2,441 ft
Distance
159 ft
Climb
-161 ft
Descent
542 ft
High Point
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James Nickell Loop Details

  • Riding Area
    Land Between the Lakes
    Grand Rivers, Kentucky
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Mixed
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Local Popularity
    5 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

This trail is 0.48 miles in length and leads hikers to a scenic overlook of Kentucky Lake. The trail follows the ridge top along the edge of Kentucky Lake and then dips back into the bottoms. This trail is accessible via the connector trail from Brown Spring Loop.

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More Stats for James Nickell Loop bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -2 ft
  • Altitude min
    425 ft
  • Altitude start
    542 ft
  • Altitude end
    540 ft
  • Grade
    -0.065%
  • Grade max
    -40.076%
  • Grade min
    37.111%
  • Distance climb
    1,216 ft
  • Distance down
    1,170 ft
  • Distance flat
    55 ft
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  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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