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Iron Mountain Mountain Bike Trails

Intermediate
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Trail

16.9 mile 27.3 kilometer loop
95% Singletrack
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 1,052' 321 m
Descent: -1,045' -318 m
High: 624' 190 m
Low: 241' 74 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 2% (1°)
Max Grade: 15% (9°)

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

Joe Jacobs

Electric Mountain Bikes Allowed

Features -none-

Hikers, Runners and Mountain Bikers only.

Overview

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.

Need to Know

Camping very nearby plus Iron Mountain Lodge and Marina has cabin rentals less than a mile from most of the trail heads, and the nearby DeGray Lake Resort State Park has a nice lodge and restaurant facility along with lakeside camping opportunities.

Description

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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Aug 24, 2019
Kelley Williams
So much fun! The White Zone and Blue Bayou. 13.5mi — 1h 50m
Aug 2, 2019
Bryan Seaton
Jul 6, 2019
Jeffrey Taylor
Jun 7, 2019
Chöen Vogt
Apr 10, 2019
Chris Taylor
Mar 30, 2019
Rodney Skyles
did blue trail from red. about 3 miles. going right on white trail. a lot of trees down on blue after burn. 3mi
Mar 23, 2019
Francisco Ponce
Mar 16, 2019
Jason Stovall

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Photos

From the 2012 Dawg Dayz Race
May 22, 2013 near Arkadel…, AR
My wife catching a wee bit of air, and grinning on one of the many small drops on this roller coaster of a trail.
Jul 1, 2013 near Arkadel…, AR
Some of the flowy sections on the Yellow Loop.
Mar 12, 2016 near Arkadel…, AR
This is the newest section of trails located to the east of the old trails. Fast and flowy with a little taste of technical. More information is available at www.mtbark.com
Dec 19, 2013 near Arkadel…, AR
A small jump on the Green Loop with bypass if riding clockwise.
Mar 12, 2016 near Arkadel…, AR
A bigger jump on the Green Loop with bypass if riding clockwise.
Mar 12, 2016 near Arkadel…, AR

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