1.2 miles
Distance
243 ft
Climb
00:10:02
Avg time

Old Bankhead Pkwy Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Asphalt/Tarmac Road
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM, XC, DJ, RD, Fat, Adaptive MTB, CX, Gravel
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • Family Friendly
    Yes
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes up to Class 1
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 100 in E-Biking
    • 100 in Trail Running
    • 90 in Hiking
  • Land Owner
    Monte Sano State Park and The North Alabama Land Trust
  • OSM Way

Old Bankhead is the abandoned and blocked off original entrance to Monte Sano State Park. It is an easy paved road climb, but it has several areas that have been subsiding over the years and patched up by the City so caution is highly recommended when riding down fast or in the dark.

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More Stats for Old Bankhead Pkwy multi-use trail trail
  • Altitude change
    243 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,350 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,593 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,350 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,594 ft
  • Grade
    3.7%
  • Grade max
    1%
  • Grade min
    14%
  • Distance climb
    1 mile
  • Distance flat
    69 ft
  • Avg time
    00:10:02
  • Avg reverse time
    00:06:04
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on Apr 11, 2024
Wet
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      Old Bankhead Pkwy Trail Reports

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      Apr 11, 2024 @ 5:24pm
      Apr 11, 2024
      Cleared limbs of down tree that was blocking the whole road
      Nov 20, 2023 @ 12:47am
      Nov 20, 2023
      Aug 30, 2023 @ 4:58am
      Aug 30, 2023
      reporter region trails open and drying!
      Apr 18, 2023 @ 7:34am
      Apr 18, 2023
      reporter
      Apr 4, 2023 @ 9:37am
      Apr 4, 2023
      reporter Region mostly dry this afternoon 4/4
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 34 rides
      • 25.4 km avg distance
      6 Months
      • 485 rides
      • 25.8 km avg distance
      All
      • 9,133 rides
      • Last: Jun 16, 2024

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      Apr 25, 2019 @ 6:53pm
      Apr 25, 2019

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