2 miles
Distance
435 ft
Climb
-436 ft
Descent
00:23:24
Avg time

Irene Details

  • Riding Area
    Squaw Creek Park
    Cedar Rapids, Iowa
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    closed for hunting Oct. 1 - Jan. 31.
  • Family Friendly
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Bridge, Roller Coaster
  • Global Ranking
    #8158

LAMBA's original installation of singletrack at Squaw Creek Park in 201, with updated routing and addition of flow elements (berms, rollers, jumps, etc.) in 201. This particular trail is rated blue (more difficult) often tight and twisty, requiring lower speed balance and good bike handling skills. The flow elements are also relatively tight and do not ride themselves, requiring skill to successfully navigate.

The singletrack is two way, however most locals prefer to ride this route in a anti-clockwise fashion. Adding to the technical challenge of this loop are occasional logs to traverse, most with ride arounds.

In 201 Linn County Conservation worked with LAMBA and professional trail building contractors to connect this loop to another green rated (less difficult) loop in the park (Red Cedar), via a blue connector trail (TrollHoller / MercyFlush); leaving Squaw Creek with a grand total of 5 miles of singletrack.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Irene bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -0 ft
  • Altitude min
    800 ft
  • Altitude max
    923 ft
  • Altitude start
    865 ft
  • Altitude end
    865 ft
  • Grade
    -0.003%
  • Grade max
    -35.083%
  • Grade min
    30.348%
  • Distance climb
    4,668 ft
  • Distance down
    4,367 ft
  • Distance flat
    687 ft
  • Avg time
    00:23:24
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Status:
on Sep 23, 2018
Dry
Avg: 5 (1 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to irene trailhead (42.005910, -91.566480)
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Irene Trail Reports

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Sep 23, 2018 @ 2:54pm
Sep 23, 2018
A couple of trees down on trail.
Apr 10, 2018 @ 9:12am
Apr 10, 2018
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