5 miles
Distance
1,177 ft
Climb
-1,182 ft
Descent
00:42:26
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Brown Wave Trail

Brown Wave Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Forks Area Trail System
    Clarks Hills, South Carolina
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #12818 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 100 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Land Manager
    USDA

The Brown Wave gets its name because it feels like surfing on a bike. Lots of whoop-de-doos and the least climbing of any loop make it one of the most popular.

Careful at The Dip down by the river. When you see the sign that says DANGER - slow down

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Brown Wave mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -4 ft
  • Altitude min
    161 ft
  • Altitude max
    370 ft
  • Altitude start
    314 ft
  • Altitude end
    310 ft
  • Grade
    -0.015%
  • Grade max
    -42.429%
  • Grade min
    54.231%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,803 ft
  • Avg time
    00:42:26
  • Avg reverse time
    00:44:27
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Status:
on Dec 17, 2020
Variable
Avg: 4.3 (7 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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  • popular
  • less popular
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Max Vehicle Width
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Radar Time
LEGEND
Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • 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
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Boardwalk Boardwalk
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
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      Brown Wave Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Dec 17, 2020 @ 11:57am
      Dec 17, 2020
      It’s a little muddy with a few puddles.
      Sep 3, 2020 @ 12:25pm
      Sep 3, 2020
      Aug 23, 2020 @ 3:30am
      Aug 23, 2020
      Strong storm today
      May 24, 2020 @ 10:46am
      May 24, 2020
      Some spots are very muddy. Trees down in two places.
      Jan 6, 2020 @ 8:07am
      Jan 6, 2020
      reporter
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 3 rides
      • 14 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 129 rides
      • 16 miles avg distance
      All
      • 548 rides
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      Photos

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      21 |
      Jul 4, 2020 @ 8:51am
      Jul 4, 2020
      55 |
      Sep 10, 2018 @ 6:53am
      Sep 10, 2018
      44 |
      Sep 10, 2018 @ 6:53am
      Sep 10, 2018
      59 |
      Sep 10, 2018 @ 6:53am
      Sep 10, 2018

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      youtuber Mountain Biking: Big Brown Wave, FATS, Augusta, SC
      1:41 | 266 | Jan 25, 2020 , Clarks Hills
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