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Trail

3.5 mile 5.6 kilometer loop
Singletrack
Easy/Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 111' 34 m
Descent: -111' -34 m
High: 939' 286 m
Low: 900' 274 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 1% (1°)
Max Grade: 7% (4°)

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Trail shared by Marc Stephens

A fun singletrack trail in a local park.

Marc Stephens

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Description

This is an official mountain bike trail in a park maintained by the city of Ann Arbor. This park used to be an old gravel quarry. It's mostly beginner and intermediate level riding with some areas leaning towards high-end intermediate.

Most of the trails are novice-friendly. A trail map is provided at the marked trailhead, including instructions for direction of travel on the trails. A see-saw and a couple technical areas offer a challenge, including a small rock garden and a loose-on-packed gravel ascent. There's a lot of scenic variety in this park, from wooded and wetlands to more meadow-like areas, as well as a gravelly climb up to the segment along the western edge.

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Sep 9, 2018
Joseph Mando
9mi
Apr 21, 2018
B Sween
Couple washed out trails but it was really nice and easy but not bad for the local between trips. 1st ride getting more accustom to the trails is need 33mi — 4h 12m
Sep 9, 2017
Yosuke Kanii
Couple loops with David. Good easy trail that I can bike from home (309 E Jefferson)
Mar 11, 2017
Mark Quint
5mi
Oct 7, 2016
T.J. M.
Sep 14, 2016
Erik Pacman Newhouse
Half the trail is overgrown, the other half is loosely packed gravel — 22h 00m
Aug 21, 2016
Matt Hills
Pretty bland, only a couple spots approaching something of difficulty 5mi — 39h 09m
Jul 26, 2016
Evan Anderson

Trail Ratings

  2.9 from 14 votes

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in Ann Arbor

#13556

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#1

in Ann Arbor

#217

in Michigan

#13,556

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See-saw and rocky drop: youtube.com/watch?v=4sISHlw…. Jun 11, 2013

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