5.5 miles
Distance
681 ft
Climb
-247 ft
Descent
00:38:59
Avg time
Supporters, Builders, Maintainers & Land Managers of Red Road Trail
  • Oak Mountain State Park
    Maintainer

Red Road Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Oak Mountain State Park
    Birmingham, Alabama
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Dirt/Gravel Road
  • Bike Type
    XC, Gravel
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Local Popularity
    75 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 45 in Hiking

Double track access road from North Trailhead to Peavine Falls overlook

Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Red Road bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    434 ft
  • Altitude min
    598 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,159 ft
  • Altitude start
    598 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,033 ft
  • Grade
    1.5%
  • Grade max
    -12.9%
  • Grade min
    28.6%
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    3,406 ft
  • Avg time
    00:38:59
  • Avg reverse time
    00:45:53
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Status:
on Apr 19, 2022
Wet
Avg: 3 (3 votes)
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Snow Cover Inadequate
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      Red Road Trail Reports

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      Apr 19, 2022 @ 7:27pm
      Apr 19, 2022
      Tree down in one of the creek crossings
      Apr 15, 2022 @ 12:15pm
      Apr 15, 2022
      reporter Tree down
      Apr 9, 2022 @ 4:32pm
      Apr 9, 2022
      Large tree down across 2nd or 3rd culvert from the top, sorry no picture.
      Jun 20, 2021 @ 2:24pm
      Jun 20, 2021
      Jun 20, 2021 @ 2:23pm
      Jun 20, 2021
      Tree down
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 16 rides
      • 19 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 179 rides
      • 18 miles avg distance
      All
      • 1,381 rides
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      Photos

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      May 4, 2020 @ 8:26pm
      May 4, 2020
      55 |
      May 4, 2020 @ 8:26pm
      May 4, 2020
      97 |
      Sep 19, 2019 @ 11:55am
      Sep 19, 2019
      88 |
      Jun 16, 2019 @ 1:41pm
      Jun 16, 2019

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