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Schooner Trace Trail

Extremely Difficult

Trail

4.0 mile 6.4 kilometer point to point
Singletrack
Extremely Difficult

Elevation

Ascent: 553' 168 m
Descent: -636' -194 m
High: 1,031' 314 m
Low: 814' 248 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 6% (3°)
Max Grade: 15% (8°)

Dogs

Unknown
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Want technical? Look no further.

Nate Hawkins

Electric Mountain Bikes Not Allowed

Features -none-

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

Yield to hikers and climbing riders.

Description

Schooner Trace Trail is by far the most technically demanding trail in Brown County State Park. This expert trail features very narrow singletrack, steep climbs, and frequent technical features that require advanced skills to ride. Expect lots of rock gardens, ledges, large logs, tight switchbacks, and even areas that combine all of the above!

The trail winds through a beautiful part of the park, so be sure to take a few moments to appreciate the hills surrounding the trail as well. Even highly skilled riders are likely to find certain features they'd rather walk on this trail, so don't be disappointed if you have to do some hike-a-bike. Due to the extreme technical difficulty and relative remoteness of the trail, riders are encouraged to stop and scout features before riding them.

The Schooner Trace trailheads are located on either end of the Walnut Trail.

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Jul 16, 2017
William Ganis
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#65

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Photos

Jeff Lenosky Trail Boss: Schooners Trace
Jul 11, 2017 near Nashville, IN
S traversing the corduroy at the east end of Walnut.
Nov 9, 2019 near Nashville, IN
Schooner wreck.
Jun 15, 2013 near Nashville, IN
Another view of the rock staircase
Jun 17, 2013 near Nashville, IN
Rocky alternate line
Jun 17, 2013 near Nashville, IN
Schooner entrance.  Yes, it's down those rocks.
Jun 14, 2013 near Nashville, IN

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