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      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      163
      Trails Mountain Bike
      50
      Trails E-Bike
      5
      Trails Horse
      2
      Trails Hike
      154
      Trails Trail Running
      153
      Trails Snowmobile
      5
      Trails Snowshoe
      60
      Trails Nordic Ski
      54
      Total Distance
      182 miles
      Total Descent
      10,271 ft
      Total Vertical
      474 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,058 ft
      Reports
      87
      Photos
      39
      Ridden Counter
      2,282

      Popular Leelanau County Mountain Biking Trails

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      Acer Ridge
      Palmer Woods Forest Reserve
      The Enlightener
      Palmer Woods Forest Reserve
      Ursa Major
      Palmer Woods Forest Reserve
      Ursa Minor
      Palmer Woods Forest Reserve
      Fiddlehead
      Palmer Woods Forest Reserve
      Beechdrops
      Palmer Woods Forest Reserve
      Swallowtail Trail
      Palmer Woods Forest Reserve
      Palmer Woods warm up loop
      Palmer Woods Forest Reserve
      Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail
      Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore
      Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail
      Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore
      Forest Climb
      45 North Winery Recreation Trail
      Connector 1
      Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore
      Parking Lot Connector
      Deyoung Natural Area
      Lake Loop Ext.
      Deyoung Natural Area
      Lower Vinyeard Loop
      45 North Winery Recreation Trail

      Recent Ride Log Activity in Region

      Today
      • 0 rides
      Yesterday
      • 9 rides
      Past Week
      • 59 rides

      Photos of Leelanau County Mountain Bike

      18 |
      Jul 23, 2023 @ 10:21am
      Jul 23, 2023
      trail: Acer Ridge
      81 |
      Apr 19, 2023 @ 10:27am
      Apr 19, 2023
      trail: Acer Ridge
      84 |
      Apr 19, 2023 @ 10:27am
      Apr 19, 2023
      65 |
      Apr 19, 2023 @ 10:26am
      Apr 19, 2023
      65 |
      Apr 19, 2023 @ 10:26am
      Apr 19, 2023
      78 |
      Apr 19, 2023 @ 10:26am
      Apr 19, 2023
      558 |
      Nov 3, 2019 @ 6:58pm
      Nov 3, 2019
      520 |
      Aug 25, 2019 @ 4:13pm
      Aug 25, 2019

      Videos of Leelanau County Mountain Bike

      Palmer Woods | Swallowtail Mtb Trail
      3:38 | 112 | Dec 5, 2023 , Glen Arbor
      Beechdrops Trail | Palmer Woods | Leelaneau, MI
      trail: Beechdrops
      4:27 | 91 | Oct 18, 2023 , Glen Arbor
      youtuber Palmer Woods Mountain Bike Trail - Some of the...
      17:01 | 101 | Aug 8, 2023 , Glen Arbor
      Palmer Woods Mtb Trails, Leelanau County, All...
      6:24 | 370 | Feb 22, 2022 , Glen Arbor
      Palmer Woods Mtb Trails, Leelanau County, MI
      trail: Ursa Major
      6:24 | 787 | Feb 22, 2022 , Glen Arbor
      Palmer Woods Mtb Trails, Leelanau County, MI
      trail: Acer Ridge
      6:24 | 344 | Feb 22, 2022 , Glen Arbor
      Palmer Woods East Ridge Loop: Full Ride
      21:04 | 1697 | May 25, 2020 , Glen Arbor

      Recent Trail Reports

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      Recent Comments

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      jfranci3trailSwallowtail TrailThis is called a Connector Trail, but it’s a...
      Jul 18, 2024 @ 3:12pm
      Jul 18, 2024
      jfranci3trailUrsa MinorGreat beginner trail. Good for kids
      Jul 14, 2024 @ 8:30am
      Jul 14, 2024
      Jklmfitz4trailMud Lake TrailPark signs all day “no wheeled vehicles”....
      May 26, 2024 @ 2:56pm
      May 26, 2024
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      Sep 1, 2023 @ 11:31am
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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike5058 miles3,412 ft20 miles476 ft
      39874,233
      E-Bike512 miles558 ft3 miles394 ft
      7541
      Horse210 miles105 ft2 miles374 ft
      35
      Hike154165 miles8,533 ft59 miles443 ft
      76856
      Trail Running153157 miles8,435 ft57 miles443 ft
      7696
      Snowmobile54 miles184 ft1 mile56 ft
      Snowshoe6075 miles5,246 ft28 miles476 ft
      116
      Nordic Ski5472 miles4,675 ft26 miles443 ft
      1312
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