1.5 miles
Distance
294 ft
Climb
-292 ft
Descent
00:11:02
Avg time

Baldy Trail Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Arcadia Dunes
    Arcadia, Michigan
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #8040 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    30 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 90 in Trail Running
    • 90 in Hiking
  • Land Manager

The C.S. Mott Nature Preserve is a 3,600 acre nature preserve owned by the Grand Traverse Regional Land Conservancy. The Conservancy works hard to balance the public uses offered on their preserves with the protection of nature features, unique habitats, and scenic beauty. The professionally designed (in conjunction with IMBA) single track trail follows contour lines that flow through hills of northern hardwood forest with a few open fields. Here's what local mountain bikers are saying about the Dry Hill and Chestnut Trails at Arcadia Dunes: "great trails with scenic views.", "a roller-coaster, single track thrill ride through the forest.", "sweet flowing single track with some punchy climbs and fast swooping downhills."

Trail Users: Mountain bikers and hikers. Please share the trail

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Baldy Trail mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    2 ft
  • Altitude min
    866 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,017 ft
  • Altitude start
    917 ft
  • Altitude end
    919 ft
  • Grade
    0.028%
  • Grade max
    -24.8%
  • Grade min
    24.294%
  • Distance climb
    3,716 ft
  • Distance down
    3,181 ft
  • Distance flat
    1,230 ft
  • Avg time
    00:11:02
  • Avg reverse time
    00:16:24
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on Nov 8, 2020
Avg: 5 (2 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
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  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      Baldy Trail Trail Reports

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      Nov 8, 2020 @ 9:30am
      Nov 8, 2020
      Trail was clear of any obstacles but covered with leaves making it slippery when cornering.
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      6 Months
      • 3 rides
      • 16 miles avg distance
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      • 27 rides
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