678 ft
27 ft
-28 ft
Avg time


  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
  • Riding Area
    Quarry Park
    Madison, Wisconsin
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM, DJ
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
  • Trail Visibility
    No clear path
  • Dogs Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Drop, Jump, Gap Jump
  • Local Popularity
    60 in Mountain Biking
  • Land Manager

Quarry Park is Madison’s only official single track. The park is a dense network of 2+ miles of trails that have developed organically over many years. Exploring and navigating the trails in this small park used to require ‘local’ knowledge but with its recent officialness the flow and continuity have dramatically improved. Much of this park's success is due to its friendly atmosphere and mutual respect between dog walkers, hikers, neighborhood residents and cyclists. The trailhead is at the end of Barlow Street, there is a gate and kiosk/map, parking is available on the street.

There is something for everyone, it has one of the area’s best pump tracks, which can be ridden by all skill levels, it is well protected by trees and natural terrain so it stays in great shape and it was designed to flow in both directions to keep it real. All other trails are directional, multi use trails are cyclists counterclockwise and pedestrians clockwise, with several bypass segments to avoid potential pedestrian/cyclists collisions in areas of limited line of site. There are some cycling specific trails, which are jump lines (note one way direction on map) with varying degrees of difficulty.

We think its a gem, many great people have been involved in its progression of where it is today. The singletrack is technical, lots of rocks and roots, short punchy climbs and descents. The jumps are not huge but some are technical and 100% fun. It feels like an interval workout at times when going fast and Quarry park is the perfect spot to progress your technical skills all within 2 miles from the Capitol.

Access Info

Shares the same start as the main Big Jump Line, but stay left to avoid the step-up jump and continue straight down into the gully to launch into a big step-down jump.


Big jumps, look before you leap! Trail is narrow and obscured by trees, jump is narrow and has bump on lip.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Gully Step-Down Jump Loop mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -2 ft
  • Altitude min
    922 ft
  • Altitude max
    947 ft
  • Altitude start
    944 ft
  • Altitude end
    942 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    283 ft
  • Distance down
    313 ft
  • Distance flat
    82 ft
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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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  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
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  • 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
  • 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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      • 7 miles avg distance
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