Shooting Star Trail Details
Use this trail to connect the Big Dipper Trail to the River House Trailhead and the trails on the west side of Fig Ave.
From Fig Ave on the SW side of the Racoon River, cross the stream and climb right up over the top of the "White Rock." Once at the top of the climb, you'll come out of the trees for a second and then drop back into the trees.
Enjoy the flowing trail and sweeping turns as you head back down to another creek crossing. After crossing the creek, climb up a bit and continue along the trail as it becomes a bit exposed before coming to an intersection with the Big Dipper Trail.
Most riders will end up riding this trail both ways as it is the main connection between the Dippers and the other trails at the Conservancy. It is just as fun the other way with a good climb and fun descent back down to the River House Barn.
Closed when wet.
Bikes and Hikers only
Rider fee ($3/day) payable at multiple self-serve stations.
Camping available for a fee
Start out at River Campground, take Fig Avenue bridge across the river and head south onto Shooting Star Trail.
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More Stats for Shooting Star Trail mountain bike trail
Altitude change25 ft
Altitude min1,106 ft
Altitude max1,274 ft
Altitude start1,125 ft
Altitude end1,150 ft
Distance climb2,249 ft
Distance down2,070 ft
Distance flat403 ft
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- Snow Packed
- Snow Covered
- Freeze/thaw Cycle
- Prevalent Mud
- Very Dry
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