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Iron Mountain Mountain Bike Trails

 27 votes

Length

16.9 Miles 27.3 Kilometers


95%

Singletrack

Elevation

1,052' 321 m

Ascent

-1,045' -318 m

Descent

2%

Avg Grade (1°)

15%

Max Grade (9°)

624' 190 m

High

241' 74 m

Low

Conditions


All Clear 3 days ago
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Fast and Flowy Trail system with tough climbs and great payoffs.

Joe Jacobs

Overview

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.

Need to Know

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.

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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Mar 27, 2018
Nick Jackson
Mar 18, 2018
M J
Mar 18, 2018
Wes Atchison
Fun, fast, flowy 17mi
Feb 4, 2018
Trent Burroughs
Hit yellow snow with Pixel. Good ride, couldn't shred on the downhill as much with Pixel in front of me 5mi
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

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  4.6 from 27 votes

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in Arkansas

#188

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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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