10 miles
Distance
1,007 ft
Climb
-1,037 ft
Descent
00:54:25
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Canal Trail

Canal Trail Details

  • Riding Area
    Land Between the Lakes
    Grand Rivers, Kentucky
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical Rating
    Easy
  • Season
    Spring/Summer/Fall
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #37648 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

The Canal Loop Trail is a fast single track trail for
mountain bikers with challenging hills on the Kentucky
Lake portion of the trail. The trail crosses multiple creeks,
old home sites, and forest roads. Canal Loop Trail offers
opportunities to access both lakes’ shorelines.

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More Stats for Canal Trail bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -30 ft
  • Altitude min
    362 ft
  • Altitude max
    504 ft
  • Altitude start
    432 ft
  • Altitude end
    403 ft
  • Grade
    -0.056%
  • Grade max
    -35.166%
  • Grade min
    19.258%
  • Distance climb
    4 miles
  • Distance down
    4 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 miles
  • Avg time
    00:54:25
  • Avg reverse time
    00:01:15
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Status:
on Jul 7, 2018
Dry
Avg: 3 (3 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intendid direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
ContributeDetails
Colors indicate trail is missing specified detail.
  • Description
  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos

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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

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

  • 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
  • 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
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Table or Bench eBike Charging Point
  • Other Other
      Directions to canal-trail-46241 trailhead (36.972280, -88.197480)
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      Canal Trail Trail Reports

      datedescription
      Jul 7, 2018 @ 6:01am
      Jul 7, 2018
      Jun 3, 2018 @ 3:59pm
      Jun 3, 2018
      A couple soft spots and one tree down 1 mile from the trailhead.
      Mar 4, 2017 @ 2:42pm
      Mar 4, 2017
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
      •  
      6 Months
      • 3 rides
      • 20 miles avg distance
      All
      • 61 rides
      •  

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