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      Region Details
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      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      68
      Trails Mountain Bike
      73
      Trails E-Bike
      14
      Trails Horse
      6
      Trails Hike
      71
      Trails Trail Running
      71
      Trails Observed Trials
      2
      Total Distance
      82 miles
      Total Descent
      3,969 ft
      Total Vertical
      472 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,175 ft
      Reports
      503
      Photos
      65
      Ridden Counter
      525

      Popular South Central Iowa Mountain Biking Trails

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      Missing Link
      Banner Lakes
      Cupcake
      Banner Lakes
      New Ed Beach
      Banner Lakes
      Coal Miner's Daughter
      Banner Lakes
      Riverside
      Banner Lakes
      Extra Credit
      Banner Lakes
      Corner Pocket
      Banner Lakes
      Elevator
      Banner Lakes
      Break Line
      Banner Lakes
      Rambo
      Banner Lakes
      Problem Child
      Banner Lakes
      Coal Miner's Daughter
      Banner Lakes
      Access Road
      Banner Lakes
      New Ed Connector
      Banner Lakes
      Stiletto
      Banner Lakes

      South Central Iowa Mountain Bike Routes

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      Banner Full Lap - All Loops
      Banner Lakes
      7 miles
      Beginner Loop
      North Overlook
      4,134 ft

      Recent Ride Log Activity in Region

      Today
      • 1 rides
      Yesterday
      • 6 rides
      Past Week
      • 44 rides

      Photos of South Central Iowa Mountain Bike

      15 |
      Nov 19, 2023 @ 2:21pm
      Nov 19, 2023
      trail: Kowpath
      22 |
      Nov 14, 2023 @ 8:24am
      Nov 14, 2023
      trail: The Driveway
      15 |
      Nov 14, 2023 @ 8:23am
      Nov 14, 2023
      trail: Halfpipe
      30 |
      Nov 14, 2023 @ 8:23am
      Nov 14, 2023
      trail: Dirt Church
      27 |
      Nov 13, 2023 @ 3:57am
      Nov 13, 2023
      trail: Dirt Church
      20 |
      Nov 13, 2023 @ 3:57am
      Nov 13, 2023
      15 |
      Nov 11, 2023 @ 10:41am
      Nov 11, 2023
      trail: Joyride
      28 |
      Oct 29, 2023 @ 8:05am
      Oct 29, 2023

      Videos of South Central Iowa Mountain Bike

      Excellent MTB Riding in the middle of town!...

      13:56 | 51 | Jul 11, 2023
      New Ed Trail | Banner Lakes Mountain Biking |...
      4:29 | 148 | Jul 18, 2021 , Summerset
      Banner Lakes Mountain Biking | All the Features!

      17:55 | 301 | Nov 3, 2020
      Ottumwa Iowa | Mountain Bike Trails | Memorial...

      16:17 | 205 | Oct 4, 2020
      Lake Redrock Mountain Biking | North Overlook...
      trail: Joyride
      12:18 | 554 | Sep 1, 2020 , Pella
      Banner Trails - Coal Miner's Daughter
      4:41 | 774 | Aug 14, 2018 , Summerset
      Banner Trails - Riverside
      trail: Riverside
      5:57 | 379 | Aug 14, 2018 , Summerset

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditioninfouser
      Riverside
      Banner Lakes
      May 11, 2024 @ 8:45am
      May 11, 2024
      Variablesoft in some low areas.MarcusJ3AD09
      Corner Pocket
      Banner Lakes
      May 11, 2024 @ 8:45am
      May 11, 2024
      Variablesoft in some low areas.MarcusJ3AD09
      Missing Link
      Banner Lakes
      May 11, 2024 @ 8:44am
      May 11, 2024
      Variablesoft in some lower areas.MarcusJ3AD09
      New Ed Beach
      Banner Lakes
      May 11, 2024 @ 8:44am
      May 11, 2024
      Variablesoft in some low areas.MarcusJ3AD09
      Coal Miner's Daughter
      Banner Lakes
      May 11, 2024 @ 8:43am
      May 11, 2024
      Variablesoft in some low areas.MarcusJ3AD09
      Stiletto
      Banner Lakes
      May 11, 2024 @ 8:42am
      May 11, 2024
      VariableSoft in some lower areas.MarcusJ3AD09
      Break Line
      Banner Lakes
      May 11, 2024 @ 8:42am
      May 11, 2024
      VariableTree down, can be stepped over.MarcusJ3AD09
      Kowpath
      North Overlook
      Apr 20, 2024 @ 6:38am
      Apr 20, 2024
      VariableTree branches in the way and large...WxEouX
      Easier Way
      Memorial Park
      Apr 8, 2024 @ 11:32am
      Apr 8, 2024
      VariableTrail has a number of down trees do to...Wk412
      Dirt Church
      North Overlook
      Mar 30, 2024 @ 6:24am
      Mar 30, 2024
      VariableFirm and clumpy. Some soft spots in lower...MarcusJ3AD09

      Activity Feed

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      updateeventactivity #55783784
      Jul 17, 2024 @ 10:57am
      Jul 17, 2024
      Jeremywis1wishlistregionactivity #55354113
      Jul 8, 2024 @ 3:48pm
      Jul 8, 2024
      TLR6843wishlistregionactivity #54952269
      Jun 30, 2024 @ 7:14pm
      Jun 30, 2024
      Jepoy916rsvpeventactivity #54431099
      Jun 20, 2024 @ 11:31am
      Jun 20, 2024
      46AJdPkowishlistrouteactivity #54197274
      Jun 15, 2024 @ 9:25pm
      Jun 15, 2024

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike7382 miles3,970 ft28 miles472 ft
      6150323,047
      E-Bike1425 miles1,138 ft9 miles427 ft
      23675
      Horse67 miles371 ft3 miles89 ft
      13
      Hike7182 miles3,924 ft28 miles472 ft
      147990
      Trail Running7182 miles3,924 ft28 miles472 ft
      47911
      Observed Trials24,951 ft56 ft2,073 ft62 ft
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