Waverly Park

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Trail

6.2 Miles 10.0 Kilometers


100%

Singletrack

656' 200 m

Ascent

-660' -201 m

Descent

718' 219 m

High

539' 164 m

Low

4%

Avg Grade (2°)

13%

Max Grade (8°)

All Clear

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A fast, flowy ride through through the woods.

Eric O'Neal

Overview

This trail is all singletrack with lots of speed and some challenging hills. Many racers train here and its location makes this trail a great "after work" ride for anyone.

Need to Know

Park at the playground. There are trails heading out from either side of the road from there. All trails will lead back to this area, so it's hard to get lost.

Description

A favorite loop of this trail is to start at the playground and head up the "radio tower" trail which is just north and on the same side of the road as the parking lot. This will take you to the front of the park where you'll cross the road and head up a steep climb known as "Montana Mountain".

From there, as you continue, stay left at each (marked) trail fork to couple all the (~7.5 mile) trail segments together and you'll eventually make a loop. Otherwise, If you get tired, take any of the trail forks right which will bring you out across from the playground.

This trail is not technically challenging, but is VERY fast, and has a fair share of climbing, which makes it a workout.

Waverly Park is also a popular night riding destination.

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Apr 2, 2017
Jeremy Laughrun
Mar 21, 2017
Derek Pommerenck
10mi — 3h 00m
Mar 21, 2017
Jordan Haag
Mar 20, 2017
Matt Patterson
Great place to ride. Very challenging for the novice outta shape rider. 6mi
Mar 10, 2017
Michael Haag
Mar 9, 2017
Russ Gowan
trail mostly dry with some mud holes. flowy, fast and fun. Good trail for beginners and intermediates. 4.4mi
Dec 1, 2016
Casey Saulman
Nov 27, 2016
Nick Simon
6.9mi

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The signs are misleading. The park is technically closed at dusk, but nightriding (and apparently fishing) are allowed. Apr 14, 2016


Rode yesterday and still love this singletrack. Flowy, well maintained 6 mile course with lots of cutoffs to shorten or lengthen the ride. Parking is easy and central. Best place in Louisville. Nov 18, 2016


Here's a taste of the trail! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dq39e5NrbPY Mar 29, 2017


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