Bearclaw Poppy

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AVERAGE RATING
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4.50 out of 5
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Intermediate
11
miles

Doubletrack
↑ 1,200 ft
↓ 1,300 ft
2,568
elevation (ft)

Out & Back
Trail Description
About this trail
Head down the trail to the first major obstacle which are the Three fingers of Death. The left finger is the easiest while the right finger is the hardest. The drops are not as bad as they look. The trail is easy to follow have fun it is a blast. Fun fast hard pack with a few drops that you can roll down or jump. The BMX section is a blast a great to practice pumping for speed on the backsides and catching air on the frontsides.
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Trail Features
Trail features
  • Lift Service
  • Drinking Water
  •   Night Riding
  • Pump Track
  • Restrooms
  • Winter Fat Biking
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Reviews (22)
 

Granny Gear

May 26, 2017
DANKMEMES Granny Gear  
 
Review: This trail is AMAAAAAZING!!!!!! It dose have some scary parts for beginners but they can easily be skipped. The dirt is also really packed in and sturdy.

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Gnarly


April 16, 2017
gregval Gnarly  
 
Review: Road up the left side (one way up), then up Stuckl Cutoff, then back down Jay's Wash, and then crossed back over and down the Bearclaw Poppy (one way down). Both Jay's Wash and the Poppy down were great (Poppy down "green" trail was pretty bumped up; the blue side trails were much smoother) All were very flowy, and great fun. Gradual climb up, gradual downs so didn't need much breaking. Strongly recommend.

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Gramcounter

February 16, 2016
wchadwick Gramcounter  
 
Review: Love this ride starting in Bloomington trail head for out and back. Steady climb up several options. great ride down with drop offs, rolling hills, banked corners, jumps.

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Gramcounter

October 28, 2015
J-Dogg Gramcounter  
 
Review: This trail is a blast. Great place to practice your drops on the "Fingers of Death". About 7 miles round trip from south trailhead at Navajo Dr.

Similar Trail: 18 road

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Granny Gear

August 19, 2015
olywasunor Granny Gear  
 
Review: This is a great trail to bring the whole family on . . . or even to just ride yourself. It is close to town and can be ridden as an out and back or round trip. Out and back is best to eliminate driving and take advantage of the fact that their are many different options, all of which go to the same place, on the southern point of the trail. Also, it says double track on there but this is single track all the way.

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Granny Gear

February 8, 2015
 
Review: Funest easier trail I have ever riden!

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Gramcounter

October 25, 2014
loganeure Gramcounter  
 
Review: Good cross country trail. Extremely easy with nothing technical at all. Perfect place for beginner bikers. Nice dirt jumps at the bottom too

Similar Trail: Zen Trail

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Granny Gear

April 5, 2014
 
Review: Like everyone is saying it's got a nice rollarcoaster flowy feel. Fun to try and catch a bit of air off small bumps and lips. If you want to get your adrenaline up do 3 fingers of death and clavicle hill above. This trail is not very fun when wet. It becomes too slow and you can't get your speed up.

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Gramcounter

March 12, 2014
Smeiser Gramcounter  
 
Review: Been here a lot and keep going back whenever I'm in the area. Definitely a lot of fun. It's great because of the variance it offers for different skilled riders, i.e. a beginner can ride it and have fun just as can someone who is more experienced. I definitely prefer the shuttle option with this trail, i.e. leave a car at the bottom or have someone pick you up.

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Singletrack


June 23, 2013
Jared13 Singletrack  
 
Review: This might be the most fun I'be had on a green trail. There are some blue and black sections but they're all avoidable if one chooses to do so. The drops are fun but not too crazy, especially after you hit them once. The way down the trail is really like a huge rollercoster. Get your pump on and enjoy the ride! The way back up isn't as fun but it's not bad either. There is a huge network of trails out there so bring a sense of adventure.

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Bearclaw Poppy MTB Trail 4.50 out of 5 based on 22 ratings. 22 user reviews.
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