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Fort Duffield

 10 votes

5.3 Miles 8.5 Kilometers


100%

Singletrack

783' 239 m

Ascent

-692' -211 m

Descent

690' 210 m

High

457' 139 m

Low

5%

Avg Grade (3°)

19%

Max Grade (11°)

Minor Issues

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Technical singletrack and dirt jumping in the shadow of a Civil War fort.

Eric O'Neal

Overview

These are technical, hand cut singletrack trails with lots of quick ups and downs. There are also a few dedicated freeride/dirt jump trails. The surrounding Fort Knox training grounds give this trail a very remote feel.

There is a large creek bisecting the park that will always take you back to the parking lot.

Description

Start in the parking lot and pick your poison. All trails head UP! There are plenty of scenic views overlooking the Salt River in the back. There are many trails here with many loop options.

There are three trail blazes to watch for:

Yellow: Quick Downhill, big travel bike trail. Lots of jumps and gaps, but fun on an XC bike as well.

Red: Cross country loop encircling the park. My favorite way is to catch this trail near the road out to the front of the park and climb the quarry. Its a steep technical climb, but not i
impossible for a somewhat experienced rider.

Blue: This is another XC trail, a bit more technical than the Red loop.

History & Background

This park was a Union fort during the Civil War, protecting the Ohio River. The original fortification is still there, and much of the rest has been recreated.

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Aug 16, 2017
Len Johnson
Walk up paved rd work your way down 12mi
Jun 17, 2017
Kyle Fliehman
Night ride - very sketchy. Hills have eyes vs the paranormal.
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Mar 22, 2017
Michael Haag
Nov 16, 2016
Jeff Spain
Aug 8, 2016
Jeremy Von Deylen
Sep 28, 2014
Dave Moore
Amazing downhill runs, tabletops, doubles, fast rock gardens. Taco-ed my front wheel landing a double but got it rideable again by bangin it on the... 15mi — 5h 00m

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Minor Issues 30 days ago
Fallen Trees - Leaves everywhere makes for slippery trails
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