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Vortex

Difficult

Trail

2.1 mile 3.4 kilometer point to point
Singletrack
Difficult

Elevation

Ascent: 93' 28 m
Descent: -105' -32 m
High: 96' 29 m
Low: 66' 20 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 2% (1°)
Max Grade: 11% (6°)

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A very technical trail with several large features.

Willem Badenhorst

Electric Mountain Bikes Unknown

Features Drops/Jumps

One Way Only: This is designated as a directional trail.

Description

This is my favorite Florida trail by quite a margin. It has a great mix of fast, flowing sections with very technical, rocky features strewn in to keep any rider on his/her toes. This trail also features wood berms, skinnies and the Corkscrew, which has to be the biggest man-made MTB feature in the state.

Due to the size of the features, you'll only want to head this direction after honing your riding skills.

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We need help with the following missing trail information:

Family Friendly, ADA Accessible, Need to Know, Dogs Allowed, Electic Mountain Bikes Allowed

Contacts

Local Club: Ocala MTB Assoc

Land Manager: FL Greenways and Trails

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May 24, 2020
Chris F
awesome 11mi
Feb 7, 2020
Ken Bonham
Oct 26, 2019
John Pesarchick
Apr 20, 2019
Vic Roman
Apr 15, 2019
Andrew Campbell
Feb 18, 2019
Stacey Vaughan
2mi
Feb 16, 2019
Lauren Day
Jan 7, 2019
Stephanie Striefel
bailed near end due to time; really enjoyed the tech, felt good on ups and the limerock ledges, good features. more to it than i remembered 1.8mi

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  4.8 from 25 votes

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Fun times on Santos.
Dec 23, 2017 near Belleview, FL
Descending the Corkscrew Feature, Vortex Trail.
Jan 9, 2017 near Belleview, FL
Great skinny that's wide but higher off the ground that transitions nicely to a 2-3 foot drop of the rock feature. Easy enough to do on the hardtail, but still fun and challenging!
Mar 17, 2016 near Belleview, FL
Awesome wood rollers. There are three different ones. The biggest one is fun but use caution not to go too fast... One unique feature I haven't really seen at any other trail system!!!!!
Mar 17, 2016 near Belleview, FL
Corkscrew
Nov 20, 2015 near Belleview, FL
Coming off of the banana hammock On vortex.
Dec 20, 2018 near Belleview, FL

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