The Great Escape Loop
ElevationAscent: 333' 101 m
Descent: -329' -100 m
High: 808' 246 m
Low: 702' 214 m
GradeAvg Grade: 2% (1°)
Max Grade: 7% (4°)
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“A great intermediate ride that has a nice mix of hardpack singletrack and some fun, short, rocky, and rooty sections.”— Donovan Acker
Electric Mountain Bikes Unknown
Family Friendly Great camping, well-marked trails, easy water/swimming access, nicely spread out and uncrowded.
Need to Know
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Along the ride, there are three or four black diamond add-on sections, which you can include to add another three miles to the ride. Completely optional, and well-marked.
As well, there are park roads and multi-use trails conveniently accessible at various points along the ride if you need to bail out back to the parking lot or shorten your ride.
Local middle school and high school mountain biking teams regularly practice here as well, so you'll often see young riders session-ing parts of the trail and honing their skills.
The ride is straightforward:
- Enter through the main entrance and grab a spot in the parking lot immediately visible as you enter the park.
- The trailhead and info board for "The Great Escape" trail are right off the parking lot.
- The trail is designed to be ridden clockwise (the trail signs along the ride are marked only on the side facing clockwise riders).