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Green Loop

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 4.1 (17)

The Green Loop circumnavigates Eagle Lake for a distance of 7.5 miles.


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Map Key

7.0

Miles

11.2

KM

Singletrack

881' 268 m

High

813' 248 m

Low

194' 59 m

Up

185' 57 m

Down

1%

Avg Grade (1°)

6%

Max Grade (3°)

Dogs Leashed

E-Bikes Unknown

Features -none-

Bikes are allowed on the Red Loop, Green Loop, Yellow Loop and Blue Loop only. The Blue Loop is multi-use including horses. Stay off the horse trails. The park does close at 10:00 pm. The trails DO pass through hunting land; wear blaze orange in season. The trails are open year-round and there IS a groomed fat bike trail (part of the Green Loop) when there is more than 6" of snow on the ground.

Description

Start at the mountain bike parking area. The Green Loop is now BIDIRECTIONAL. Ride COUNTERCLOCKWISE on Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday (ascending marker numbers). CLOCKWISE on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday (descending marker numbers).

The Green Trail is a 99% hard packed singletrack surface, but there are plenty of rough and challenging sections. THIS TRAIL IS NOT FOR BEGINNER RIDERS, and plenty of people make that mistake. Once you are a mile into it, you have to ride the remaining six miles, unless you have a map that will allow you to take a shortcut after two miles of the toughest section. There are nice views of Eagle Lake along several stretches. There are two planked rollercoaster features which can be bypassed if beyond your skill level. Pay attention whenever the trail splits and follow the "easy" or "hard" marker. The only two-track is a quarter mile section that starts about a quarter mile into the ride and another quarter mile at the very end that is rapidly becoming straight and level singletrack.

Doing the Red and Green back-to-back gives you a great 15 mile ride that a fast rider can do in a little over an hour.

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Shared By:

ESG Greene

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  4.1 from 17 votes

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Photos

Loose but Fast - Green Trail
Sep 12, 2015 near Springf…, MI
Nice climb on the Green Loop
Sep 12, 2015 near Springf…, MI
Riding into a wood and dirt coaster on the Green Loop.
May 27, 2017 near Augusta, MI
There's a lot of coaster fun and flowly singletrack on the Green Loop.
May 27, 2017 near Augusta, MI

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Oct 4, 2019
T.j. Plegue
Aug 17, 2019
speed racer
7mi
Oct 22, 2018
Terral Artis
May 7, 2018
Aaron Kempter
Rode on a anti clockwise day, trail is fully setup for clockwise riding. 8.8mi
Sep 18, 2017
Mike Drew
7mi
Sep 17, 2017
Mike Drew
Aug 18, 2017
Rob Thornburg
Definitely more difficult than the red loop ( more technical and more climbing). 7.5mi
Jun 27, 2017
Lisa Vormwald
7.7mi