2,064 ft
Distance
-84 ft
Descent
00:02:40
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Gravity Cavity Trail
  • past supporters

Gravity Cavity Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
    • Horse
    • Snowshoe
    • Nordic Ski
  • Riding Area
    Palos Forest Preserve
    Palos Hills, Illinois
  • AKA
    Orange
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Blue (2 votes)
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T1 Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM, XC, DJ, Fat, Adaptive MTB, CX, Gravel
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Drop
  • Global Ranking
    #53990 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    90 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 100 in Trail Running
    • 100 in Hiking
    • 5 in Horseback
    • 5 in Snowshoeing
    • 5 in Skiing
  • Land Manager

Fast downhill trail with optional drops and a logover at the end.

Disclaimer

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Adaptive Bike Info
aMTB 2 Rating: Obstacles exist. You may or may not be able to ride this solo. Support rider recommended.
Local Trail Association
More Stats for Gravity Cavity mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -84 ft
  • Altitude min
    627 ft
  • Altitude max
    711 ft
  • Altitude start
    711 ft
  • Altitude end
    627 ft
  • Grade
    -4.1%
  • Grade max
    -14.7%
  • Grade min
    -1.4%
  • Distance down
    2,064 ft
  • Avg time
    00:02:40
  • Avg reverse time
    00:04:41
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Status:
on Nov 27, 2020
Variable
Avg: 5 (4 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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  • < 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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  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
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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

  • 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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      Gravity Cavity Trail Reports

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 20 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 898 rides
      • 13 miles avg distance
      All
      • 1,604 rides
      •  

      Photos

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      14 |
      Sep 19, 2020 @ 12:09pm
      Sep 19, 2020
      14 |
      Sep 19, 2020 @ 10:07am
      Sep 19, 2020
      134 |
      Oct 12, 2019 @ 8:50am
      Oct 12, 2019
      183 |
      Apr 24, 2018 @ 8:15am
      Apr 24, 2018

      Routes with this trail

      titleratingdistance
      Palos with Canal Loop
      15 miles
      Weekend Ride
      16 miles

      1 Review & Comments

      • + 1
      flag GreenGeek (Sep 18, 2020 at 10:22)
       Quite awesome when going downhill (Southbound) with a few good jumps. A challenging climb in the opposite direction.
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