5 miles
Distance
1,495 ft
Climb
-1,483 ft
Descent
00:35:35
Avg time

Details

  • Riding area
    Pleasant Ridge County Park
    Slater-Marietta, South Carolina
  • AKA
    JFA Trail
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • 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
    00:35:35
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Status:
on Jul 17, 2018
Variable
Avg: 4 (4 votes)

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Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to jorge-f-arango-trail trailhead (35.086680, -82.478870)
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Jorge F. Arango... Trail Reports

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Jul 17, 2018 @ 4:55pm
Jul 17, 2018
Considerable section of the trail is destroyed / unrideable around the beginning of the last mile - moving CC this month (sorry, I didn't get the...
Jul 9, 2018 @ 12:44pm
Jul 9, 2018
Roots and rocks were extremely slick with a coating over them.
Jun 8, 2018 @ 6:16am
Jun 8, 2018
A few trees are down on the JFA as of today. All are in lower speed areas. Taller riders look out for new, very large low bridge/headache tree in...
Apr 17, 2018 @ 4:33pm
Apr 17, 2018
Mar 13, 2018 @ 5:36pm
Mar 13, 2018
big tree down at mile 2.15 on JFA. need to dismount and climb over tree 3 feet off the ground. trail was dry with 2 or 3 areas with standing puddles.
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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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