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  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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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
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      River Bends Park contains 8.5 miles of trails, both dirt two-track, and CRAMBA-maintained single track. An asphalt path runs throughout the park, crossing the Clinton River to Woodall Neighborhood Park, and it will eventually connect to downtown Utica.

      Containing a paved path, wide two track, and single track trail, River Bends is a park for everyone. The single track trail winds its way south along beautifully wooded, terraced ridge before turning north and snaking through trees and heavy brush tunnels. The single track trails are beginner friendly but present enough of a challenge that seasoned riders won't be bored.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      eBikes Allowed: No
      Parking google parking directions
      Access Info:
      Use entrance off 22 Mile road west of Shelby road. Park in the southeast corner of parking lot. Regular Tuesday Night CRAMBA rides start at 6:30 from the Utica Police Parking Lot off of Auburn Rd accessing the trail from the southern end when trail conditions are favorable.
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      Region Status
      Caution as of Feb 3, 2020

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #963
      State Ranking
      #16
      Trails (view details)
      13
      Trails Mountain Bike
      13
      Trails Hike
      13
      Trails Trail Running
      13
      Total Distance
      12 miles
      Total Descent
      702 ft
      Total Vertical
      84 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      702 ft
      Reports
      336
      Photos
      7
      Ridden Counter
      1,526

      Photos of River Bends Park Mountain Bike

      21 |
      Nov 14, 2019 @ 1:01pm
      Nov 14, 2019
      | 1 comments
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      Jul 24, 2018 @ 5:38am
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      Jul 24, 2018 @ 5:38am
      Jul 24, 2018

      Videos of River Bends Park Mountain Bike

      Biking With Rob From MTB Michigan // River...
      7:12 | 9 | Jan 27, 2020 , Shelby Township
      Biking With Rob From MTB Michigan // River...
      7:12 | 7 | Jan 27, 2020 , Shelby Township
      Biking With Rob From MTB Michigan // River...
      7:12 | 11 | Jan 27, 2020
      007 Enjoy the Little Things
      9:29 | 47 | Jul 23, 2019

      Recent Trail Reports

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      user #634487jer091addreportRiver Bends to Utica Connector
      Feb 3, 2020 @ 6:30pm
      Feb 3, 2020
      user #1487522cbyraddvideoBiking With Rob From MTB Michigan // River Bends Park // CBYR and 2 more
      Jan 27, 2020 @ 10:32pm
      Jan 27, 2020
      user #634487jer091addreportYellow: Entrance Trail and 4 more
      Jan 19, 2020 @ 12:23pm
      Jan 19, 2020
      user #634487jer091addreportClinton-Kalamazoo (CK) - Red loop and 2 more
      Jan 7, 2020 @ 3:38am
      Jan 7, 2020
      user #634487jer091addreportClinton-Kalamazoo (CK) - Red loop and 9 more
      Dec 7, 2019 @ 12:05pm
      Dec 7, 2019

      Recent Comments

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      user #1519545NicSoe97trailYellow: Between The Trails (BTT) TrailA very nice novice trail well taken care off...
      May 2, 2018 @ 2:00pm
      May 2, 2018
      user #1519545NicSoe97trailYellow: Entrance TrailA really good trail if your new to mountain...
      May 2, 2018 @ 1:57pm
      May 2, 2018
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