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Bluhm County - Westville

Intermediate
 3.2 (6) RECOMMENDED ROUTE

Some of the best trails in Indiana with a nice park and plenty of singletrack.


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4.3

Miles

6.9

KM

90%

Singletrack

812' 248 m

High

780' 238 m

Low

116' 35 m

Up

114' 35 m

Down

1%

Avg Grade (1°)

5%

Max Grade (3°)

Dogs Unknown

E-Bikes Unknown

This trail is one way.

Overview

Bluhm County Park is a well-planned park with something for everyone. In addition to mountain biking, there are trail for hiking, horseback riding, and cross-country skiing in the winter.

There are also picnic areas, showers and bathrooms, a playground, dog area, and wetlands that attract waterfowl.

As for the biking, some say this is some of the best mountain biking in Indiana.

Description

Although somewhat short, the trail is challenging, and entertaining for most riders. It's got plenty of twisty singletrack, a bit of elevation change, and some log features to ride over.

The trail is easy to follow - it's a one-way trail, and you won't get lost.

History & Background

This is the first mountain bike trail in Northwest Indiana. The park was donated in 1992 by Gayle and Lucille Bluhm.

Contacts

Shared By:

Will Smith

Trail Ratings

  3.2 from 6 votes

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Photos

Riding Up the Ridge.
Aug 24, 2013 near Westville, IN
In the woods
Aug 24, 2013 near Westville, IN
Video from the local Trek store group ride.
Oct 8, 2013 near Westville, IN

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Aug 16, 2020
Trey Kauffman
Fun trail, but no markings at all. Got lost a couple times, but good flow. 4.3mi — 0h 59m
Jul 29, 2018
Chad Sperry
May 30, 2017
Matthew Brennan
Oct 1, 2015
Jaeson White
Great ride! Pay attention to the roots!
Mar 31, 2015
Chuck Hutchens
A nice trail system in a small park. Therefore a very twisty trail as well. Some rooty sections. The leaf cover and twisty trails leads to a slower... 4.5mi