4 miles
Distance
365 ft
Climb
-534 ft
Descent
00:22:56
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Middle Earth Trail

Middle Earth Details

  • Riding Area
    Kincaid Park
    Anchorage, Alaska
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    MAY - OCT
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Jump
  • Global Ranking
    #19303 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    85 in Mountain Biking
  • Year Opened
    2014

Middle earth is the main trail of the North Kincaid bike trails. This will connect you from the Raspberry parking lot to the Tony Knowls Coastal trail, not only this but this is the only way to get to the downhill trails on this side of Raspberry.

Access Info

Parking at the Raspberry parking lot the trails are just off and to the right when entering the multi use trails.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Middle Earth bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -169 ft
  • Altitude min
    40 ft
  • Altitude max
    269 ft
  • Altitude start
    208 ft
  • Altitude end
    40 ft
  • Grade
    -0.859%
  • Grade max
    -23.858%
  • Grade min
    22.657%
  • Distance climb
    1 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    4,134 ft
  • Avg time
    00:22:56
  • Avg reverse time
    00:31:13
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Status:
on Feb 7, 2019
Snow Covered
Avg: 4 (5 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
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  • < 50%
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  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Table or Bench eBike Charging Point
  • Other Other
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      Middle Earth Trail Reports

      datedescription
      Feb 7, 2019 @ 8:16pm
      Feb 7, 2019
      Snow was groomed and ridden, but loose
      Jul 5, 2018 @ 9:23pm
      Jul 5, 2018
      Everything was great!
      Oct 28, 2017 @ 5:05pm
      Oct 28, 2017
      Tracked out frozen mud turning to wet mud by afternoon.
      Sep 6, 2017 @ 7:00pm
      Sep 6, 2017
      Sep 1, 2017 @ 9:40am
      Sep 1, 2017
      reporter Trails are slick and starting to collect water into puddles
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 2 rides
      • 6 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 80 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
      All
      • 510 rides
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      Photos

      more »
      41 |
      Mar 5, 2018 @ 10:02pm
      Mar 5, 2018
      Middle Earth, My City
      202 |
      Aug 3, 2016 @ 10:08am
      Aug 3, 2016
      Middle Earth, Anchorage
      111 |
      Apr 11, 2014 @ 8:17pm
      Apr 11, 2014
      Middle Earth, Anchorage
      123 |
      Apr 11, 2014 @ 8:16pm
      Apr 11, 2014
      Middle Earth, Anchorage

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