Bacon Creek Trail

 17 votes

6.4 Miles 10.4 Kilometers


95%

Singletrack

572' 174 m

Ascent

-583' -178 m

Descent

1,316' 401 m

High

1,194' 364 m

Low

3%

Avg Grade (2°)

13%

Max Grade (7°)

All Clear

11 days agoUpdate

A gem for Sioux City with fun twisty singletrack.

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Overview

The park is closed from 11pm to 6am.
6.5 miles of singletrack that skirts around Bacon Creek pond in one loop. The trail climbs and descends the valleys of the drainage with roughly 700 feet of climbing.

Description

As you enter the park, continue to the first parking area on the left by the Dog park. Go back towards the entrance and the trail is on the left hand side toward the east. Vandals keep stealing the main trailhead sign so look for a post marker. Continue on as the first section is the most technical with a big compression dip that you need to carry your speed on.

After you pass the dog park come go across the open prairie and into more technical singletrack, another short field then you get our on the pavement for a bit. Take a left and follow the pavement for a few seconds, but look for this to change in the future as a new section is planed for the future. Once you climb up through some red rocks continue along for a a half mile or so then out on to the pavement again and go right across the bridge.

Follow pavement for 50 feet to the next section of singletrack on the right. It goes up and continues for several miles with lots of ups and downs as most of the climbing is here in the west side. After a long climb through the prairie, you are out on the pavement again for a few seconds before continuing on the last part again on the right, another twisty climb and then a long grassy decent and back up towards the entrance.

Contacts

Land Manager: City of sioux City

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Jun 24, 2017
Barret Vonk121
Awesome day, beautiful weather, trail is mowed along and all clear! Made the full loop for the first time! 6.4mi
Jun 17, 2017
Corbey Foss
6.7mi
Dec 1, 2016
Andy Forsberg
Sep 28, 2016
Marc Rosenholtz
Oct 26, 2015
Chuck Hutchens
There is nothing like riding purpose-buillt singletrack. This trail was designed for mountain biking, and it shows. Fun! 6.8mi — 59h 17m
Oct 5, 2015
Dayton Hall
6.4mi
Sep 28, 2015
Dayton Hall
6.4mi
Sep 21, 2015
Dayton Hall
6.4mi

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  4.4 from 17 votes

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Well laid out trail in a beautiful park chuck full of wildlife. A worthy ride if you're in the area. Jun 15, 2016


Careful of the wildlife on the trails. We almost ran into 5 newly hatched turtles today! Aug 29, 2016


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