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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
Contribute Details
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  • 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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Activity Recordings
Trailforks users anonymized public ridelogs from the past 6 months.
  • mountain biking recent
  • mountain biking (>6 month)
  • hiking (1 year)
  • moto (1 year)
Activity Recordings
Trailforks users anonymized public skilogs from the past 12 months.
  • Downhill Ski
  • Backcountry Ski
  • Nordic Ski
      Known for the world record sized cabbages
      AKA: Matanuska Susitna
      Activities Click to view
      Region Details
      • 14
      • 21
      • 38
      • 16
      • 2
      • 1

      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      103
      Trails Mountain Bike
      92
      Trails E-Bike
      19
      Trails Hike
      90
      Trails Trail Running
      90
      Trails Horse
      4
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      3
      Trails Observed Trials
      2
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      3
      Trails Snowmobile
      1
      Trails Snowshoe
      2
      Trails Backcountry Ski
      1
      Trails Nordic Ski
      2
      Total Distance
      130 miles
      Total Descent
      21,740 ft
      Total Vertical
      4,736 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      4,807 ft
      Reports
      254
      Photos
      133
      Ridden Counter
      4,161

      Popular Mat-Su Valley Mountain Biking Trails

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      Government Peak Connector Trail
      Government Peak Recreation Area Mountain Bike Trails
      Monk's Hood
      Government Peak Recreation Area Mountain Bike Trails
      Connector Trail
      Government Peak Recreation Area Mountain Bike Trails
      Jacob's Ladder
      Government Peak Recreation Area Mountain Bike Trails
      Larkspur
      Government Peak Recreation Area Mountain Bike Trails
      Fenceline Trail
      Matanuska Greenbelt Trails
      Fox Run
      Matanuska Greenbelt Trails
      Victor Lake Connector
      Matanuska Greenbelt Trails
      M-K Trail
      Matanuska Greenbelt Trails
      16 Mile DH Trail
      Palmer
      Clamaka
      Government Peak Recreation Area Mountain Bike Trails
      Foxtrot
      Matanuska Greenbelt Trails
      Rootbear
      Matanuska Greenbelt Trails
      Amanita
      Government Peak Recreation Area Mountain Bike Trails
      Fiddlehead
      Government Peak Recreation Area Mountain Bike Trails

      Mat-Su Valley Mountain Bike Routes

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      GP clockwise strava blast
      Government Peak Recreation Area Mountain Bike Trails
      4 miles
      Fireweed Loop and Monks Hood Counterclockwise
      Government Peak Recreation Area Mountain Bike Trails
      3 miles
      Fiddlehead
      Government Peak Recreation Area Mountain Bike Trails
      2 miles
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      Matanuska Greenbelt Trails
      11 miles
      Backcountry Bike and Ski Mat River Big Loop
      Palmer
      32 miles
      Moose Range Winter Loop
      Moose Range
      13 miles
      Trio 2021 Race Course race
      Talkeetna
      20 miles
      Trio 2021 Race Course race
      Talkeetna
      20 miles
      Little A Triathlon Bike Course race
      Matanuska Greenbelt Trails
      10 miles

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 5 rides
      • 7 miles avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 4 rides
      • 9 miles avg distance
      Past Week
      • 44 rides
      • 8 miles avg distance

      Photos of Mat-Su Valley Mountain Bike

      3 |
      Aug 14, 2021 @ 9:05pm
      Aug 14, 2021
      2 |
      Aug 14, 2021 @ 9:05pm
      Aug 14, 2021
      5 |
      Jul 23, 2021 @ 4:59pm
      Jul 23, 2021
      4 |
      Jul 23, 2021 @ 4:58pm
      Jul 23, 2021
      2 |
      Jul 23, 2021 @ 4:58pm
      Jul 23, 2021
      3 |
      Jul 23, 2021 @ 4:57pm
      Jul 23, 2021
      8 |
      Jul 23, 2021 @ 4:57pm
      Jul 23, 2021
      59 |
      Nov 16, 2020 @ 7:36am
      Nov 16, 2020

      Videos of Mat-Su Valley Mountain Bike

      Trust the crust
      | Apr 27, 2021
      Picnic Table Singletrack
      3:41 | 27 | May 22, 2020
      The Devils Club (Government Peak)
      trail: Larkspur
      1:28 | 190 | Aug 4, 2019
      16 mile (Hatchers Pass)
      7:34 | 125 | Jun 27, 2019
      Bear Bottom (Matsu Greenbelt Trails)
      trail: Bearbottom
      6:46 | 56 | May 28, 2019
      Bearberry Bluf( Matsu Greenbelt trails)
      1:53 | 46 | May 28, 2019
      Quick trip up Hatcher Pass
      1:00 | 23 | Oct 24, 2018
      Tundra Surfing in AK
      trail: Hatch Peak
      1:07 | 133 | Aug 5, 2018

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1755804AK-BikingaddreportGovernment Peak Connector Trail and 8 more
      Sep 14, 2021 @ 11:05pm
      Sep 14, 2021
      user #2326289HershmanwishlisttrailLane Hut Trail
      Sep 5, 2021 @ 10:08am
      Sep 5, 2021
      user #2809591Mrountree13riddentrailLane Hut Trail
      Aug 28, 2021 @ 7:04pm
      Aug 28, 2021
      user #1755804AK-Bikingaddtrail$1000 Ridge
      Aug 26, 2021 @ 10:38pm
      Aug 26, 2021
      user #2165913SueSkiaddphoto in My City and 1 more
      Aug 14, 2021 @ 9:05pm
      Aug 14, 2021

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1552436gbacon13trailLarkspurTrail is named Larkspur, not Devil’s Club
      Jul 9, 2020 @ 1:16pm
      Jul 9, 2020
      user #2242960TrecsreportConnector TrailDry
      Jul 4, 2020 @ 9:07pm
      Jul 4, 2020
      user #2248973CtaysomtrailMoose Poop LoopFor those who are newer to riding, I...
      Jun 23, 2020 @ 6:14pm
      Jun 23, 2020
      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

      Local Badges


      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike9285 miles15,098 ft41 miles4,734 ft
      13325496,022
      E-Bike1919 miles6,010 ft9 miles3,169 ft
      17338
      Hike90123 miles19,902 ft54 miles4,734 ft
      239697
      Trail Running90123 miles19,902 ft54 miles4,734 ft
      23961
      Horse46 miles1,030 ft2 miles3,169 ft
      59
      Dirtbike/Moto35 miles1,030 ft2 miles3,169 ft
      59
      Observed Trials24 miles449 ft1 mile1,368 ft
      ATV/ORV/OHV35 miles1,030 ft2 miles3,169 ft
      595
      Snowmobile15 miles472 ft2 miles164 ft
      13
      Snowshoe26 miles472 ft3 miles164 ft
      18
      Backcountry Ski15,108 ft482 ft16 ft
      88
      Nordic Ski26 miles472 ft3 miles164 ft
      1287
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