2.3 miles
Distance
591 ft
Climb
-580 ft
Descent
01:26:00
Avg time

McKay Hollow Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Wilderness Trail
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM, DJ
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular in reverse
  • Climb Difficulty
    Double Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Extreme
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #40284 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #9640 in Trail Running
    • #6030 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    10 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 55 in Trail Running
    • 45 in Hiking
  • Land Owner
    Monte Sano State Park and The North Alabama Land Trust
  • OSM Way

Section between North Plateau Loop and Natural Well Trail is Hike-a-Bike and Not Recommended.

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More Stats for McKay Hollow mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    12 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,015 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,583 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,572 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,585 ft
  • Grade
    0.1%
  • Grade max
    -57.2%
  • Grade min
    68.4%
  • Distance climb
    1 mile
  • Distance down
    5,072 ft
  • Distance flat
    1,270 ft
  • Avg time
    01:26:00
  • Avg reverse time
    01:16:07
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on Feb 19, 2024
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  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
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  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      McKay Hollow Trail Reports

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      Feb 19, 2024 @ 10:26am
      Feb 19, 2024
      reporter 02/19 - region drying, some wet/muddy spots in the usual areas
      Feb 16, 2024 @ 4:57pm
      Feb 16, 2024
      reporter Rain 02/16 - please allow 24-48 hours after last rainfall to use trails
      Feb 14, 2024 @ 7:36am
      Feb 14, 2024
      reporter 02/14 - region drying, some wet/muddy spots in the usual areas
      Feb 9, 2024 @ 5:49am
      Feb 9, 2024
      reporter Rain 02/09 - please allow 24-48 hours after last rainfall to use trails
      Feb 6, 2024 @ 1:19pm
      Feb 6, 2024
      reporter Region open, variable but mostly dry, some wet spots in the usual lower areas, please stay on trails
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      • 14 rides
      • Last: Jul 5, 2021

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