1,220 ft
Distance
6 ft
Climb
00:01:41
Avg time

Why Knot? Details

  • Riding Area
    Wahlfield Park
    Comstock Park, Michigan
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical Rating
    Easy
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #45579 in Mountain Biking
  • Land Manager
    Kent County Parks

Tight and twisty section along the old fence line. Cool old trees and rocks add variety. A challenge to ride fast, so Why Knot give it a try.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Why Knot? bike trail
  • Altitude change
    7 ft
  • Altitude min
    807 ft
  • Altitude max
    814 ft
  • Altitude start
    807 ft
  • Altitude end
    814 ft
  • Grade
    0.565%
  • Grade max
    -0.968%
  • Grade min
    1.971%
  • Distance climb
    103 ft
  • Distance down
    10 ft
  • Distance flat
    1,019 ft
  • Avg time
    00:01:41
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Status:
on Dec 4, 2018
Freeze/thaw Cycle
Avg: 2 (1 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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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 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
  • Other Other
Directions to why-knot trailhead (43.094550, -85.695000)
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Why Knot? Trail Reports

datedescription
Dec 4, 2018 @ 2:06pm
Dec 4, 2018
reporter freeze thaw conditions, ride only when frozen
Nov 24, 2018 @ 9:44am
Nov 24, 2018
reporter closed until further notice
Nov 12, 2018 @ 8:12am
Nov 12, 2018
reporter Only ride if temps are below 32. It will quickly turn to mud until the ground completely freezes. Mornings are the best bet.
Nov 5, 2018 @ 9:54am
Nov 5, 2018
reporter wait 36-48 hours after rain stops before riding. Trail damage will occur when riding in muddy conditions.
Oct 23, 2018 @ 6:51am
Oct 23, 2018
reporter You should be riding!
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Wahlfield Yellow direction with Perrin Flow
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