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Grotpeter Trail

 15 votes

Length

2.9 Miles 4.7 Kilometers


Singletrack

Elevation

295' 90 m

Ascent

-297' -91 m

Descent

4%

Avg Grade (2°)

16%

Max Grade (9°)

616' 188 m

High

420' 128 m

Low

Conditions


Bad / Closed 90 days ago
Muddy - Way too muddy. My wheels would stop rolling because of it. History

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A great trail for all levels of riders to enjoy.

Brian Barton

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Description

There is something for everyone on Grotpeter trail. This is the heart of Castlewood State Park. This trail is fun for intermediate and advanced riders and has plenty to challenge beginners! From the start of the trail, there's a short melow climb into a nice swithchback into a steeper climb that will get you working.

From the top of the climb to Ries Rd there is nothing but good flow and hard pack to think about. After crossing Ries is where the beginners will be challenged and the more advanced riders will have some fun with a steep rooted downhill into a rutted climb up to the top of "Cardiac Hill!"

Take it easy down Cardiac Hill, it is a steep straight descent on large jagged rocks, if you go down here you'll know it! Cross Keifer Creek Rd and you'll have a nice ride back to the start along the banks of Keifer Creek. Keep an eye out for local wildlife on this section as they come up for a drink of water.

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Feb 10, 2018
Christian Young
Dec 22, 2017
Bradley Murdick
Nov 24, 2017
Michael McGarry
6.9mi
Nov 19, 2017
Rie Sasaki
Oct 29, 2017
Tyler Hardin
Trail is dry and in good shape. Lots of joggers on the weekend so be careful. 2.9mi
Sep 6, 2017
Rob Northem
Aug 19, 2017
Kelsey Prissel
Aug 15, 2017
Sam Byrne

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  4.1 from 15 votes

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11/27/17 conditions: dry with leaves on trail throughout. quite a few walkers on the trail today. rewarding track conditions. Nov 27, 2017

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