Chinquapin Trail is a mix of hard-packed dirt with sections of loose to VERY loose sand. There are a few very rooted hills that make maintaining speed a challenge. This trail can be ridden either clockwise or counter-clockwise. Almost all the hills have a smooth side and a rough, rooted side. The smooth sides are longer and the rough sides are usually shorter and a little steeper. Riding counter clockwise makes the climbs rough and steep, but short on distance with smooth downhills to recover on.