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Hartman Creek State Park Loop

 18 votes

9.4 Miles 15.2 Kilometers


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Singletrack

488' 149 m

Ascent

-489' -149 m

Descent

1,037' 316 m

High

938' 286 m

Low

2%

Avg Grade (1°)

10%

Max Grade (6°)

Unknown

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A great MTB tour of Hartman Creek State Park singletrack.

Ryan Peterson 1

Overview

These trails are mostly flowy singletrack with a ton of curves, some obstacles on the black loop, and beatiful mature forest.

Description

As shown, the ride turns left onto the green trail, left onto the blue, and then left again to follow Hartman Creek - black trail. Once through the black loop, turn left to follow the blue loop and left again to finish on the rest of the green loop.

The green loop is the easiest difficulty, rolling and flowy. There are smaller hills with low grades, and the trail is smooth with few roots which lets you carry a lot of speed, but this loop also has plenty of twisty turns to mix it up. The blue and black loops are accessible from the green and slightly more challenging, with longer hill climbs and faster downhill sections.

As of fall 2013, there are two technical man made features on the black loop, a double teeter totter and dragon's back. The "dragon's back" is shown in the pictures and best described as a roller coaster bridge. Both features have bypasses. There are also a number of log jumps on the blue and black loops.

The trails are well groomed by the state park personnel and there is decent signage. If you're here in the summer, pack your swim suits to hit up the beach when you're done with the ride. There are also nice shower facilities in the park to rise off.

DNR trail map available here: dnr.wi.gov/topic/parks/name…

History & Background

Put in by the Cronies Trail Crew: facebook.com/pages/Cronies-…

Contacts

Land Manager: Wisconsin State Parks

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Sep 8, 2017
Jim Hinze
Great loop tons of fun- trails in great shape
Aug 18, 2017
Wade H
6.4mi
Aug 12, 2017
Vincent Becker
Blue and green trail
Jul 18, 2017
Pete Kozakiewicz
great ride with the fam. too hot to really enjoy today
Jul 8, 2017
Tyler Begrow
Rode the easy once and the hard twice! 7mi
Jul 6, 2017
Ryan Malone
May 5, 2017
Chuck Hutchens
Did it all. Then did I again! Trails are non-directional. They seem to flow better counter-clockwise. But it seems most traffic is clockwise. 16.2mi
Apr 9, 2017
Rory Lade
15.5mi

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This is a nice trail system, but even the advanced section is not especially technical. There are a couple of wooden features that are fun and easily avoided if you aren't up for it. I didn't like the trail surface - it's loose dirt that makes for some sandy corners. It does seem to dry quickly - I went 48 hours after a rain and it was fine. Two way trails, so watch out for other riders. Sep 27, 2015

 
Very Fast Course! We have been twice and love it. Like Mike Fenster stated, its not very technical, but its a blast. Jul 20, 2016

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