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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 Nov 20, 2021
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      24
      Trails Mountain Bike
      24
      Trails E-Bike
      24
      Trails Hike
      23
      Trails Trail Running
      23
      Total Distance
      12 miles
      Total Descent
      553 ft
      Total Vertical
      40 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      643 ft
      Reports
      1,539
      Photos
      14
      Ridden Counter
      2,876

      Photos of Outback Trail at Imagination Glen Mountain Bike

      108 |
      Dec 14, 2021 @ 4:38am
      Dec 14, 2021
      32 |
      Aug 31, 2021 @ 6:04am
      Aug 31, 2021
      47 |
      Aug 31, 2021 @ 6:04am
      Aug 31, 2021
      report
      63 |
      Oct 9, 2020 @ 2:13pm
      Oct 9, 2020
      45 |
      Oct 1, 2020 @ 10:47am
      Oct 1, 2020
      report
      trail: Far Creek Run
      89 |
      Jul 19, 2020 @ 7:55pm
      Jul 19, 2020
      report
      80 |
      Aug 20, 2019 @ 10:54pm
      Aug 20, 2019

      Videos of Outback Trail at Imagination Glen Mountain Bike

      Me n Marko on Heaven N Hell (4c)
      trail: Zig Zag
      0:15 | 208 | Jan 13, 2011
      youtuber Midwest Mountain Bike Trails: Imagining Myself...

      8:51 | 354 | Mar 27, 2020

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditioninfouser
      Penninsula
      Apr 29, 2022 @ 5:52pm
      Apr 29, 2022
      VariableSideshowfire
      Far Creek Run
      Apr 29, 2022 @ 5:52pm
      Apr 29, 2022
      VariableSideshowfire
      The Balcony
      Apr 29, 2022 @ 5:52pm
      Apr 29, 2022
      VariableSideshowfire
      The Basement
      Apr 29, 2022 @ 5:52pm
      Apr 29, 2022
      VariableBig tree down just before exit climb.Sideshowfire
      Trailer Run
      Apr 29, 2022 @ 5:52pm
      Apr 29, 2022
      VariableSideshowfire
      Log Jam
      Apr 29, 2022 @ 5:52pm
      Apr 29, 2022
      Prevalent MudSideshowfire
      Upper Pipeline
      Apr 29, 2022 @ 5:52pm
      Apr 29, 2022
      VariableSideshowfire
      Rich's Revenge
      Apr 29, 2022 @ 5:52pm
      Apr 29, 2022
      VariableTrees down in the technical drop near the...Sideshowfire
      Hinterlands
      Mar 28, 2022 @ 6:18am
      Mar 28, 2022
      Freeze/thaw CycleTrail hasn’t opened yet for the 2022...Geodirt
      Hyde's 7 Hills
      Nov 20, 2021 @ 5:08am
      Nov 20, 2021
      Variablerzentz NIMBA

      Activity Feed

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      user #2446396SideshowfireaddreportPenninsula and 7 more
      Apr 29, 2022 @ 6:52pm
      Apr 29, 2022
      user #1977687GeodirtaddreportHinterlands
      Mar 28, 2022 @ 6:18am
      Mar 28, 2022
      user #1977687GeodirtaddreportFar Creek Run
      Mar 27, 2022 @ 7:28pm
      Mar 27, 2022
      user #578144RabWardelladdphoto at Teenage Kicks in Glentress, Scotland
      Dec 14, 2021 @ 4:39am
      Dec 14, 2021
      user #1829484rzentzaddreportPenninsula and 18 more
      Nov 20, 2021 @ 2:19pm
      Nov 20, 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 Trails 13 6 37.9 km
      Valparaiso Pathways 148.3 km
      Bluhm County Park 3 311.9 km
      Big Marsh20 km

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike2412 miles554 ft3 miles39 ft
      #1,309#708141,5382761
      E-Bike2412 miles554 ft3 miles39 ft
      #376#111727221
      Hike2311 miles512 ft3 miles39 ft
      #1,035#6411,534212
      Trail Running2311 miles512 ft3 miles39 ft
      #1,043#6391,534110
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