3 miles
Distance
444 ft
Climb
-654 ft
Descent
00:33:39
Avg time

The Ledges Details

  • Riding Area
    Back 40
    Bella Vista, Arkansas
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Drop, Jump, Rock Garden
  • Global Ranking
    #17935 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    65 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

A black diamond trail that will take you across a series of tight rock ledges high above a dry creek bed. The trail has a variety of black features include high speed ares with double and tabletop jumps, berms, rock gardens and small drops.

The trail is bi-directional, but is best ridden south to north.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for The Ledges bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -210 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,123 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,333 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,333 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,123 ft
  • Grade
    -1.4%
  • Grade max
    -26.681%
  • Grade min
    28.204%
  • Distance climb
    1 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,210 ft
  • Avg time
    00:33:39
  • Avg reverse time
    00:23:24
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Status:
on Dec 12, 2018
Dry
Avg: 4.35 (3 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Table or Bench eBike Charging Point
  • Other Other
      Directions to the-ledges-85157 trailhead (36.463200, -94.181870)
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      The Ledges Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Dec 12, 2018 @ 9:58am
      Dec 12, 2018
      reporter
      Nov 9, 2018 @ 8:01am
      Nov 9, 2018
      reporter
      Jan 21, 2018 @ 5:57pm
      Jan 21, 2018
      reporter
      Oct 27, 2017 @ 8:14am
      Oct 27, 2017
      Apr 25, 2017 @ 6:15am
      Apr 25, 2017
      Mostly dry but with a few sloppy spots that don't impact the ride other than get your bike dirty.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 8 rides
      • 15 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 126 rides
      • 24 miles avg distance
      All
      • 342 rides
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      Photos

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      136 |
      Nov 4, 2017 @ 1:23pm
      Nov 4, 2017
      The Ledges, Bentonville

      Routes with this trail

      titleratingdistance
      Oz Trails Off-Road - Ozark 50 - 2018 race
      50 miles

      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      flag GabPayne (Oct 4, 2018 at 15:56)
       Opookckcj
      [Reply]

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