Alpha Trail

 18 votes

3.8 Miles 6.2 Kilometers


95%

Singletrack

232' 71 m

Ascent

-233' -71 m

Descent

818' 249 m

High

701' 214 m

Low

2%

Avg Grade (1°)

10%

Max Grade (6°)

Minor Issues

12 days agoUpdate

A great after work ride with some tight sections.

Doug Carlson

Overview

Mountain bikes ride counterclockwise. Please do not use this trail when wet.
These are non-motorized, multi-use trails. All trails are beginner to intermediate level. Generally flowing, not flat but no major climbs.

Need to Know

Two trailhead options:

Park in the Golf Course parking lot
6352-6434 S 92nd St
Franklin, WI 53132

The Rock Sports Complex
7900 W. Crystal Ridge Drive
Franklin, WI 53132

Description

Welcome to the Alpha Trail, a 4-mile singletrack narrow trail, that has only a few steep or rocky segments to accommodate beginners.

This trail system was improved by and is maintained by Metro Mountain Bikers in association with Milwaukee County Parks. Metro Mountain Bikers are the Milwaukee chapter of International Mountain Biking Association (IMBA). Metro Mountain Bikers are dedicated to promoting and preserving environmentally responsible mountain biking opportunities. This trail is one of a system of free trails being developed in Milwaukee County by Metro Mountain Bikers.

Trails are free and open to the public from dawn until 10 PM, but may be closed for special events.

Trails are designed for use by mountain bikes. Make sure you have the appropriate equipment and skills to use these trails. Helmet use is STRONGLY recommended.

The nearest water, rest rooms, phone and concessions are located approximately .2 miles to the southwest at the Whitnall Golf Clubhouse, or at The Rock Sports Complex. The nearest Bike shop is:

Wheel And Sprocket
5722 S 108th
Hales Corners WI 53130
414-529-6600

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Sep 20, 2017
John Bako
Sep 16, 2017
Shelby Spaciel
Didn't take the extra segment and climb into the Rock hill. 2.9mi
Sep 11, 2017
Jan van den Handel II
Lisa and I explored this track today. Fun track and no vary difficult sections. Looks to get vary muddy after rains may take a while to dry. 4mi — 1h 00m
Sep 10, 2017
Jan van den Handel II
Leigh and I did a lap. Seen one deer. 4mi
Aug 5, 2017
Scott Dalbey
Construction made th trailhead tricky to find but overall was easy to navigated. A little wet but nothing terrible. 5.2mi — 1h 00m
Jun 15, 2017
Shawn Smith
May 8, 2017
David G
6mi
May 4, 2017
Jonathan Maynes
Whitnall Park access - go around the gate across from the golf course parking lot, and ride towards the buildings at the left. 4mi — 0h 45m

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Conditions


Minor Issues 12 days ago
Mostly Dry: Vary few muddy spots and some construction of a bridge near the bottom of the ski hill.
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Had a nice ride this morning. Made kne loop. It was a little wet in some spots but nothing to ruin your day. Aug 5, 2017


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