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  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Snow Cover Inadequate
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Flow (Ridden Direction)
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The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
  • bi-directional trail
  • no data
Trail Last Ridden
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  • < 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
Contribute Details
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  • 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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Radar Time
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Trailforks users anonymized public ridelogs from the past 6 months.
  • mountain biking recent
  • mountain biking (>6 month)
  • hiking (1 year)
  • moto (1 year)
Activity Recordings
Trailforks users anonymized public skilogs from the past 12 months.
  • Downhill Ski
  • Backcountry Ski
  • Nordic Ski
Jump Magnitude Heatmap
Heatmap of where riders jump on trails. Zoom in to see individual jumps, click circles to view jump details.
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      Region Details
      • 53
      • 6
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      • 41
      • 19

      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      268
      Trails Mountain Bike
      175
      Trails E-Bike
      96
      Trails Hike
      259
      Trails Trail Running
      259
      Trails Horse
      10
      Trails Snowshoe
      17
      Trails Nordic Ski
      18
      Total Distance
      262 miles
      Total Descent
      8,930 ft
      Total Vertical
      651 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      871 ft
      Reports
      1,770
      Photos
      90
      Ridden Counter
      9,962

      Popular The Great Lakes Plain Mountain Biking Trails

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      Broken Arrow
      Outback Trail at Imagination Glen
      Speedy Ridge
      Outback Trail at Imagination Glen
      Bobal Ridge
      Outback Trail at Imagination Glen
      Roller Coaster
      Outback Trail at Imagination Glen
      Winona Lake (Middle)
      Winona Lake
      The Balcony
      Outback Trail at Imagination Glen
      Upper Pipeline
      Outback Trail at Imagination Glen
      Access Trail
      Outback Trail at Imagination Glen
      Southtown Loop (Adv)
      Winona Lake
      Creek West
      Winona Lake
      Creek East
      Winona Lake
      Winona Lake (Meadow)
      Winona Lake
      DuKattie Drop
      Winona Lake
      Sweet Darlin'
      Winona Lake
      Rich's Revenge
      Outback Trail at Imagination Glen

      The Great Lakes Plain Mountain Bike Routes

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      Creekside Trails
      Creekside Trails
      9 miles
      Full Loop - All Front Side and Most Dark Side Trails
      Outback Trail at Imagination Glen
      9 miles
      Faster Drying Trails
      Outback Trail at Imagination Glen
      8 miles
      Winona East
      Winona Lake
      4 miles
      Winona West
      Winona Lake
      4 miles

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 0 rides
      Yesterday
      • 2 rides
      Past Week
      • 28 rides

      Photos of The Great Lakes Plain Mountain Bike

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      Dec 27, 2021 @ 7:36am
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      Dec 27, 2021
      0 |
      Dec 27, 2021 @ 7:36am
      Dec 27, 2021
      1 |
      Dec 27, 2021 @ 7:27am
      Dec 27, 2021

      Videos of The Great Lakes Plain Mountain Bike

      Me n Marko on Heaven N Hell (4c)
      trail: Zig Zag
      0:15 | 203 | Jan 13, 2011
      youtuber Midwest Mountain Bike Trails: Creekside Trails...

      9:31 | 90 | Feb 1, 2021
      Morsches Park Highlights

      11:38 | 76 | Jan 2, 2021
      youtuber Potato Creek Mountain Bike Trail - Dog in K9...

      11:45 | 83 | Oct 22, 2020
      youtuber Wood Features, Berms, and Dork Disks.  OH MY!...

      7:25 | 262 | Jul 16, 2020
      youtuber Midwest Mountain Bike Trails: Imagining Myself...

      8:51 | 327 | Mar 27, 2020
      youtuber Trail Boss Random Trail Challenge | Winona...
      7:46 | 246 | Jul 12, 2019 , Winona Lake
      Tour of the Bonneyville Mill Mountain bike trail

      798 | Jan 19, 2017

      Recent Trail Reports

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      Slow Dancer
      Creekside Trails
      Dec 10, 2021 @ 10:22am
      Dec 10, 2021
      Freeze/thaw CyclecrcdudeE-Bike Snotty muck. Please stay off till frozen...
      Doc's Run
      Creekside Trails
      Dec 10, 2021 @ 10:22am
      Dec 10, 2021
      Freeze/thaw CyclecrcdudeE-Bike Snotty muck. Please stay off till frozen...
      Boomer
      Creekside Trails
      Dec 10, 2021 @ 10:22am
      Dec 10, 2021
      Freeze/thaw CyclecrcdudeE-Bike Snotty muck. Please stay off till frozen...
      Chicane
      Creekside Trails
      Dec 10, 2021 @ 10:22am
      Dec 10, 2021
      Freeze/thaw CyclecrcdudeE-Bike Snotty muck. Please stay off till frozen...
      The Farm
      Creekside Trails
      Dec 10, 2021 @ 10:22am
      Dec 10, 2021
      IdealcrcdudeE-Bike The only part of the trails that were dry
      Bomber
      Creekside Trails
      Dec 10, 2021 @ 10:22am
      Dec 10, 2021
      Freeze/thaw CyclecrcdudeE-Bike Snotty muck. Please stay off till frozen...
      Flying Salmon
      Creekside Trails
      Dec 10, 2021 @ 10:22am
      Dec 10, 2021
      Freeze/thaw CyclecrcdudeE-Bike Snotty muck. Please stay off till frozen...
      Rocky Ridge
      Creekside Trails
      Dec 10, 2021 @ 10:22am
      Dec 10, 2021
      Freeze/thaw CyclecrcdudeE-Bike Snotty muck. Please stay off till frozen...
      Penninsula
      Outback Trail at Imagination Glen
      Nov 20, 2021 @ 5:08am
      Nov 20, 2021
      Variablerzentz
      Far Creek Run
      Outback Trail at Imagination Glen
      Nov 20, 2021 @ 5:08am
      Nov 20, 2021
      Variablerzentz

      Activity Feed

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      user #1116257crcdudeaddphoto in Valparaiso, Indiana, United States and 12 more
      Dec 27, 2021 @ 7:27am
      Dec 27, 2021
      user #2698682creeksidetrailsupdatetrailTrail 6 and 3 more
      Dec 22, 2021 @ 10:16am
      Dec 22, 2021
      user #2698682creeksidetrailsaddtrailLoop 1 and 9 more
      Dec 22, 2021 @ 9:05am
      Dec 22, 2021
      user #2698682creeksidetrailsaddtrailLakewood Pathway and 1 more
      Dec 21, 2021 @ 9:16am
      Dec 21, 2021
      user #2698682creeksidetrailsupdatetrailCampbell Street
      Dec 21, 2021 @ 9:12am
      Dec 21, 2021

      Recent Comments

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      user #2886862WilliamNjulRtrailGust Loop 3Definite trail maintenance needed. Log...
      Oct 23, 2021 @ 4:46am
      Oct 23, 2021
      user #2672442threelakestrailField LoopThis is in LaPorte, Indiana not Hamlet, Indiana
      Apr 22, 2021 @ 6:46am
      Apr 22, 2021
      user #2115295mjlarson84reportRum Village BlueIt’s wet ignore this post... can’t figure...
      Apr 11, 2021 @ 11:10am
      Apr 11, 2021
      user #2446396SideshowfirereportThe BasementTree across the trail at the exit on the hill...
      Dec 26, 2020 @ 6:37pm
      Dec 26, 2020
      user #2387185cooluketrailNorth SideI like this side better than the South side....
      Sep 12, 2020 @ 9:24am
      Sep 12, 2020

      Local Badges


      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike175199 miles6,289 ft55 miles653 ft
      851,768610,244
      E-Bike9690 miles1,690 ft24 miles266 ft
      9224134
      Hike259259 miles8,632 ft74 miles653 ft
      1,7654197
      Trail Running259259 miles8,632 ft74 miles653 ft
      51,7653114
      Horse1019 miles217 ft4 miles207 ft
      247
      Snowshoe179 miles282 ft3 miles144 ft
      24
      Nordic Ski1812 miles308 ft3 miles223 ft
      112
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