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Maple Hill Trail

 4.9 (42)

4.1 Miles 6.6 Kilometers


Singletrack

612' 186 m

Ascent

-601' -183 m

Descent

6%

Avg Grade (3°)

21%

Max Grade (12°)

1,029' 314 m

High

823' 251 m

Low

Shared By Daryl Jaye

Conditions


All Clear 24 days ago
Mostly Dry - A few muddy spots at end of lower Douglas and the green connector trail History

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

Daryl Jaye

Dogs Leashed

Features -none-

Family Friendly Short loops in a family-friendly county park.

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 ~five 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.

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Check-Ins

Aug 3, 2018
Rick Garcia
Jul 24, 2018
Tyler Jensen
Top class downhills 7.8mi
Jul 15, 2018
Chad Sperry
Jul 7, 2018
Zachary Cox
4.1mi
Jun 15, 2018
BRIAN Kirklin
first ride 4.1mi
Jun 5, 2018
michael seymour
9mi — 0h 55m
Jun 3, 2018
Berkley Cox
2nd ride at maple trail upper Douglas is my new favorite downhill section 7.7mi
May 31, 2018
Berkley Cox
first time riding the trail and first time on my new bike 6.7mi

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  4.9 from 42 votes

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