5,000 ft
Distance
73 ft
Climb
-77 ft
Descent
00:08:30
Avg time

Praire Loop Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Hixon Forest - Lower and Upper
    La Crosse, Wisconsin
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T1 Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Doubletrack
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical Rating
    Easy
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #59932 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    30 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 55 in Trail Running
    • 50 in Hiking
  • Land Manager
    Outdoor Recreation Alliance "ORA Trails"

Green Level beginner loop around the perimeter of the prairies at Upper Hixon Park. This trail provides access to all the single track trails in the system

Access Info

From main trail head and various other locations

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Praire Loop bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -3 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,189 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,259 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,259 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,257 ft
  • Grade
    -0.1%
  • Grade max
    -15.4%
  • Grade min
    25.7%
  • Distance climb
    2,018 ft
  • Distance down
    1,939 ft
  • Distance flat
    302 ft
  • Avg time
    00:08:30
  • Avg reverse time
    00:16:58
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      Praire Loop Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Nov 5, 2020 @ 7:36am
      Nov 5, 2020
      reporter Trails are Rad - enjoy before winter comes back
      Oct 29, 2020 @ 4:29am
      Oct 29, 2020
      reporter Snow hasn't completely melted / Freeze Thaw Cycles has created a muddy mess
      Oct 23, 2020 @ 5:44am
      Oct 23, 2020
      reporter Prevalent mud on all trails due to recent rains / cold weather
      Jul 18, 2020 @ 10:27am
      Jul 18, 2020
      reporter
      Jun 24, 2020 @ 4:38am
      Jun 24, 2020
      reporter 5 Days of Rain has made for very wet conditions
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 2 rides
      • 9 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 48 rides
      • 8 miles avg distance
      All
      • 375 rides
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      Routes with this trail

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      Upper Hixon Long Blue Loop
      6 miles
      Upper Hixon Green/Blue Route
      3 miles
      Upper Hixon Long Blue/Black Loop
      8 miles
      Hixon Hard Enduro Route
      14 miles

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