1 miles
Distance
87 ft
Climb
-56 ft
Descent
00:08:47
Avg time

Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Hixon Forest - Lower and Upper
    La Crosse, Wisconsin
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Doubletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical Rating
    Easy
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #70383 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    25 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Land Manager
    Outdoor Recreation Alliance "ORA Trails"

Prairie Loop is an easy loop around the perimeter of the prairie.

Access Info

From Main Trail Head and various other locations

More Stats for Prairie Loop (Lower) bike trail
  • Altitude change
    32 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,222 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,272 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,237 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,270 ft
  • Grade
    0.6%
  • Grade max
    -12.5%
  • Grade min
    15.4%
  • Distance climb
    2,979 ft
  • Distance down
    1,837 ft
  • Distance flat
    837 ft
  • Avg time
    00:08:47
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Status:
on Nov 17, 2019
Avg: 4 (1 votes)

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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
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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  • Photos
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Trail Popularity ?
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine which trails are ridden the most in the last 9 months. Trails are compared with nearby trails in the same city region with a possible 25 colour shades. Think of this as a heatmap, more rides = more kinetic energy = warmer colors.
  • most popular
  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular

LEGEND
Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

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

  • 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
  • Ideal
  • 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
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
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      Prairie Loop (Lower) Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Nov 17, 2019 @ 7:31pm
      Nov 17, 2019
      reporter
      Oct 22, 2019 @ 10:32am
      Oct 22, 2019
      reporter Heavy Rain over the past two days have created muddy conditions
      Sep 14, 2019 @ 10:31am
      Sep 14, 2019
      reporter Conditions are fair with minimal wet spots
      Sep 13, 2019 @ 4:31am
      Sep 13, 2019
      reporter 4 Days of Rain has made for very wet conditions
      Aug 23, 2019 @ 7:06am
      Aug 23, 2019
      reporter Get out and use the trails - they are great!
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
      •  
      6 Months
      • 74 rides
      • 15 miles avg distance
      All
      • 18 rides
      •  

      Photos

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      Routes with this trail

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

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