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      Ten miles of varied trail type that snakes along the Salt Creek and through the low hills that surround it. Beginner to advanced sections for all skill levels. Easily accessible from I80, I90, and I94, and not far from I65.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      eBikes Allowed: Yes
      AKA: Outback Trail
      Land Status: Municipal Park
      Parking google parking directions
      Access Info:
      Trail head is at 41.587644,-87.140325, in Imagination Glen park. The park entrance is at Portage Ave and McCool Rd in Portage, Indiana.
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      Region Details
      • 2
      • 5
      • 12
      • 5

      Region Status
      Caution as of Apr 25, 2021
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

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      Trails (view details)
      24
      Trails Mountain Bike
      24
      Trails E-Bike
      24
      Trails Hike
      23
      Trails Trail Running
      23
      Total Distance
      11 miles
      Total Descent
      581 ft
      Total Vertical
      36 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      639 ft
      Reports
      1,460
      Photos
      11
      Ridden Counter
      2,067

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 1 rides
      • 8 miles avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 1 rides
      • 9 miles avg distance
      Past Week
      • 7 rides
      • 8 miles avg distance

      Photos of Outback Trail at Imagination Glen Mountain Bike

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      19 |
      Oct 9, 2020 @ 2:13pm
      Oct 9, 2020
      8 |
      Oct 1, 2020 @ 10:47am
      Oct 1, 2020
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      trail: Far Creek Run
      48 |
      Jul 19, 2020 @ 7:55pm
      Jul 19, 2020
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      50 |
      Aug 20, 2019 @ 10:54pm
      Aug 20, 2019
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      36 |
      Aug 20, 2019 @ 10:54pm
      Aug 20, 2019
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      39 |
      Aug 20, 2019 @ 10:54pm
      Aug 20, 2019
      report
      trail: Daytona.5
      44 |
      Aug 18, 2019 @ 10:56am
      Aug 18, 2019

      Videos of Outback Trail at Imagination Glen Mountain Bike

      Me n Marko on Heaven N Hell (4c)
      trail: Zig Zag
      0:15 | 198 | Jan 13, 2011
      Midwest Mountain Bike Trails: Imagining Myself...
      8:51 | 229 | Mar 27, 2020 , Portage

      Current Trail Warnings

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

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      user #1953780accarpenaddreportFar Creek Run and 10 more
      Apr 26, 2021 @ 6:53am
      Apr 26, 2021
      user #1555331ArmuirupdatetrailLog Jam
      Apr 11, 2021 @ 9:22am
      Apr 11, 2021
      user #1555331ArmuiraddreportBobal Ridge and 8 more
      Apr 11, 2021 @ 9:20am
      Apr 11, 2021
      user #1555331ArmuiraddreportFar Creek Run and 19 more
      Apr 5, 2021 @ 7:11pm
      Apr 5, 2021
      user #1555331ArmuirupdatetrailPenninsula
      Mar 28, 2021 @ 10:19pm
      Mar 28, 2021

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #2446396SideshowfirereportThe BasementTree across the trail at the exit on the hill...
      Dec 26, 2020 @ 6:37pm
      Dec 26, 2020
      user #2266411001020reportThe BasementI agree!!
      Jul 6, 2020 @ 10:35pm
      Jul 6, 2020
      user #2266411001020reportThe BasementI think in general That some of these trails...
      Jul 2, 2020 @ 10:00pm
      Jul 2, 2020
      user #2266411001020reportLog JamTree fell down on trail
      Jul 2, 2020 @ 12:10pm
      Jul 2, 2020
      user #2081750Boggey49reportNear Creek RunMost of it is pretty ideal but towards the end...
      Apr 6, 2020 @ 2:50pm
      Apr 6, 2020

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Indiana Dunes National Park 4 13.2 km
      Creekside Park 1 2 17.9 km
      Valparaiso Pathways8.3 km
      Bluhm County Park 3 311.9 km
      Big Marsh20 km

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike2411 miles581 ft3 miles36 ft
      #1,122#591111,4592588
      E-Bike2411 miles581 ft3 miles36 ft
      #265#7664723
      Hike2310 miles538 ft3 miles36 ft
      #914#5521,45528
      Trail Running2310 miles538 ft3 miles36 ft
      #918#5531,455110
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