2 miles
Distance
86 ft
Climb
-83 ft
Descent
00:07:13
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Sandy Flow Trail
  • T.H.O.R IMBA chapter Omaha
    since 1
  • past supporters

  • City of Ashland
    1 - 6
  • City of Ashland
    1 - 6
    Land Manager

  • C Spargen

    1 - 6
    Builder

Sandy Flow Details

  • Riding area
    OxBow Trail System
    Ashland, Nebraska
  • AKA
    OBTS
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    XC, Adaptive MTB
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    Year Round
  • Family Friendly
    Yes
  • TTFs on trail
    Berm, Drop, Jump, Gap Jump, Log Ride, Rock Garden, Skinny
  • Global Ranking
  • Year Opened
    2017
  • Land Manager
    City of Ashland

Sandy Flow is a trail in the OxBow Trail System, which is located on the east/southeast side of the Salt Creek in Ashland, NE, next to a disc golf course. This 1.5 mile loop is ridden from the parking lot on 13th and Silver Street.

Sandy Flow has a historic land marker at the start of the singletrack, a memorial site for a pioneer child who lost his life. Once you get into the singletrack, Sandy Flow is a bit more open than Sandy Wash and should offer some higher speeds. As of 04/30/17 when this is being written, the trail needs traffic to help develop this flow. It currently has seen very little use. Roughly 1/3 of a mile is cut short if opting out of Jaxon's Loop, which is a blue/black section of Sandy Flow. This loop has an optional ridge drop line, steeper climbing up onto a ridge, a double jump followed up by Jax Man's Drop, which is a 3.5 foot drop, and some larger step-up's.

Sandy Flow has around 30 Technical Trail Features (TTF's) in all, including larger berms, progressive jumps, skinny's, and jumps. There are ride arounds for nearly every feature, except on Jaxon's Loop. Overall, this trail is slightly more difficult than Sandy Wash but still a trail the family could ride on. There may be a couple spots where the kids would have to hike their bikes but that's a good teaching opportunity for parents Smile

Access Info

Starts right after the Salt Creek Bridge on the east/southeast side of the Salt Creek

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Sandy Flow mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    3 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,059 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,075 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,069 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,072 ft
  • Grade
    0.034%
  • Grade max
    -9.383%
  • Grade min
    8.914%
  • Distance climb
    3,226 ft
  • Distance down
    2,241 ft
  • Distance flat
    2,390 ft
  • Avg time
    00:07:13
  • Avg reverse time
    00:28:47
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