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  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
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The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 96%
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  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
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  • bi-directional trail
  • no data
Trail Last Ridden
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Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
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  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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Trail Popularity ?
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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
Jump Magnitude Heatmap
Heatmap of where riders jump on trails. Zoom in to see individual jumps, click circles to view jump details.
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      Phase one of Hot Springs world-class Northwoods Trails include 15.7 miles of mountain biking trails. Construction of the park began in November 2017 with plans for a 44.6 mile system of trails on the 2000 acre property in the Northern section of Hot Springs. This project represents an ongoing, collaborative effort to establish Hot Springs as one of the premier mountain biking destinations in the United States. The Northwoods system includes Green, Blue and Black single track, multi-track, flow trails, jump lines and the Lucky 13 expert section.
      Primary Trail Type: All-Mountain & Downhill
      Land Status: City Managed
      Land Manager: Visit Hot Springs
      Cedar Glades Lower Trailhead Parking google parking directions
      Access Info:
      Northwoods Trails can be accessed from its Waterworks Trailhead at 300 Pineland Drive, Hot Springs, AR, 71901 or from the connected Cedar Glades Park trail system at 461 Wildcat Rd, Hot Springs, AR 71913.
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      Region Details
      • 2
      • 18
      • 25
      • 3

      Region Status
      Open as of May 7, 2022
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      48
      Trails Mountain Bike
      49
      Trails E-Bike
      49
      Trails Hike
      41
      Trails Trail Running
      41
      Total Distance
      24 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      11 miles
      Total Descent
      2,943 ft
      Total Vertical
      382 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      856 ft
      Reports
      223
      Photos
      78
      Ridden Counter
      11,137

      Photos of Northwoods Trails Mountain Bike

      trail: Bethel
      42 |
      Nov 21, 2021 @ 5:31pm
      Nov 21, 2021
      trail: Bees Knees
      18 |
      Jun 15, 2021 @ 10:51pm
      Jun 15, 2021
      trail: Bees Knees
      46 |
      Jun 15, 2021 @ 10:51pm
      Jun 15, 2021
      91 |
      Jan 9, 2021 @ 7:20am
      Jan 9, 2021
      74 |
      Nov 29, 2020 @ 8:55am
      Nov 29, 2020
      trail: Waterworks
      79 |
      Nov 28, 2020 @ 5:57am
      Nov 28, 2020
      trail: Ragnarok
      35 |
      Nov 23, 2020 @ 2:29pm
      Nov 23, 2020
      trail: Freeman
      38 |
      Nov 23, 2020 @ 2:27pm
      Nov 23, 2020

      Videos of Northwoods Trails Mountain Bike

      trail: Cat's Meow
      2:36 | 203 | Jan 4, 2019
      trail: Cat's Meow
      2:36 | 49 | Jan 4, 2019
      trail: Nighthawk
      1:06 | 74 | Dec 19, 2018
      trail: Lowrey
      3:06 | 108 | Dec 19, 2018
      trail: Bluejay
      3:56 | 107 | Dec 18, 2018
      Cats Meow & Freeman Trail
      trail: Freeman
      33:10 | 245 | Sep 27, 2020 , Hot Springs
      Cats Meow
      trail: Cat's Meow
      2:23 | 185 | Sep 27, 2020 , Hot Springs
      Cats Meow & Freeman Trail
      trail: Cat's Meow
      33:10 | 133 | Sep 27, 2020 , Hot Springs

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #2793777RodnantzwishlistrouteMorning Joe
      May 17, 2022 @ 5:02pm
      24 hours
      user #2999392GregBunn3U6addreportNo Limits and 3 more
      May 7, 2022 @ 6:48pm
      May 7, 2022
      user #3038565ShadrOalrKriddentrailPullman Trail and 2 more
      May 5, 2022 @ 10:55pm
      May 5, 2022
      user #2915615JohnnyB12votetrailRockhound
      Apr 12, 2022 @ 7:34pm
      Apr 12, 2022
      user #2986142in2ridewishlisttrailCat's Meow
      Apr 11, 2022 @ 8:33am
      Apr 11, 2022

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #2915615JohnnyB12trailFunguySuper fun trail
      Apr 10, 2022 @ 7:45am
      Apr 10, 2022
      user #1104263yerfdogtnargtrailEnd of the RainbowSuper fun handcut bench cut trail with plenty...
      Mar 22, 2021 @ 9:45am
      Mar 22, 2021
      user #864119pfchurchilltrailZig ZagOne of the absolute best climbing trails!!
      Oct 21, 2020 @ 9:01am
      Oct 21, 2020
      user #1568387TurntextrailBees KneesThis has been corrected!
      Jul 2, 2020 @ 11:31pm
      Jul 2, 2020
      user #2243831AkrushtrailArrowheadSuper easy green trail: great for beginners
      Jun 21, 2020 @ 3:03pm
      Jun 21, 2020

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Hot Springs Village Trails9.2 km
      Iron Mountain 1 822.7 km
      Tompkins Bend 1 10 123.6 km

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike4924 miles2,943 ft11 miles381 ft
      #381#18977223113,168
      E-Bike4924 miles2,943 ft11 miles381 ft
      #104#28201136
      Hike4121 miles1,965 ft9 miles381 ft
      #370#2251221166
      Trail Running4121 miles1,965 ft9 miles381 ft
      #370#22422128
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      • northwoods trails activity log | embed map of Northwoods Trails mountain bike trails | northwoods trails mountain biking points of interest

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