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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • 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 Ridden Direction

The intendid direction a trail should be ridden.

  • 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 or Major Issue / Red

  • 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 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
  • Other Other
      Upper Hixon Forest Park is the original Shared Use Trail System in the Greater La Crosse Area. This property is owned by the City of La Crosse Parks Dept. Management of the trails is a partnership between the City of La Crosse Parks Dept and the Outdoor Recreation Alliance (formerly Human Powered Trails, Inc). Please only use trails when dry and be polite to all other trail users.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      eBikes Allowed: No
      Parking google parking directions
      Access Info:
      Upper Hixon Forest Parking Lot
      Links
      Region Details
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      Open on Aug 22, 2018
      Local Trail Association
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      (www.oratrails.com)

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #1,452
      State Ranking
      #10
      Trails (view details)
      24
      Trails Mountain Bike
      24
      Trails Hike
      24
      Trails Trail Running
      24
      Total Distance
      12 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      6 miles
      Total Descent
      2,959 ft
      Total Vertical
      559 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,282 ft
      Reports
      39
      Photos
      5
      Ridden Counter
      537

      Photos of Upper Hixon Forest Mountain Bike

      trail: Nerfherder DH
      60 |
      Jul 30, 2018 @ 12:21pm
      Jul 30, 2018
      Nerfherder DH, La Crosse
      trail: Nerfherder DH
      67 |
      Jul 30, 2018 @ 12:04pm
      Jul 30, 2018
      Nerfherder DH, La Crosse
      trail: Twister
      276 |
      Jun 22, 2015 @ 12:36pm
      Jun 22, 2015
      Twister, Steamboat Springs
      trail: Twister
      239 |
      Jun 22, 2015 @ 12:36pm
      Jun 22, 2015
      Twister, Steamboat Springs
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      Recent Activity

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      Bike & Skill Parks

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      Upper Hixon Forest Parkskill parkLa Crosse
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