5 miles
Distance
723 ft
Climb
-723 ft
Descent
00:51:26
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
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on trail
    Bridge, Log Ride
  • Global Ranking
  • 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 mountain 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
    00:51:26
  • Avg reverse time
    00:01:35
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Status:
on Aug 12, 2018
Variable
Avg: 4 (1 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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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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.
Jul 19, 2018 @ 10:44am
Jul 19, 2018
Jul 4, 2018 @ 4:10am
Jul 4, 2018
Muddy. Has not dried out from a storm earlier this week, and there are numerous trees down across the trail. Also, the bridges are pretty...
May 22, 2018 @ 7:11am
May 22, 2018
Very muddy.
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