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Trail 3

Easy

Trail

0.5 mile 0.7 kilometer point to point
Singletrack
Easy

Elevation

Ascent: 13' 4 m
Descent: -118' -36 m
High: 983' 300 m
Low: 865' 264 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 5% (3°)
Max Grade: 13% (7°)

Dogs

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Trail shared by Johnny Black

Quick flowing in either direction, Trail 3 offers some of the park's best scenery!

Johnny Black

Electric Mountain Bikes Unknown

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As of June 2016, the lower section of Trail 3 does experience flooding from time to time. When the lower section of Trail 3 is closed, please use Mud Connector to continue on to Trail 2 and return back to the kiosk. From there use Trail 1 or Trail 4 to Trail B or Trail C to get you down the hill.

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Quick flowing in either direction, Trail 3 offers some of our park's best scenery! A few tight corners, a couple low hanging limbs, and a few simple log overs help to make Trail 3 great for all ages and skill levels. Drop down to Trail C or use the Mud Connector to continue on to Trail 2 and fly back up the hill to the kiosk.

With great canopy filtered natural light, Trail 3 is great place to snap a picture almost anytime of the day!

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Aug 10, 2019
Lou Hibbard

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  5.0 from 1 vote

#6

in Ewing Park

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#6

in Ewing Park

#24

in Iowa

#3,386

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Some fun along Trail B.
Jun 25, 2016 near Des Moines, IA
Boardwalk along Trail 3.
Jun 25, 2016 near Des Moines, IA
Trails 1 and 2 at the top of the Hill.
Jun 25, 2016 near Des Moines, IA
Trail 2 Junction on Trail C.
Jun 25, 2016 near Des Moines, IA
Trail 3 at Mud Connector.
Jun 25, 2016 near Des Moines, IA
Log over on Trail 4.
Jun 25, 2016 near Des Moines, IA

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