2 miles
Distance
365 ft
Climb
-379 ft
Descent
00:20:55
Avg time

Rattlesnake Ridge Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Oak Mountain State Park
    Birmingham, Alabama
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular in reverse
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical Rating
    Easy
  • Season
    Year Round
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #1372 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    95 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

Part of the Oak Mountain State Park trail network. Narrow in places and twisty througout, this leg churner is sure to keep you on you toes. Rocks for texture, obstacles for fun and some short fast downhils in this 2.6 mile thrill ride through the dense pine forest of the park.

Access Info

Access via south trailhead.

More Stats for Rattlesnake Ridge bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -14 ft
  • Altitude min
    581 ft
  • Altitude max
    695 ft
  • Altitude start
    644 ft
  • Altitude end
    630 ft
  • Grade
    -0.117%
  • Grade max
    -27.917%
  • Grade min
    35.737%
  • Distance climb
    1 miles
  • Distance down
    5,030 ft
  • Distance flat
    1,582 ft
  • Avg time
    00:20:55
  • Avg reverse time
    00:19:52
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Status:
on Aug 18, 2019
Dry
Avg: 4.2 (10 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
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The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 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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Trail Popularity ?
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  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular

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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
  • 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
      Directions to rattlesnake-ridge-40977 trailhead (33.327920, -86.761010)
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      Rattlesnake Ridge Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Aug 18, 2019 @ 1:12pm
      Aug 18, 2019
      Tree down
      Aug 12, 2019 @ 6:54am
      Aug 12, 2019
      Tree down across the trail
      Jun 22, 2019 @ 8:23am
      Jun 22, 2019
      reporter Tree is gone. Fun with little elevation compared to many of the other trails in the park but good corners and a few rock and root features to...
      Jun 21, 2019 @ 10:40am
      Jun 21, 2019
      Tree down completely blocking trail
      Jun 21, 2019 @ 10:40am
      Jun 21, 2019
      Tree down completely blocking trail
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 10 rides
      • 13 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 338 rides
      • 13 miles avg distance
      All
      • 991 rides
      •  

      Photos

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      2 |
      Aug 18, 2019 @ 1:12pm
      Aug 18, 2019
      7 |
      Jun 21, 2019 @ 10:40am
      Jun 21, 2019
      42 |
      Feb 16, 2019 @ 3:27pm
      Feb 16, 2019
      78 |
      Jan 21, 2018 @ 2:34pm
      Jan 21, 2018

      Routes with this trail

      more »
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      OMSP - Short West Loop
      13 miles
      Short Reverse Lake-Johnson-Hyde
      11 miles
      BUMP-N-GRIND CAT 3 Course race
      8 miles
      Oak Mountain Full Red Loop
      19 miles

      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      flag katieburelle (Nov 29, 2018 at 15:21)
       Small tree down than can be bunny hopped over.
      [Reply]

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