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      Leatherwood was built by Ozark Off-Road Cyclist with Dave Renko as lead. Dave today is Crew Forman for Progressive Trail Design. Lots of short tough climbs, ridge-line flow, technical rock drops, and great lake views. Just a couple minutes from Historic Eureka Springs, Arkansas, an awesome place to ride and hang out. Also Leatherwood boast's the only 'true' natural feature downhill in the area. This system host's the annual Fat Tire Festival, one of the 'premier' mt bike festivals in the mid-west and south.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Land Status: Municipal Park
      Gravity Project Parking google parking directions
      Access Info:
      Lake Leatherwood Parking Area
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      Region Details
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      Region Status
      Open as of Jun 21, 2024
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      30
      Trails Mountain Bike
      29
      Trails E-Bike
      28
      Trails Hike
      30
      Trails Trail Running
      30
      Total Distance
      21 miles
      Total Descent
      2,982 ft
      Total Vertical
      431 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,442 ft
      Reports
      630
      Photos
      56
      Ridden Counter
      6,796

      Photos of Lake Leatherwood XC and Hiking Mountain Bike

      15 |
      Apr 5, 2024 @ 5:22pm
      Apr 5, 2024
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      Apr 5, 2024 @ 5:22pm
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      8 |
      Apr 5, 2024 @ 5:22pm
      Apr 5, 2024
      26 |
      Oct 6, 2023 @ 11:40am
      Oct 6, 2023
      22 |
      Oct 6, 2023 @ 11:40am
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      Oct 6, 2023 @ 11:40am
      Oct 6, 2023
      25 |
      Oct 6, 2023 @ 11:39am
      Oct 6, 2023
      24 |
      Oct 6, 2023 @ 8:41am
      Oct 6, 2023

      Videos of Lake Leatherwood XC and Hiking Mountain Bike

      Trees don't like being whipped
      120 | Dec 31, 2021
      How to break an arm
      | Dec 31, 2021
      How to break an arm
      | Dec 31, 2021
      Lake Leatherwood DH5
      108 | Oct 23, 2020
      Short DH 5 Video
      0:54 | 102 | Mar 23, 2020
      Wed & Shred
      3:51 | 130 | Feb 14, 2020
      NORTH HUB CONNECTOR 01/06/2023
      2:22 | 70 | Jan 14, 2023 , Eureka Springs
      SOUTH HUB CONNECTOR 01/06/2023
      2:03 | 60 | Jan 13, 2023 , Eureka Springs

      Current Trail Warnings

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Miner's Rock Trail
      Jun 21, 2024 @ 2:26pm
      Jun 21, 2024
      UnknownIanhenriksen tree down on trail under tension
      Overlook Trail
      Jun 21, 2024 @ 2:00pm
      Jun 21, 2024
      UnknownIanhenriksen 2 trees on trail here 1 under tnesion

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditioninfouser
      Lost Ridge Trail
      Jun 21, 2024 @ 12:28pm
      Jun 21, 2024
      Unknown Ianhenriksen
      Lucky Loop
      Mar 21, 2024 @ 8:27am
      Mar 21, 2024
      VariableRecently cleared and raked. Good shapeJChrisGaines
      North Hub Connector
      Mar 21, 2024 @ 8:27am
      Mar 21, 2024
      DryClear and dryJChrisGaines
      South Hub Connector
      Mar 21, 2024 @ 8:27am
      Mar 21, 2024
      IdealClear and dryJChrisGaines
      Sports Field Access
      Dec 17, 2023 @ 4:13am
      Dec 17, 2023
      DryIndianaGirl
      Sports Field Loop
      Dec 17, 2023 @ 4:13am
      Dec 17, 2023
      DryIndianaGirl
      Beacham Trail
      Nov 6, 2023 @ 9:36am
      Nov 6, 2023
      Drynwatrailblazers Trailblazers
      Sloryde
      Oct 7, 2023 @ 8:12am
      Oct 7, 2023
      Idealrmtrailhawk
      Bench Loop Trail
      Oct 6, 2023 @ 9:28am
      Oct 6, 2023
      IdealBrokenHandlebar PHP
      Twin Knobs (West)
      Dec 12, 2022 @ 11:24am
      Dec 12, 2022
      VariableA few slick rocks and roots but trail has...JChrisGaines

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      bayoubengalriddentrailactivity #54596330
      Jun 23, 2024 @ 4:45pm
      1 day
      Ianhenriksenaddreportactivity #54478031 and 2 more
      Jun 21, 2024 @ 12:28pm
      Jun 21, 2024
      tennesseetamaramariddentrailactivity #54038445
      Jun 12, 2024 @ 3:10pm
      Jun 12, 2024
      stephencurry76wishlistregionactivity #54004708
      Jun 11, 2024 @ 8:58pm
      Jun 11, 2024
      moverfelt7997riddentrailactivity #53653162 and 1 more
      Jun 4, 2024 @ 11:48pm
      Jun 4, 2024

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      FlyingmactrailMiner's Rock LoopOn 5/1/24 lower sections of most of the trails...
      May 3, 2024 @ 6:20am
      May 3, 2024
      adventuregirl13trailOverlook TrailNot worth doing. Mostly graveled, some...
      Apr 20, 2023 @ 5:06pm
      Apr 20, 2023
      MXUrSMreportCarroll Rd (County Road 241)Gate is brand new and has already been damaged...
      Oct 20, 2022 @ 3:29am
      Oct 20, 2022
      trusstrusstrailOverlook TrailDefinitely do in the recommended direction....
      Jun 20, 2022 @ 7:53am
      Jun 20, 2022
      JChrisGainestrailCarroll Rd (County Road 241)Viscious dog at the end of the paved road...
      Aug 23, 2020 @ 1:26pm
      Aug 23, 2020

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Lake Leatherwood Gravity Project 1 2 40.1 km
      Eureka Springs In Town Trails 7 12.2 km
      Black Bass Lake 4 22.7 km
      Passion Play 11 11 9 23 km
      Gateway City Park10.1 km

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike2920 miles2,969 ft9 miles430 ft
      #1,660#8944263011,231
      E-Bike2820 miles2,943 ft9 miles430 ft
      #680#235495123
      Hike3021 miles2,982 ft9 miles430 ft
      #1,190#750863080
      Trail Running3021 miles2,982 ft9 miles430 ft
      #1,191#7456630156
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