1.6 miles
Distance
47 ft
Climb
-374 ft
Descent
00:20:20
Avg time
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Red Trail Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Copper Harbor Trail System
    Copper Harbor, Michigan
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T1 Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes up to Class 1
  • TTFs on Trail
    Bridge, Drop, Jump, Ladder Bridge, Rock Face, Rock Garden
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #4547 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #90614 in Trail Running
    • #37440 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    70 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 65 in E-Biking
    • 80 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Land Owner
    State, Private, Township, Conservancy

Red Trail is an OG trail of the copper harbor system. It has some techy rooty climbs and descents. Some wooden bridges, a creek crossing and some slab-like rock sections.

Note: E-bikes are only permitted above the Dancing Bear intersection halfway down the trail.

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Red Trail mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -326 ft
  • Altitude min
    760 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,135 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,112 ft
  • Altitude end
    787 ft
  • Grade
    -3.9%
  • Grade max
    -24%
  • Grade min
    7.6%
  • Distance climb
    1,509 ft
  • Distance down
    5,262 ft
  • Distance flat
    1,673 ft
  • Avg time
    00:20:20
  • Avg reverse time
    00:44:34
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Status:
on Jun 10, 2024
Ideal
Avg: 4.85 (19 votes)
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  • Wet
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  • Ideal
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      Red Trail Trail Reports

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      Jun 10, 2024 @ 7:31am
      Jun 10, 2024
      reporter Excellent summer conditions! Trail workers are out improving things every day to tackle new vegetation growth and fixing drainages after...
      May 11, 2024 @ 8:08pm
      May 11, 2024
      So good!
      Apr 29, 2024 @ 9:30am
      Apr 29, 2024
      reporter Open! Expect spring conditions. Ride with caution. There may occasional wet spots, loose gravel, and washed out sections. We are actively...
      Oct 6, 2023 @ 1:05pm
      Oct 6, 2023
      reporter Trails are becoming leaf covered as fall progresses. Leaves hide potential hazards and hold moisture, making conditions slippery (particularly on...
      Sep 29, 2023 @ 7:29am
      Sep 29, 2023
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 10 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 99 rides
      • 15 miles avg distance
      All
      • 1,402 rides
      • Last: Jul 20, 2024

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      Oct 1, 2023 @ 3:43pm
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      Oct 1, 2023 @ 3:43pm
      Oct 1, 2023

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