3 miles
Distance
457 ft
Climb
-446 ft
Descent
00:05:30
Avg time

Ridge Trail Details

  • Riding area
    Lake Lurleen State Park
    Tuscaloosa, Alabama
  • Difficulty rating
    Green
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical rating
    Easy
  • Family Friendly
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
    No
  • Global Ranking

This 4 mile optional loop is the latest addition to the Tashka Trail System completed in June of 2012. The loop splits
off from the Tashka Trail within 350 ft. of the North Trailhead and travels in a southerly direction for approximately 2.3 miles, turns back to the north for the remaining 1.7 miles, and rejoins the Tashka Trail within 150 ft. of the loop starting point. The wide trail corridor and gradual elevation changes makes the loop suitable for beginners, as well as intermediate and expert riders. Day hikers and trail runners looking for easy access to a beautiful section of the Tashka Trail System will find this loop exceptional. The loop is open for use in either a counterclockwise (described above) or clockwise direction of travel; however the beginner mountain biker will likely prefer the counterclockwise direction.

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More Stats for Ridge Trail mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    11 ft
  • Altitude min
    354 ft
  • Altitude max
    459 ft
  • Altitude start
    369 ft
  • Altitude end
    380 ft
  • Grade
    0.063%
  • Grade max
    -29.456%
  • Grade min
    24.274%
  • Distance climb
    1 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,973 ft
  • Avg time
    00:05:30
  • Avg reverse time
    00:07:49
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Avg: 4 (2 votes)

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Lurleen Loop (Clockwise)
21 miles

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