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Iron Mountain Mountain Bike Trails

 25 votes

16.9 Miles 27.3 Kilometers



1,052' 321 m


-1,045' -318 m


624' 190 m


241' 74 m



Avg Grade (1°)


Max Grade (9°)

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Fast and Flowy Trail system with tough climbs and great payoffs.

Joe Jacobs


Hikers, Runners and Mountain Bikers only.
A fast draining trail built to IMBA standards. Nicely bermed turns with some drops of varying difficulty. Used for several off-road events including cross-country races and XTERRA events.

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Camping very nearby plus Mountain Harbor Resort has cabin rentals and the nearby DeGray Lake Resort State Park has a nice lodge and restaurant facility along with lakeside camping opportunities.


Lots of switchbacks with occasional rock gardens of intermediate difficulty. When not in the rock gardens, the trail is nice and flowy most of the way. There are nice views of the lake from several locations.

This is a growing trail section with two phases done and a phase three starting soon that will take riders close to the lake. There are also plans for a phase four if funding holds out.

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Oct 29, 2017
Heidi Bettis
Want to do orange, blue and whitr
Oct 16, 2017
Nando Journeyman
One of the best trails I've ever ridden. From the Upper Mountain Trailhead go East, and stay left on the intersection (best descent)
Oct 15, 2017
Eric William
Rained earlier but the trail is in great shape, no issues. 17mi
Aug 12, 2017
Corey Lambert
6mi — 2h 30m
Aug 4, 2017
Caleb Elkins
Jul 28, 2017
Lane Harrison
May 24, 2017
Matthew McGee
Apr 25, 2017
Jim Garland
With Clark. 6.9mi

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All Clear 37 days ago

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Great trails! I rode the orange, white and blue sections (not very technical). This has been the best maintained trail I have experienced in the state (flowy). Nice views of the lake. Orange and blue trails are a bit near roads so they may not give you the total deep woods feel (no cars present). Great trails to ride to transition your skills form green circle to blue square! Jan 2, 2017
Really enjoy riding here on our way to and from wintering in Texas. Great trails, great camping! Apr 21, 2017
After a rough day prior on the Leavitt trail, I rode the orange, gray and the fit of the blue trails today. Orange Trail had a tree over the front of it but other than that I love these trails. Very fast and flowing but nothing to kill you, nothing to make your heart flutter your chest Jul 3, 2017

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