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Flow, fun, and features, right near downtown Kalamazoo.


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Map Key

4.1

Miles

6.6

KM

Singletrack

1,029' 314 m

High

823' 251 m

Low

612' 186 m

Up

601' 183 m

Down

6%

Avg Grade (3°)

21%

Max Grade (12°)

Dogs No Dogs

E-Bikes Not Allowed

Features Drops/Jumps

Family Friendly Table-tops, berms, fast downhills, rock features.

A Kalamazoo County Park pass is required. $5 daily or $25 annually. No night riding; park closes at dusk daily.

Description

This trail opened in 2017 near Kalamazoo, Michigan. A full 4.1 mile loop is currently completed, with more features and fun to be added.

Built by Spectrum Trail Design and managed by Southwest Michigan Mountain Biking Association and Kalamazoo County Parks, the Maple Hill Trail features nearly five miles of mostly machine build singletrack. Riders can look forward to banked turns, tabletops, jumps, and rock features. Most features are designed to be rollable at slow speeds for beginner riders, but reward intermediate and advanced riders who hit them at higher speeds. There's a surprising amount of climbing and grade for West Michigan, but long descents are the reward.

The trail is well signed and alternates directions depending on the day of the week.

A changing station, drinking water, pavilion, bike parking, and restroom are available at the trailhead.

Contacts

Shared By:

Daryl Hutson with improvements by Michael Frey and 1 other

Trail Ratings

  4.8 from 96 votes

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  4.8 from 96 votes
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Photos

A machine-built jump on the Maple Hill Trail
Aug 18, 2017 near Parchment, MI
Banked corners on the Maple Hill Trail
Aug 18, 2017 near Parchment, MI
Rock Bridge
Mar 29, 2021 near Parchment, MI
Ready to send it!
Jul 19, 2019 near Parchment, MI
Jumpline
Mar 29, 2021 near Parchment, MI
Riding the Jumpline
Mar 29, 2021 near Parchment, MI
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Check-Ins

Jun 9, 2024
Adam Glidden
May 5, 2024
Pete Krebill
Dude so fun!!
Apr 4, 2024
Gavin Reed
fun 4.1mi — 2h 00m
Aug 7, 2023
James Buckham
Did 2 laps. Couple slick spots from rain. but was overall - pretty ideal condition. Hell of a cardio workout... but the downhills are always worth it! 9.8mi — 0h 51m
Jul 24, 2023
Andrea Wilhelm
Did 1->7->3->2, then 6->5->4. Steep in some parts (at least for a newb like me), but really clean and really fun.
Jun 20, 2023
Adam Glidden
May 21, 2023
Brock Hardin
4mi — 0h 31m
Mar 28, 2023
Jodie Bastian
4.1mi
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