Jack Rabbit Trails

4.27 out of 5
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↑ 200 ft
↓ 1,200 ft
elevation (ft)

Trail Description
About this trail
Jackrabbit is a very beginner-friendly trail network and features gentle ups and downs, and is very twisty and very fast! There are very few obstacles, and essentially no technical riding, and very little climbing. However, the flow of this place totally makes up for it!

I am a huge downhill, loose rock, obstacle guy, but this trail is a total blast! This is one of the most fun machine-built trails I have ever ridden!!

The trail system is set up with a central loop that all of the other trails branch off of. Consequently, it's very easy to navigate: just follow the main loop, grab one of the trails off of it, return to the loop, and keep going! If you keep turning in one direction, you should be able to ride pretty much the entire trail system.

It also looks like the campgrounds there are really, really good and really close. I drove by but did not go into them.
added by JackPompanoBeachGramcounter May 31, 2008
Trail Features
Trail features
  • Lift Service
  • Drinking Water
  •   Night Riding
  • Pump Track
  • Restrooms
  • Winter Fat Biking
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Trail Q&A
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Q: Free parking -krhaydock

A: Yes, the parking is free of charge. There's a restroom and picnic tables at the parking area as well.

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System Trails (8)
System Trails (8)
Central Loop
Yotee's Run
Upper Ridge
High Point
Burrell Cove
Saba Beach
Sneaking Creek
Burnt Tree Peninsula
Local Info & Nearby Trails
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Reviews (64)

Granny Gear

April 1, 2016
Kurti_sc Granny Gear  
Review: These are fun fast trails. I rode them with my teenage son and it was perfect for him. The single track kept his interest and the short punchy climbs made it fun and challenging at speed.

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Granny Gear

October 14, 2015
Review: Absolutely wonderful trail. I've ridden it twice so far. It has good rhythm, and the SABA beach is just gorgeous.

Just don't ride it after a heavy rain. The mud and water tends to pool at the bottom of a speedy downhill ride, and will flick your back tire out if you hit it too fast. It'll suck the speed right out of you, and will cause you to climb more than you'd think.

Otherwise, beautiful trail.

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August 17, 2015
Review: FLOW!!! These trails have lots of different types of trail to conquer from High Point's steep pitches and obstacles to SABA Beach's beach riding. Don't come here expecting a super technical gnar fest though.

Similar Trail: Tsali

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Bunny Hop

June 28, 2015
Review: First time there. Coming from flat land down in SC, it was a great ride. Can't wait to learn it a little better. It's not to technical but has a great flow to it. Looking forward to next time.

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June 1, 2015
aip2479 Gramcounter  
Review: fast flowy a blast i could ride this trail again and again went with friends on a mtb trip and of all the trail is was one of the best!!

Similar Trail: Paynes creek

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January 9, 2015
Fit4Life28 Doubletrack  
Review: Very nice trail system that is fun to ride and I would say very beginner friendly. Nothing too technical here so if you're looking for that you're not going to get it. Overall I had a great time and would recommend this trail if you're looking for a fun chill ride.

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December 29, 2014
chatt_nat Poseur  
Review: I'm still a newbie to mountain biking and am not terribly interested in the technical stuff...I just want to ride my bike in the woods! These trails let me do just that. They were SO much fun to just get going fast and enjoy the scenery, not a lot of climbing and nothing technical. It was the perfect trail *for me.* I also took along a friend for her first time on a mtn bike, and she had a blast. Great trail for beginners, and I can see how it would be really fun for more experienced riders too for the speed you could get.

Go counter-clockwise on the center loop so you catch the last stretch of helluva fun downhill!

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Granny Gear

November 7, 2014
Review: Needed to find a non technical trail for a friend and roadie who is at the beginning of her MTB life.

Holy Moly I think she is hooked....this trail is fantastic!!!!...and we even had to ride it with fall leaves all over it. This was my friends 2nd trail ever and she really enjoyed it. Made me really appreciate the trail as an intermediate rider where someone used the land this way and really thought things out. Maybe the best in flow I have ever ridden. A must visit for anyone in the vicinity. Ride it fast and you won't want to stop! Very well marked and thought out.

I will always come back to this trail when anywhere within 100 miles of this place.

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Granny Gear

October 21, 2014
Review: I'm new to the sport but had a blast on these very clean, well maintained trails. I found myself sucking wind several times only because I live in south Georgia and am out of shape. My son and I look forward to going back soon

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Granny Gear

August 9, 2014
collins14 Granny Gear  
Review: This is a good fast trail. I really had a good time. The only downside is there is nothing but beginner level trail here.

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Jack Rabbit Trails MTB Trail 4.27 out of 5 based on 64 ratings. 64 user reviews.
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