18.2 miles
Distance
2,185 ft
Climb
-2,187 ft
Descent
1,056 ft
High Point

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Detailed Description
Blue Black Brown County is a 18 mile popular expert route located near Nashville Indiana. This mountain bike only route. This route includes 5 trails. This route climbs 2,185 ft with a max elevation of 1,056 ft then descends -2,187 ft.
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18 Reviews & Comments

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jpietrowiak (Sep 17, 2022 at 9:19)
Trail HOBBS HOLLOW
Awesome trail! Enough said.
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steelispossiblyreal (May 4, 2022 at 17:06)
Trail AYNES
CCW from Bobcat Connector is one of the best descents in BCSP. Great old school rooty singletrack.
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Ratmescher (Nov 27, 2021 at 18:40)
Trail BOBCAT
Narrow trails carved into steep slopes. Very puckery. None of the TTFs in this listing are actually on this trail.
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bkxc (Sep 13, 2020 at 15:35)
Trail WEEDPATCH
Tons of fun. I went out and came back so I got both descents. If I had more time I would have probably done it twice or three times, it was sweet!
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bkxc (Sep 13, 2020 at 15:28)
Trail BOBCAT
Really surprised that I didn't like this trail much after reading everyone else's comments here. I like janky tech stuff, but after the endless flow and FUN of Hobbs and Weedpatch, this trail was just too awkward with no reward. Some of the tough tight switchbacks are legit dangerous with gnarly exposure. I LOVED Schooner and had a blast on that tough jank because it had some flow to it. Skip it and spend some more time on the other amazing trails.
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steelispossiblyreal (Aug 28, 2020 at 15:31)
Trail BOBCAT
Did this trail from the fire access road on the SW corner to the Weedpatch Connector going clockwise. I'm no expert but I’m pretty comfortable on a bike, but I didn’t really enjoy it. If you’re into old school super exposed technical climbs with lots tight turns I think you’ll really enjoy it, but it wasn’t for me. But my buddies on less slack / XC style bikes loved it.
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steelispossiblyreal (Aug 28, 2020 at 15:29)
Trail WEEDPATCH
Weedpatch is a really lovely flow trail with similar DNA to Hobbs Hollow. It's a little bit slower and lower risk than Hobbs so I felt more comfortable charging it harder than Hobbs. Some locals told us it was best ridden from red to green, so that's what we did. The climb out is no joke so expect a nice workout.
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grantbob94 (Apr 22, 2022 at 13:23)
Trail WEEDPATCH
+1 for best riding from red to green (opposite of what is shown on TF). I rode both, and the descending is much better in this direction - some fun flow, small jumps & berms, similar to Hobbs, but on a smaller scale. Overall a hoot!
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steelispossiblyreal (Aug 28, 2020 at 15:26)
Trail HOBBS HOLLOW
Like everyone says, this is a really special trail. Rippin fast, big tabletops, big confidence inspiring berms, and a couple bigger gaps that you can ride around. There is 1 drop (maybe 18"?) that is unavoidable, but you can more or less just ride down it without popping off it. I found it hard *not* to get a couple inches of air on most of the jumps (I wasn't trying to clear them), but it felt controlled and great. It's not a "perfect" surface (what is?) and has some brake bumps, but it just adds to the fun. If you go to Brown County you gotta hit Hobbs.
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gavinmthomas (Jul 5, 2020 at 12:07)
Trail BOBCAT
I rode the south leg of Bobcat to connect Weedpatch to Hesitation so I can only speak to half of this trail. Definitely a technically challenging trail and new and intermediate riders will walk sections. Expect sharp switchbacks, rock ledges and tight Stream crossings.
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gavinmthomas (Jul 5, 2020 at 11:59)
Trail WEEDPATCH
Fast and fun on way down and a decent climb out. Careful on those switchbacks especially after picking up speed.
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tfchip1in (Dec 4, 2019 at 11:02)
Trail WEEDPATCH
3 trees down, all .15 miles from firetower.
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tfchip1in (Dec 4, 2019 at 9:28)
Trail WEEDPATCH
Perfect today. HH to wet in lows but Weedpatch only wet in bottom of berms!
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berrthum TMBR (Oct 7, 2019 at 12:20)
Trail BOBCAT
This trail is amazing. So artfully constructed among the steep ravines of BCSP. This trail stands out as one of the most memorable trails of the last few years.
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TeamAmerica1776 (Oct 5, 2019 at 7:35)
Trail HOBBS HOLLOW
Wow! Amazingly build flow trail. Smiles the entire way down. Hope next time I come I can clear the tabletops!
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moonraker SAMBA (Sep 4, 2019 at 14:31)
Trail HOBBS HOLLOW
An instant classic. So good! Hobbs is what Allegrippis wishes it was.
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butterburrito (Jun 5, 2019 at 20:54)
Trail BOBCAT
Awesome trail for experienced riders. Old school narrow singletrack mixed with new school flow. It will challenge you! Tons of fun! Kudos to the trail builders!
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heypoolboy PAMBA (May 28, 2018 at 14:31)
Trail HOBBS HOLLOW
First time for me @ Brown County this weekend. Only had a race hardtail, but this trail Rocked!!! Amazing trail work.
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Trails in Route

BOBCAT2 miles
WEEDPATCH2 miles
HOBBS HOLLOW3 miles
AYNES2 miles
Fire Road2,894 ft

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More Stats for Blue Black Brown County mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    -2 ft
  • Altitude min
    621 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,027 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,024 ft
  • Grade
    -0%
  • Grade max
    -37.3%
  • Grade min
    47.9%
  • Distance climb
    8 miles
  • Distance down
    8 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 mile
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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WEEDPATCH
Dec 3, 2022 @ 2:05pm
Dec 3, 2022
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HOBBS HOLLOW
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Fire Road
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AYNES
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