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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
ContributeDetails
Colors indicate trail is missing specified detail.
  • 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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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
  • Ideal
  • 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
  • Boardwalk Boardwalk
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
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      Region Details
      • 7
      • 1

      Region Status
      Open as of Mar 20, 2020

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      8
      Trails Mountain Bike
      8
      Trails Hike
      8
      Trails Trail Running
      8
      Total Distance
      23 miles
      Total Descent
      4,826 ft
      Total Vertical
      2,256 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      2,472 ft
      Reports
      20
      Photos
      110
      Ridden Counter
      332

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 0 rides
      • 0 ft avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 1 rides
      • 30 miles avg distance
      Past Week
      • 20 rides
      • 26 miles avg distance

      Photos of Palm Desert Mountain Bike

      12 |
      Jan 21, 2020 @ 5:22pm
      Jan 21, 2020
      11 |
      Jan 21, 2020 @ 5:22pm
      Jan 21, 2020
      8 |
      Jan 21, 2020 @ 5:22pm
      Jan 21, 2020
      13 |
      Jan 21, 2020 @ 5:22pm
      Jan 21, 2020
      | 2 comments

      Videos of Palm Desert Mountain Bike

      Riding Art Smith Trail at Night - From the...
      15:40 | 143 | Jan 13, 2020 , Palm Desert
      First Ride with the New Gopro Hero 8 - Art...
      15:00 | 166 | Dec 23, 2019 , Palm Desert
      Shredding down The Palm Canyon Epic into Art...
      14:42 | 87 | Dec 23, 2019 , Palm Desert

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Art Smith Trail
      Mar 20, 2020 @ 4:28pm
      Mar 20, 2020
      DrywildmeffIs this trail open/rideable with the Palm...
      Hopalong Cassidy I
      Nov 24, 2019 @ 12:46pm
      Nov 24, 2019
      Very DryEndorphinjunkie1Trail is very dry. Very steep, loose,...
      Homestead Trail
      Nov 24, 2019 @ 12:42pm
      Nov 24, 2019
      Very DryEndorphinjunkie1Trail is very dry, but almost completely...
      Mike Schuler Trail
      Sep 13, 2019 @ 6:30am
      Sep 13, 2019
      DryctimberParts are very steep and rocky. Know your...
      Randall Henderson Loop
      Oct 10, 2018 @ 9:23am
      Oct 10, 2018
      DryDilbertoVery mild flash flood erosion.
      Bump and Grind Trail w
      May 9, 2017 @ 2:01pm
      May 9, 2017
      DryVinniGGreat day to climb. Trail is Rocky but...

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #2277971KallikoufwishlisttrailHopalong Cassidy I
      Oct 26, 2020 @ 10:55am
      2 days
      user #1405878Wdp3commenttrailHopalong Cassidy I
      Oct 24, 2020 @ 1:23pm
      Oct 24, 2020
      user #2468493KraftpaperwishlisttrailArt Smith Trail
      Oct 23, 2020 @ 7:54pm
      Oct 23, 2020
      user #2427924bbuschvotetrailArt Smith Trail
      Oct 21, 2020 @ 3:51pm
      Oct 21, 2020
      user #2249721JmahlbergwishlisttrailArt Smith Trail
      Oct 18, 2020 @ 11:20am
      Oct 18, 2020

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1405878Wdp3trailHopalong Cassidy IAgree this is a good hiking trail but not fun...
      Oct 24, 2020 @ 1:23pm
      Oct 24, 2020
      user #2402016Williamx1okuytrailArt Smith TrailAny perspective on whether an enduro style...
      Sep 8, 2020 @ 1:55pm
      Sep 8, 2020
      user #1795082Aroach337trailRandall Henderson LoopI'm a beginner on a cyclocross bike. I loved...
      Jun 23, 2020 @ 2:24pm
      Jun 23, 2020
      user #218157nennarvtrailArt Smith TrailGood exercise. Its one of those trails you...
      Mar 29, 2020 @ 9:12am
      Mar 29, 2020
      user #5286wildmefftrailArt Smith TrailI strongly recommend NOT riding this as an out...
      Mar 22, 2020 @ 7:39pm
      Mar 22, 2020
      • By brenthillierTrailforks Pro Subscriber NSMBA TRAILFORKS Plus & contributors
      • Admins: CAMTB, ericfoltz, jpmcghee, brianpetry
      • #10328 - 8,595 views

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