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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • 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

LEGEND
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
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Table or Bench eBike Charging Point
  • Other Other
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      Open on Jul 21, 2019
      Local Trail Association
      local trail association
      VMBAH
      (www.vmbah.org)

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #1,591
      State Ranking
      #6
      Trails (view details)
      65
      Trails Mountain Bike
      65
      Trails E-Bike
      1
      Trails Hike
      56
      Trails Trail Running
      56
      Total Distance
      52 miles
      Total Descent
      6,366 ft
      Total Vertical
      2,442 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      2,513 ft
      Reports
      75
      Photos
      27
      Ridden Counter
      1,262
      Sub Regions

      Photos of Palmer Mountain Bike

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      Aug 4, 2019 @ 8:06pm
      Aug 4, 2019
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      Aug 4, 2019 @ 8:06pm
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      Aug 4, 2019 @ 8:05pm
      Aug 4, 2019
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      Aug 4, 2019 @ 8:05pm
      Aug 4, 2019

      Videos of Palmer Mountain Bike

      The Devils Club (Government Peak)
      1:28 | 26 | Aug 4, 2019
      16 mile (Hatchers Pass)
      7:34 | 45 | Jun 27, 2019
      Bear Bottom (Matsu Greenbelt Trails)
      trail: Bearbottom
      6:46 | 25 | May 28, 2019
      Bearberry Bluf( Matsu Greenbelt trails)
      1:53 | 23 | May 28, 2019

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      The Devil's club
      Jul 21, 2019 @ 11:09pm
      Jul 21, 2019
      DryEn123067Running well overall but a fair amount of...
      16 Mile DH Trail
      Jul 9, 2019 @ 2:52pm
      Jul 9, 2019
      DryEn123067Besides the entrance the first half of...
      M-K Trail
      Jul 7, 2019 @ 11:22am
      Jul 7, 2019
      DryconpannaTrails empty, got a funny letter from...
      Fireweed
      Jun 29, 2019 @ 5:49pm
      Jun 29, 2019
      DryEn123067Some berms have dried out and gotten very...
      Monk's Hood
      Jun 29, 2019 @ 5:48pm
      Jun 29, 2019
      DryEn123067Weed-whacked and riding smooth.
      Jump Trail
      Jun 14, 2019 @ 10:41am
      Jun 14, 2019
      Drysmack3287Great section with a solid double. The...
      Fox Run
      May 31, 2019 @ 12:24am
      May 31, 2019
      DryEn123067Still tacky dry and fun!
      Long Lake Loop
      May 28, 2019 @ 4:31pm
      May 28, 2019
      DryTroybird Large tree down across trail, blocking trail
      Victor Lake Connector
      May 24, 2019 @ 2:36pm
      May 24, 2019
      VariableAK-BikingDowned tree
      Bearberry Bluff
      May 24, 2019 @ 2:36pm
      May 24, 2019
      DryAK-Biking

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1782338KoverdiekaddridelogAug 16, 2019 ride log
      Aug 20, 2019 @ 6:26pm
      3 hours
      user #1437627blockphiaddridelogAug 19, 2019 ride log
      Aug 19, 2019 @ 7:19pm
      1 days
      user #1470874Arburns700addridelogAug 15, 2019 ride log
      Aug 19, 2019 @ 9:41am
      2 days
      user #1019123powderhound574addridelogAug 18, 2019 ride log
      Aug 18, 2019 @ 9:40pm
      2 days
      user #1856768rjj15addridelogAug 18, 2019 ride log
      Aug 18, 2019 @ 7:06pm
      2 days

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1882791Mrjake1979trailLong Lake LoopFun trail watch out for attack ptarmigans...
      Aug 4, 2019 @ 8:06pm
      Aug 4, 2019
      user #1745513En123067trailGovernment Peak Offshoot #2The tabletop is no longer there
      Jul 12, 2019 @ 1:16am
      Jul 12, 2019
      user #1833015AdamagostireportMonk's HoodThey weed whacked all off fireweed and...
      Jun 29, 2019 @ 8:43am
      Jun 29, 2019
      user #1825466Jmnh37trailHilly Loop*NOT FOR BEGINNERS*
      Jun 21, 2019 @ 7:23pm
      Jun 21, 2019
      user #1797819FeebsridestrailMooseberry AccessAwesome single! Berms and turns and lots of...
      May 27, 2019 @ 5:42pm
      May 27, 2019

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Palmer Bike Park 2 61.2 km
      Matanuska Greenbelt Trails 15 18 23.5 km
      Moose Range 1 17.8 km
      Government Peak Recreation Area Mountain Bike Trails 1 5 29.4 km
      Mirror Lake 5 12 314.8 km

      Local Badges

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