4.8 miles
462 ft
-464 ft
Avg time


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    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
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  • TTFs on trail
    Bridge, Drop, Jump, Skinny
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The trail is about 5.5 miles in length, and consists of smooth hard-packed dirt singletrack that winds through the woods and features a number of switchbacks, drop-ins, logs, a few good jumps, and some challenging obstacles such as ramps and ladders

Access Info

The Manhattan River Trail is a mountain bike trail along the west bank of the Blue River in Manhattan, Kansas. The trail is accessed via the US 24 & Blue River Trailhead for the Manhattan Linear Trail bike path, located just south of the Highway 24 bridge. From the trailhead, go south on the paved trail about 100 feet to the start of the river trail.

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More Stats for Manhattan River Trail mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -2 ft
  • Altitude min
    990 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,022 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,009 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,007 ft
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    1.0 miles
  • Distance down
    4,979 ft
  • Distance flat
    2.8 miles
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on Aug 8, 2015
Prevalent Mud
Avg: 4.5 (2 votes)

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Manhattan River... Trail Reports

Aug 8, 2015 @ 6:45pm
Aug 8, 2015
Storm last night. Stay off for a few days.
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1 Review & Comments

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flag jonathanmtb1 (Mar 23, 2015 at 17:40)
 Pretty solid trail.
consists of fast flowy up and downs. decent jumps to mess around on. has a little bit for everyone i would suppose.
more maintained by locals instead of any of the shops.

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