Big Springs

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AVERAGE RATING
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4.25 out of 5
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Beginner
3.0
miles

Singletrack
5,762
elevation (ft)

Out & Back
1:17
avg time
Trail Description
About this trail
Single track, winding through trees and an open meadow. Cross the service road about half way up to continue to the small water run off of Big Springs. There is approximately 1000 feet of elevation gain from the lower, first parking lot. There are a few technical parts of the trail and multiple foot bridges to cross.
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Trail Features
Trail features
  • Lift Service
  • Drinking Water
  •   Night Riding
  • Pump Track
  • Restrooms
  • Winter Fat Biking
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System Trails (2)
System Trails (2)
Cascade Saddle Trail
Big Spring Hollow Trail
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  Bill Cox   on Jun 10, 2017
  Travis Isaacson   on Oct 14, 2016
  sonofafinch   on Aug 16, 2016
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Reviews (4)
 

Granny Gear

September 19, 2018
colinbotts Granny Gear  
 
Review: This scenic trail is mostly smooth and fast rolling singletrack. Because of all the shade from trees this ride is pleasant even in hotter temps. There are a few easy bridge crossings and short root and rock sections that are a nice challenge for newer bikers. The climbing is sustained but rarely very steep. There are a few trail options in the area with some fun flowing descents possible.




Granny Gear

July 28, 2018
 
Review: Some rock gardens and root patches but overall mostly dirt. It's a climb from the parking lot to where it ends at the cascade saddle trail fork. That's where I turned around. I'm a straight up beginner and the constant climb was challenging (about 30 min) but going back down was fun. You get some speed, just watch out for hikers. Took about 10 min to get down. Fun trail overall and for someone who has literally never mountain biked before and using a second hand hard tail, I found it extremely manageable and fun




Granny Gear

August 16, 2016
 
Review: The trail is in good condition and a good portion winds through the trees. However, there's rarely a rest from the incline, all the way to Big Springs. It's not a terrible amount of elevation change, but it was hard to maintain a decent pace. I haven't been on my bike much recently and have been under the weather, so that likely affected me. Still, getting to the springs had me pushing the bike more than I like. I'll have to hit this trail again to see if it's just a matter of me getting my bike legs back or not.
The downhill is quite fun and you can get a lot of speed, but that means that it's over quickly due to the lack of technical terrain. There are some technical parts, which offer variety, but not much. I prefer a more intermediate trail that's flatter.






April 15, 2016
Guest   
 
Review: This is a good after work ride. Easy to get to and the trail is always in good condition. There are a couple challenging spots and the downhill is fun.



Big Springs MTB Trail 4.25 out of 5 based on 4 ratings. 4 user reviews.
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