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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • 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
ATV/ORV/OHV Filter
Max Vehicle Width
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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
  • Ideal
  • 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
      Known for the world record sized cabbages
      AKA: Matanuska Susitna
      Region Details
      • 12
      • 20
      • 34
      • 10
      • 1

      Region Status
      Caution as of 1 days
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      77
      Trails Mountain Bike
      88
      Trails E-Bike
      9
      Trails Hike
      79
      Trails Trail Running
      79
      Trails Horse
      2
      Trails Dirtbike
      1
      Trails Observed Trials
      1
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      1
      Trails Snowmobile
      1
      Trails Snowshoe
      2
      Trails Backcountry Ski
      1
      Trails Nordic Ski
      2
      Total Distance
      67 miles
      Total Descent
      12,129 ft
      Total Vertical
      4,708 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      4,779 ft
      Reports
      139
      Photos
      113
      Ridden Counter
      1,764

      Popular Mat-Su Valley Mountain Biking Trails

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      Fireweed
      Government Peak Recreation Area Mountain Bike Trails
      Monk's Hood
      Government Peak Recreation Area Mountain Bike Trails
      Connector Trail
      Matanuska Greenbelt Trails
      Fenceline Trail
      Matanuska Greenbelt Trails
      Government Peak Connector Trail
      Government Peak Recreation Area Mountain Bike Trails
      M-K Trail
      Matanuska Greenbelt Trails
      Victor Lake Connector
      Matanuska Greenbelt Trails
      Bearbottom
      Matanuska Greenbelt Trails
      Fox Run
      Matanuska Greenbelt Trails
      Jump Trail
      Government Peak Recreation Area Mountain Bike Trails
      Foxtrot
      Matanuska Greenbelt Trails
      Rootbear
      Matanuska Greenbelt Trails
      16 Mile DH Trail
      Palmer
      Unknown Name
      Matanuska Greenbelt Trails
      Moose Poop Loop
      Matanuska Greenbelt Trails

      Mat-Su Valley Mountain Bike Routes

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      Fiddlehead
      Government Peak Recreation Area Mountain Bike Trails
      2 miles
      GP clockwise strava blast
      Government Peak Recreation Area Mountain Bike Trails
      4 miles
      Josh_route
      Matanuska Greenbelt Trails
      11 miles
      Fireweed Loop and Monks Hood Counterclockwise
      Government Peak Recreation Area Mountain Bike Trails
      3 miles
      Backcountry Bike and Ski Mat River Big Loop
      Palmer
      32 miles
      Moose Range Winter Loop
      Moose Range
      13 miles
      Little A Triathlon Bike Course race
      Matanuska Greenbelt Trails
      10 miles

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 3 rides
      • 8 miles avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 2 rides
      • 15 miles avg distance
      Past Week
      • 53 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance

      Photos of Mat-Su Valley Mountain Bike

      14 |
      Nov 12, 2019 @ 10:41pm
      Nov 12, 2019
      31 |
      Nov 12, 2019 @ 10:41pm
      Nov 12, 2019
      trail: Monk's Hood
      11 |
      Nov 12, 2019 @ 2:12pm
      Nov 12, 2019
      trail: Monk's Hood
      10 |
      Nov 12, 2019 @ 2:12pm
      Nov 12, 2019

      Videos of Mat-Su Valley Mountain Bike

      Picnic Table Singletrack
      3:41 | 8 | May 22, 2020
      The Devils Club (Government Peak)
      1:28 | 72 | Aug 4, 2019
      16 mile (Hatchers Pass)
      7:34 | 72 | Jun 27, 2019
      Bear Bottom (Matsu Greenbelt Trails)
      trail: Bearbottom
      6:46 | 42 | May 28, 2019

      Current Trail Warnings

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1804181Raythecaptainaddreport16 Mile DH Trail
      May 31, 2020 @ 9:01am
      1 days
      user #1926437SMFVSGvotetrailEska Falls
      May 29, 2020 @ 9:38am
      May 29, 2020
      user #1926437SMFVSGaddreportEska Falls
      May 29, 2020 @ 9:36am
      May 29, 2020
      user #2189242Erik2riddentrailAccess Trail and 6 more
      May 28, 2020 @ 5:26pm
      May 28, 2020
      user #1926437SMFVSGaddreportMonk's Hood and 1 more
      May 28, 2020 @ 6:08am
      May 28, 2020

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1350844PatricktarzanstarfishtrailPachinkoThe owner doesn't own the land that the trail...
      May 23, 2020 @ 7:40pm
      May 23, 2020
      user #1532701nofunstravaguytrailHand JobAwesome! One of AK's steepest trails through...
      Sep 29, 2019 @ 12:31pm
      Sep 29, 2019
      user #1532701nofunstravaguytrailCan't Stop"Proline," that's a stretch. There is nothing...
      Sep 29, 2019 @ 12:29pm
      Sep 29, 2019
      user #1532701nofunstravaguytrailMain VainCan confirm, the most technical and fun...
      Sep 29, 2019 @ 12:21pm
      Sep 29, 2019
      user #1882791Mrjake1979trailLong Lake LoopFun trail watch out for attack ptarmigans...
      Aug 4, 2019 @ 8:06pm
      Aug 4, 2019

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