5 miles
Distance
723 ft
Climb
-723 ft
Descent
00:51:03
Avg time

Alum Creek Phase I Details

  • Riding Area
    Alum Creek State Park
    Columbus, Ohio
  • AKA
    P1
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical Rating
    Easy
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Bridge, Log Ride
  • Global Ranking
    #22335 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    45 in Mountain Biking
  • Land Manager
    Alum Creek State Park

The granddaddy of Central Ohio mountain biking, Phase 1, P1 for short, is COMBO's first trail. P1 was built in the early 1990s and is still a favorite for Central Ohio riders. This 5.5-mile trail is designated as a beginner/intermediate trail. There are plenty of roots, bridges, and an optional creek crossing to keep the ride interesting. P1 is considered by many to be the most technically demanding trail in central Ohio solely because of the roots. Bridges are relatively low & wide (compared to P2) but the roots are non-stop

This trail is particularly impacted by wet weather due its heavy usage and soil composition, so please give the trail a couple days to dry out after rain. The normal riding direction on the trail is counterclockwise. Be sure to check COMBO's trail conditions updates before heading out to use the trail.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Alum Creek Phase I bike trail
  • Altitude min
    885 ft
  • Altitude max
    932 ft
  • Altitude start
    923 ft
  • Altitude end
    923 ft
  • Grade max
    -23.129%
  • Grade min
    33.205%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    4,511 ft
  • Avg time
    00:51:03
  • Avg reverse time
    00:01:35
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Status:
on Jan 27, 2019
Snow Packed
Avg: 4 (1 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
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  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
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  • 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
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
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      Directions to alum-creek-phase-i trailhead (40.199580, -82.937948)
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      Alum Creek Phase I Trail Reports

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      Jan 27, 2019 @ 10:01am
      Jan 27, 2019
      Nov 18, 2018 @ 3:04am
      Nov 18, 2018
      80% Okay. Larger wet/muddy areas should be walked.
      Oct 24, 2018 @ 11:50am
      Oct 24, 2018
      Aug 12, 2018 @ 9:12am
      Aug 12, 2018
      Mostly dry with a few puddles.
      Jul 19, 2018 @ 11:20am
      Jul 19, 2018
      Pretty dry. Only a few muddy spots after Mondays rain.
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      6 Months
      • 23 rides
      • 9 miles avg distance
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      • 338 rides
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