5 miles
Distance
1,495 ft
Climb
-1,483 ft
Descent
00:21:09
Avg time

Details

  • Riding area
    Pleasant Ridge County Park
    Slater-Marietta, South Carolina
  • AKA
    JFA Trail
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    Year Round
  • TTFs on trail
    Bridge
  • Global Ranking
  • Year Opened
    2014
  • Land Manager

5.9 mile shared use trail. This trail is directional with bikers going clockwise on even months and hikers counter clockwise; direction switches on odd months. During rainy or wet conditions this trail will be closed. The JFA trail has been host to the Upstate SORBA annual Cranksgiving weekend, featuring the SC Super D championship and Cross Country race. For trail updates follow Pleasant Ridge Camp and Retreat Center on Facebook.

Access Info

Easily accessible from the parking lot.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Jorge F. Arango Trail mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    12 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,037 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,413 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,037 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,048 ft
  • Grade
    0.042%
  • Grade max
    -51.29%
  • Grade min
    64.023%
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,589 ft
  • Avg time
    00:21:09
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Status:
on Jan 16, 2018
Freeze/thaw Cycle
Avg: 3.65 (3 votes)

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Jorge F. Arango... Trail Reports

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Jan 16, 2018 @ 1:14pm
2 days
Large tree down across trail, blocking trail. Also, many spots in the first 1.5 miles were wet today, and I would bet the last two miles of the...
Dec 28, 2017 @ 4:04pm
Dec 28, 2017
Mostly dry one or two wet spots, otherwise great conditions
Dec 14, 2017 @ 11:10am
Dec 14, 2017
Mostly dry. Just a couple mucky spots near the start (CW)
Dec 13, 2017 @ 4:58pm
Dec 13, 2017
very few patches of snow beside the trail, overall the trail was dry and clear.
Nov 11, 2017 @ 10:14am
Nov 11, 2017
Trees are cleared
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Jan 16, 2018 @ 1:15pm
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Nov 26, 2014 @ 4:43am
Nov 26, 2014
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Nov 26, 2014 @ 4:43am
Nov 26, 2014
Jorge F. Arango Trail
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Nov 26, 2014 @ 4:43am
Nov 26, 2014
Jorge F. Arango Trail

1 Review & Comments

  • + 1
flag Bennnnnn (Oct 20, 2017 at 16:25)
 I think this is a pretty good trail, just wish it was longer but it's nice that there aren't many intersections or a bunch of parallel trails. I prefer when I can ride it CCW - the DH near the end is pretty nice!
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