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Baileys Trails: Remote Loop

Easy/Intermediate
 4.8 (4) RECOMMENDED ROUTE

This is my favorite route in the Baileys. Park on the shoulder of West Bailey Rd. where Wild Turkey Trail crosses.


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Map Key

6.0

Miles

9.6

KM

100%

Singletrack

949' 289 m

High

763' 233 m

Low

410' 125 m

Up

409' 125 m

Down

3%

Avg Grade (1°)

11%

Max Grade (6°)

Dogs Leashed

E-Bikes Not Allowed

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Overview

This is a ~six-mile loop of the more advanced trails that are available in Phase 1 of the Baileys Trail System. Start with Lost Marbles Trail unless you like climbs at the end of the ride.

Need to Know

Parking along West Bailey Rd. is possible on the shoulder on the southside of the road. There is room for ~6 cars or so, and it has never filled up.

Description

Each trail in this route has a completely different feel. Lost Marbles Trail is probably the most challenging of this route, and it is more open and has nice views of wetlands, blue sky, and in places, other sections of the trail below. There is a short stretch of Salt Works Trail from Lost Marbles to Tipple Top that is pretty fast and flowy.

Tipple Top Trail is more deeply forested and has some muddy spots due to the steeper hillsides and dense forest preventing the sun from drying out the trail.

Wild Turkey Trail runs through semi-open forest and is positioned along a fairly long flat ridge, so it is super "fast and furious." You can also add the east side of Wild Turkey Trail at the end of the ride, if you're looking for more mileage. This section is about 3 miles total out-and-back.

The route is scenic and descends down to the beautiful and tranquil Middle Baileys Run, which is possibly the nicest destination in the Baileys so far.

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  4.8 from 4 votes

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Beautiful trail!
Jul 14, 2020 near Chauncey, OH
An optional large rock jump on Wild Turkey Trail just east of where it crosses West Bailey Rd.
Jun 22, 2020 near Chauncey, OH
Fantastic descent on Lost Marbles Trail.
Jun 25, 2020 near Chauncey, OH
The beginning of Lost Marbles Trail off of Wild Turkey Trail near West Bailey Rd. Note the can of Jackie O's Lost Marbles IPA hanging in the tree. The name is a coincidence, believe it or not.
Jun 25, 2020 near Chauncey, OH

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Jul 18, 2020
Jeff Sayers
11.4mi — 1h 48m