4,042 ft
Distance
292 ft
Climb
-190 ft
Descent
00:35:06
Avg time

Ranger Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Green Mountain Nature Preserve
    Huntsville, Alabama
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T1 Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Trail Visibility
    Sometimes hard to follow
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #227385 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #68652 in Trail Running
    • #21903 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    15 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 75 in Hiking
  • Land Manager
    Land Trust Of North Alabama

Rated difficult for its rocky terrain and incline, Ranger Trail takes its name from the remnants of a Ranger Truck abandoned alongside it. The trail ventures downhill then loops back uphill to Alum Cave and the waterfall.

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More Stats for Ranger multi-use trail trail
  • Altitude change
    102 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,079 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,337 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,234 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,335 ft
  • Grade
    2.5%
  • Grade max
    -28.6%
  • Grade min
    47.2%
  • Distance climb
    2,169 ft
  • Distance down
    1,631 ft
  • Distance flat
    246 ft
  • Avg time
    00:35:06
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on Aug 10, 2022
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  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
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  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      Ranger Trail Reports

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      Aug 10, 2022 @ 6:30am
      2 days
      reporter rain, region closed, please don't ride wet trails, wait 24-48hrs after last rain event or until re-opened
      Aug 4, 2022 @ 8:27am
      Aug 4, 2022
      reporter region open, variable drying, some wet spots in the usual lower areas, please stay on trails
      Jul 31, 2022 @ 7:21pm
      Jul 31, 2022
      reporter rain, region closed, please don't ride wet trails, wait 24-48hrs after last rain event or until re-opened
      Jun 9, 2022 @ 8:55am
      Jun 9, 2022
      reporter region open, variable drying, some wet spots in the usual lower areas, please stay on trails
      Jun 7, 2022 @ 7:05am
      Jun 7, 2022
      reporter rain, region closed, please don't ride wet trails, wait 24-48hrs after last rain event or until re-opened
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 1 rides
      • 6 miles avg distance
      All
      • 2 rides
      • Last: May 29, 2022

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