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  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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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
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  • < 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
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  • Description
  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos
Trail Popularity ?
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  • most popular
  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular

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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
  • 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
      Monte Sano State Park is located near Huntsville in northeast Alabama. In Spanish, Monte Sano means “Mountain of Health.” In the late 1800s, visitors from across the United States came for “the season” to experience and enjoy Monte Sano’s fresh air, spectacular views and mineral springs.


      Monte Sano sits on 2,140 acres with spectacular vistas from atop the mountain, especially when the fall leaves show off their colors. In the spring, native azaleas bloom along the 20 miles of hiking trails and 14 miles of biking trails.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Shuttleable: YES
      Biker's Parking Lot google parking directions
      Region Details
      • 1
      • 11
      • 23
      • 27
      • 3

      Region Status
      Open as of 21 hours ago

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #409
      State Ranking
      #2
      Trails (view details)
      65
      Trails Mountain Bike
      66
      Trails E-Bike
      2
      Trails Hike
      67
      Trails Trail Running
      67
      Total Distance
      66 miles
      Total Descent
      10,268 ft
      Total Vertical
      948 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,649 ft
      Reports
      5,558
      Photos
      112
      Ridden Counter
      3,478

      Photos of Monte Sano State Park and Land Trust Mountain Bike

      1 |
      Oct 13, 2019 @ 6:03am
      Oct 13, 2019
      trail: McCay Hollow
      9 |
      Sep 14, 2019 @ 9:05pm
      Sep 14, 2019
      trail: Wagon Trail
      16 |
      Sep 13, 2019 @ 2:37am
      Sep 13, 2019
      4 |
      Jul 17, 2019 @ 1:16pm
      Jul 17, 2019

      Videos of Monte Sano State Park and Land Trust Mountain Bike

      Dropping Down Sinks Trail
      trail: Sinks
      4:49 | 103 | Sep 29, 2015
      Shug SinkHole
      1:00 | 133 | Sep 17, 2013
      Monte Sano State Park: SORBA Mountain Biking
      321 | Nov 11, 2015
      To Sinks Low Point
      trail: Sinks
      539 | Nov 11, 2015 , Huntsville

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Cold Springs Trail
      Oct 17, 2019 @ 1:50pm
      21 hours
      DryStevenReeves Cleared one tree off trail
      North Plateau Loop
      Oct 17, 2019 @ 1:49pm
      21 hours
      DryStevenReeves Cleared two trees off trail
      Sinks
      Oct 17, 2019 @ 1:46pm
      21 hours
      DryHyperHyserTrees down on sinks off closed road
      Cold Springs Trail
      Oct 16, 2019 @ 9:59am
      2 days
      VariablewericsTrail Running Variable - mostly damp but solid. This...
      The Dummy Line Trail
      Oct 16, 2019 @ 9:59am
      2 days
      VariablewericsTrail Running
      Tollgate Trail
      Oct 16, 2019 @ 9:59am
      2 days
      VariablewericsTrail Running Wet autumn leaves. Also still has the one...
      Old Bankhead Pkwy
      Oct 13, 2019 @ 11:43am
      Oct 13, 2019
      Drywerics
      Oak Park
      Oct 11, 2019 @ 11:51am
      Oct 11, 2019
      DrywericsTrail Running
      High Trail
      Oct 10, 2019 @ 3:15pm
      Oct 10, 2019
      Variablemaroon-pug
      Wagon Trail
      Oct 10, 2019 @ 8:49am
      Oct 10, 2019
      Variablechadedwards HAMR open, variable conditions, mostly dry...

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1168378chadedwardscommentreportSinks and 2 more
      Oct 17, 2019 @ 7:20pm
      15 hours
      user #1616632StevenReevesaddreportNorth Plateau Loop and 1 more
      Oct 17, 2019 @ 1:49pm
      21 hours
      user #1616638HyperHyseraddreportSinks
      Oct 17, 2019 @ 1:46pm
      21 hours
      user #1958281dankirkhamriddentrailThe Dummy Line Trail and 1 more
      Oct 17, 2019 @ 5:33am
      1 days
      user #1735335wericsaddreportCold Springs Trail and 3 more
      Oct 16, 2019 @ 11:27am
      2 days

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1168378chadedwardsreportCold Springs TrailThanks Steve!
      Oct 17, 2019 @ 7:21pm
      15 hours
      user #1168378chadedwardsreportNorth Plateau LoopThanks Steve!
      Oct 17, 2019 @ 7:21pm
      15 hours
      user #1168378chadedwardsreportSinksHAMR Trail Crew will address asap, thanks for...
      Oct 17, 2019 @ 7:20pm
      15 hours
      user #1168378chadedwardsreportBankhead Trail (Aka RMAD)Thanks! Did you log the work time?
      Sep 20, 2019 @ 3:00pm
      Sep 20, 2019
      user #1494947Swany888reportBankhead Trail (Aka RMAD)Downed tree has been cleared on Bankhead trail
      Sep 20, 2019 @ 1:00pm
      Sep 20, 2019

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