1 miles
225 ft
-227 ft
Avg time

Mt. Lehigh Details

  • Riding area
    Lehigh Portland Trails
    Iola, Kansas
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
  • Bike type
  • Trail Usage
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
  • Physical rating
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on trail
    Rock Garden
  • Global Ranking
  • Year Opened
  • Land Manager

This trail is a quick singletrack loop that runs to the top of the highest elevation at Lehigh Portland Trails -- Mt. Lehigh! The trail begins at the Eastern Trailhead parking lot, with a twisting run through a heavy growth of cedar, followed by a short climb and then a path through hardwoods as the route circles the hill. After a quick glimpse of the sparkling lake through the trees atop a bluff, the trail begins to drop, through a couple of sweeping switchbacks, to the broad tableland below, where it winds among cedar trees before crossing a small meadow and then climbing once more. After some tight-and-twisty among rocks, fallen trees, and towering hardwoods, the trail reaches the summit and passes by a rock cairn before dropping back to the beginning via several graceful curving turns. The majority of the trail is very accessible to all riders, with a few more challenging features -- rocks and log-overs, primarily -- to help new riders gain confidence and skills. The Mt. Lehigh Trail serves as a friendly introduction to the Lehigh Portland Trails system.

Access Info

The Mt. Lehigh Trail can be accessed from the Lehigh Portland Trails eastern trailhead at 1600th and Nebraska Road (37.907606,-95.390773).

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More Stats for Mt. Lehigh mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -2 ft
  • Altitude min
    967 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,037 ft
  • Altitude start
    984 ft
  • Altitude end
    982 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    2,313 ft
  • Distance down
    2,459 ft
  • Distance flat
    874 ft
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  • Icy
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