“The most remote section of the Explorer Trail at Rope Mill Park.”
— Brian Smith
To access this portion of Explorer Trail, ride the first half of Explorer Trail - Loop 1
and Explorer Trail - Loop 2
. This trail climbs up one side of a bluff overlooking Little River, descends the backside and then comes back up and over to return to the trailhead.
Portions of this trail are quite exposed and offer a slightly nerve-racking view of the river. The trail also features a couple of rock-over features and tight switchbacks, making it unsuitable for beginning riders.