6 miles
Distance
357 ft
Climb
-350 ft
Descent
00:23:49
Avg time

Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Hoffman Nature Area
    Lafayette, Indiana
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Blue (3 votes)
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • Season
    Year round
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Drop, Jump
  • Global Ranking
    #41275 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    75 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Land Manager

This is the newest addition to the Lafayette trail system and is where the majority of TMBA building efforts are going. Just up the hill from the old foundation is the completed loop. Starting to the right begins a series of switchbacks to climb the hill. This loop has a moderate aerobic difficulty.

There is signage along much of the trail indicating One-Way riding.

Access Info

There is a small gravel lot off of Old State Rd 25 just over one mile West of Americus, IN. There is an old foundation and a gravel entry on the South side of Old SR 25.

Use 6935 Old State Rd 25, Lafayette, IN 47905 in your GPS / phone

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Hoffman Nature Area Loop mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    6 ft
  • Altitude min
    565 ft
  • Altitude max
    654 ft
  • Altitude start
    580 ft
  • Altitude end
    587 ft
  • Grade max
    -23.4%
  • Grade min
    24.4%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    3 miles
  • Avg time
    00:23:49
  • Avg reverse time
    00:34:54
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Status:
on Jan 30, 2021
Freeze/thaw Cycle
Avg: 4.35 (3 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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  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
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  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

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  • 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
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  • region Riding Area
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  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
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  • 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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      Hoffman Nature... Trail Reports

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      Jan 30, 2021 @ 12:37pm
      Jan 30, 2021
      Large tree down near the jump by Pruitt Point. Rode early this morning and ground was totally frozen everywhere. Runs fine when frozen, but watch...
      Jan 30, 2021 @ 11:49am
      Jan 30, 2021
      There is still a large tree down. Some icy spots. Ground it frozen.
      Jan 26, 2021 @ 5:22pm
      Jan 26, 2021
      It was muddy and there was a large tree on the trail about 1/2 way through.
      Jan 15, 2021 @ 7:59am
      Jan 15, 2021
      Way too muddy to ride
      Nov 4, 2020 @ 8:33am
      Nov 4, 2020
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 67 rides
      • 13 miles avg distance
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      • 257 rides
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      Mar 14, 2020 @ 7:07pm
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      Mar 14, 2020 @ 5:24pm
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      Apr 1, 2018 @ 7:23pm
      Apr 1, 2018

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