2 miles
380 ft
-381 ft
Avg time

Red Cedar Details

  • Riding area
    Squaw Creek Park
    Cedar Rapids, Iowa
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
  • Bike type
    AM, XC, DJ, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
  • Physical rating
  • Season
    closed for hunting Oct. 1 - Jan. 31.
  • TTFs on trail
    Berm, Jump, Roller Coaster
  • Global Ranking

The Red Cedar is LAMBA and Linn County’s professional installation of natural surface singletrack at Squaw Creek Park. The Red Cedar is a green rated (less difficult) bi-directional singletrack trail packed with flow elements (berms, rollers, lifts, etc.).

Excerpt from the trail plan, "The Red Cedar Loop strives to create an all-new trail experience at Squaw Creek – a family friendly singletrack loop tied directly to existing park infrastructure (parking areas, picnic and lodge facilities). The targets of this loop are new trail users, lacking the confidence, fitness, or skill, to consider wandering completely out of sight of familiar surroundings. Good examples are youth on 'strider' bicycles or the older fitness walkers currently resorting to the park roads.”

The Red Cedar singletrack crosses a 15 MPH park road twice and connects to blue rated (more difficult) singlerack (Irene) via a connector trail, also more difficult (Mercy Flush / Troll Holler); leaving Squaw Creek with a grand total of 5 miles of singletrack.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Red Cedar mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -1 ft
  • Altitude min
    857 ft
  • Altitude max
    930 ft
  • Altitude start
    876 ft
  • Altitude end
    875 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    4,619 ft
  • Distance down
    3,981 ft
  • Distance flat
    1,401 ft
  • Avg time
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on Jul 7, 2018
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Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to red-cedar-113713 trailhead (42.010940, -91.575331)
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