1.0 mile
Distance
66 ft
Climb
-611 ft
Descent
00:12:20
Avg time

Ballard Trail Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Kanawha State Forest
    Charleston, West Virginia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
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  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #18461 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    55 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

1 1/2 miles. This trail starts on Middle Ridge Road and ends near the shooting range. A rocky overhang makes this trail a technical challenge for bikers.

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More Stats for Ballard Trail mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -545 ft
  • Altitude min
    776 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,321 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,321 ft
  • Altitude end
    776 ft
  • Grade
    -10.004%
  • Grade max
    -41.522%
  • Grade min
    19.295%
  • Distance climb
    983 ft
  • Distance down
    4,301 ft
  • Distance flat
    163 ft
  • Avg time
    00:12:20
  • Avg reverse time
    00:11:44
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Trail Conditions
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      6 Months
      • 5 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance
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      • 87 rides
      • Last: Apr 27, 2022

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