2 miles
Distance
150 ft
Climb
-200 ft
Descent
00:38:30
Avg time

Long Lake Connector Details

  • Riding Area
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • Global Ranking

This trail was originally designed as a ski trail, but generally is not groomed anymore even after any snow.

However, the path is wide enough with enough hills to make a great workout trail for riders and runners alike. Similar to most of the forested Matanuska Greenbelt area, the views are minimal. Most people will do their more casual rides, hikes, and runs on the singletrack trails, but this connector is a fast way to get from one place to another.

You can pick this trail up at the south end off the Long Lake Loop (Matanuska Lake or Long Lake Trailheads) or the north end from the Expressway in Crevasse-Moraine Trails.

At the moment (July 1, 2016) this map is not showing the Bear Trails (near south end) or the Fox Trails (near Middle Picnic Table). (See matanuska-greenbelt.org/tra..., including the interactive maps, for updates).

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Long Lake Connector bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -50 ft
  • Altitude min
    187 ft
  • Altitude max
    271 ft
  • Altitude start
    268 ft
  • Altitude end
    218 ft
  • Grade
    -0.506%
  • Grade max
    -17.344%
  • Grade min
    15.016%
  • Distance climb
    3,808 ft
  • Distance down
    5,199 ft
  • Distance flat
    948 ft
  • Avg time
    00:38:30
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Status:
on Nov 17, 2017
Snow Covered
Avg: 1 (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 long-lake-connector trailhead (61.583040, -149.192450)
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Long Lake Connector Trail Reports

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Nov 17, 2017 @ 8:57pm
Nov 17, 2017
Recent snow is packing down well. Lots of foot traffic got the packing started.
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