sunderbruch Park
      3 miles
      Full route at Proving Grounds
      Proving Grounds
      8 miles
      IGC Wet - 100K
      Whiterock Conservancy
      66 miles
      IGC Dry - 100K
      Whiterock Conservancy
      63 miles

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 29 rides
      • 16 miles avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 51 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
      Past Week
      • 313 rides
      • 17 miles avg distance

      Photos of Iowa Mountain Bike

      3 |
      Jun 7, 2021 @ 12:47pm
      Jun 7, 2021
      trail: Grave Digger
      1 |
      Jun 7, 2021 @ 12:44pm
      Jun 7, 2021
      3 |
      Jun 5, 2021 @ 7:50pm
      Jun 5, 2021
      2 |
      Jun 5, 2021 @ 7:50pm
      Jun 5, 2021
      trail: Rockstar
      18 |
      May 19, 2021 @ 8:11pm
      May 19, 2021
      trail: Park View
      17 |
      Jan 24, 2021 @ 2:11pm
      Jan 24, 2021
      15 |
      Nov 9, 2020 @ 7:39pm
      Nov 9, 2020
      trail: Transformer
      356 |
      Apr 22, 2019 @ 1:21pm
      Apr 22, 2019

      Videos of Iowa Mountain Bike

      Speed Patrol
      0:16 | 524 | Mar 11, 2016
      Whip Practice
      0:10 | 766 | Nov 17, 2015
      Bikes R Fun
      1:19 | 331 | Nov 7, 2015
      Midwest DH
      0:46 | 246 | Sep 23, 2015
      Jump Line Run
      trail: Jump Line
      0:52 | 304 | Dec 14, 2014
      Hairpin
      trail: North 40
      0:14 | 159 | Oct 14, 2014
      Palos 2013 05 09
      trail: Palos
      0:22 | 140 | Dec 2, 2013
      Rock Cut Trail Crew Wednesday Ride Night
      trail: Rock Cut
      10:41 | 218 | Aug 19, 2013

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #2609305daveshankaddreportBacon Creek Trail
      Jun 14, 2021 @ 3:25pm
      1 day
      user #2390209piranha42addreportSouth Trailhead Connector and 2 more
      Jun 13, 2021 @ 3:28pm
      2 days
      user #2665757q2McrhriddentrailDistribution Line
      Jun 13, 2021 @ 1:32pm
      2 days
      user #11995300v3rcomeriddentrailBlue Mound and 4 more
      Jun 12, 2021 @ 4:40pm
      Jun 12, 2021
      user #2275100CodwhyaddreportExtra Credit
      Jun 12, 2021 @ 2:49pm
      Jun 12, 2021

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #2159509TonyjwrighttrailCanal West LoopThese trails are open and in great shape....
      Apr 29, 2021 @ 7:36pm
      Apr 29, 2021
      user #2159509TonyjwrighttrailWest SidewinderThese trails are open and in great shape....
      Apr 29, 2021 @ 7:34pm
      Apr 29, 2021
      user #2454015MilesharbertreportSycamore TrailPrime
      Oct 11, 2020 @ 3:22pm
      Oct 11, 2020
      user #2454015MilesharbertreportTop Shelf - NorthVary nice and prime
      Oct 11, 2020 @ 3:22pm
      Oct 11, 2020
      user #1709031ArrCeeCeetrailLewis and Clark Monument TrailDefinitely one direction. The trailhead is...
      Oct 3, 2020 @ 9:26am
      Oct 3, 2020

      Local Badges

      Bike & Skill Parks

      nametypecityrating
      Daniel's Denskill parkDubuque
      Ewing Park BMX Trackskill parkDes Moines

      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike472826 miles49,564 ft317 miles860 ft
      #533174,6971318,054
      E-Bike2965 miles4,678 ft23 miles499 ft
      #471,2762292
      Hike502856 miles52,083 ft328 miles860 ft
      #52184,670519
      Trail Running503872 miles52,743 ft334 miles860 ft
      #524,670126
      Horse3994 miles5,912 ft42 miles807 ft
      #453422
      Dirtbike/Moto18 miles1,247 ft4 miles154 ft
      339
      ATV/ORV/OHV18 miles1,247 ft4 miles154 ft
      3391
      Snowmobile1652 miles3,061 ft16 miles784 ft
      Snowshoe1314 miles1,831 ft6 miles636 ft
      1,07070
      Downhill Ski18 miles1,247 ft4 miles154 ft
      34
      Backcountry Ski233 miles1,407 ft10 miles492 ft
      27
      Nordic Ski812 miles1,447 ft5 miles518 ft
      1,070164
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