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Hesitation Point Trail

Intermediate/Difficult
 4.6 (28)

A more difficult intermediate trail with a great climb.


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Map Key

2.5

Miles

4.1

KM

Singletrack

998' 304 m

High

671' 205 m

Low

107' 32 m

Up

347' 106 m

Down

3%

Avg Grade (2°)

12%

Max Grade (7°)

Dogs Leashed

E-Bikes Not Allowed

Features -none-

Please don't ride the trail when it's wet.

Yield to hikers and climbing riders.

Description

Hesitation Point Trail is an out-and-back trail that ascends from Aynes Loop to the Hesitation Point Overlook. Riders will pass the foundation of a CCC cabin at the base of the climb. A steep climb and technical features like multiple rock gardens, logs, drops, bridges, and tight switchbacks make Hesitation Point a trail for experienced riders.

The challenging climb brings you to the parking area at the overlook. Be sure to snap a few photos here, especially in the fall, before descending down again. Hesitation

Point connects with the Walnut Trail, which begins at this parking area, just on the other side of West Gate Rd.

Contacts

Shared By:

Nate Hawkins with improvements by Ed Strobel

Trail Ratings

  4.6 from 28 votes

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  4.6 from 28 votes
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#3

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Photos

Hobbs Hollow Berms
Oct 1, 2017 near Nashville, IN
Jeff Lenosky Trail Boss Follow Along: Hesitation Point Brown County State Park Nashville, IN
Jun 27, 2017 near Nashville, IN
Brown County State Park Overlook.
Sep 30, 2016 near Nashville, IN
View from Hesitation Point
Aug 5, 2013 near Nashville, IN
On a clear day, you can see for miles.
Aug 16, 2017 near Nashville, IN
Suspended trunk on Hesitation Point Trail in Brown County State Park
Jan 27, 2016 near Nashville, IN

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Apr 23, 2020
Cory Clark
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Jun 14, 2019
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Mar 23, 2019
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Nov 22, 2018
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Jul 14, 2018
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Jun 20, 2018
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May 26, 2018
Matt Newman
Oct 22, 2017
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