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Level: Intermediate
Length: 8 mi (12.9 km)
Surface: Singletrack
Configuration: Loop
Elevation: +214/181 ft
Total: 64 riders
 

Mountain Biking LGCT Arbor Trails

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#18 of 381 mountain bike trails in Wisconsin
#431 in the world

LGCT Arbor Trails is located on 100 private acres of mostly heavily wooded property with a variety of terrain that will challenge even the most expert and experienced riders. The course consists of over 8 miles of mountain bike trails ranging in difficulty from easy to expert. This compact course is perfect for a quick ride before or after work or is perfect for a grueling workout when training for a race. The trails feature plenty of obstacles, ladder bridges, switchbacks and surprises that make it a local favorite. The 3 mile BLUE loop is the starting point for all trails. Branch off to the ORANGE trail for an "easier" ride. When you're looking for a real workout hop on the PURPLE trail and give it your best.

All bikers and hikers must register at the LGCT Welcome Center before entering the property. Day passes are $10 and are available in the Welcome Center every day from 8:00am to 5:00pm. A season pass is $40, parking is free. Trails are open until sunset. Helmets are required. For trail conditions visit the Lake Geneva Canopy Tours Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/lakegenevacanopytours or call 262-248-9271. Ride on!

Before you go
  • No Drinking water 
  • No E-bikes permitted 
  • No Fat biking allowed in winter 
  • No Fee required 
  • No Lift service 
  • No Night riding allowed 
  • No Pump track 
  • No Restrooms 
Getting there
LGCT Arbor Trails are located 1.5 miles north of downtown Lake Geneva at N3219 County Road H, next to Klockit. From Main St. in downtown Lake Geneva take Broad St. NORTH about 1/2 mile to County Road H, turn LEFT. Travel about 1 mile on County Road H to Lake Geneva Canopy Tours Welcome Center.
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A: Yes, used these trails on 16 Apr 2017.

Q: 1855 Golfview lake Geneva

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  • browntown007
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    These trails are close to where I live, so I had to check them out. I was pleasantly surprised. The trail system is pretty easy to figure out, although they have not yet updated the maps with some newly added sections. They have something for most riding levels and seem to be building new trails every year. I especially like that they don't stay closed very long after rain, which is why I opted for the yearly membership ($40). They also let me pay the daily fee my first time out ($10) and simply took that off the membership fee. //////////////////////////////////////////////
    8/9/19 Edit: I had to knock a couple stars off my review after my past few times out here. Trails have been getting more and more overgrown throughout the season. Now to be fair, there was a recent storm that rolled through, so I will overlook the numerous downed trees and large limbs throughout the trail system but that storm did not cause the severe overgrowth on the trail system.

    The overgrowth really took away from a trail system with SO MUCH potential. Having to stop to pick grass out of your drivetrain and getting constantly whipped on your legs and even in the face gets pretty old pretty quick. If this was a public trail and volunteer maintained I wouldn't be complaining, I would be out weed wacking but this is the most expensive trail system in the area at $10/day or $40/year. I don't plan on returning until the fall or if I hear conditions improve.

    Now I don't like to complain about problems without offering solutions, so here is my pitch: Have a trail maintenance day once a month and offer free / reduced memberships for those who attend.

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  • Matthew Bonner
    ****

    Awesome variety packed into one small plot of land. Everything from jumps and drops to steep, punchy climbs. To top it off, at the end you can have a post-ride snack while you watch zip liners race each other!

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  • mgribble
    *****

    its a blast. these guys have carved out some really fun turns. like anywhere, it takes a while to piece together the perfect ride for the rider however tons of fun. I have ridden this regularly for years and its still a favorite. the people at lgct are as friendly as they come. beer mug trail is a definite must hit.

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  • brennanperuginiMTB
    *****

    Have a huge variety. Intermedtied and expert are really fun, and some what challenging. Great flowy sections, along with hard packed climbs. Has everything you need. Only went there for around 3 hours, and only rode 4 trails, so they are long and fun

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  • SuperflyEli
    ****

    This trail system is fairly straight forward and not too difficult. There were a few down trees and one was blocking what could have been a fun section so that was disappointing. The climbs are very manageable and not to demanding, the downhills are nice and flowing and allow some decent speed. I only but the intermediate trail since I was riding with a first timer. The cost is ten dollars which I didn't mind paying to try a new trail. The only thing is that I would have expected a little bit better maintenance. The staff there is really friendly and helpful and I would go back just because of that, they went above and beyond what I would have expected. Overall the only thing I would change would be the maintenance to the trails.

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  • burtman44
    ****

    Nice set of trails. Something for all levels. The expert loop is crazy. I really liked the intermediate loop best. Some obstacles and climbs.

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  • Budley30
    *****

    Amazing Trails, Scenery, Atmosphere and Staff! Get out there Now!

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  • stazera
    *****

    Pros:
    -multiple trails based on expertise
    - the advanced trail has quite number of dips and really tests your skills and endurance
    - friendly staff

    Cons:
    -5$ fee
    -the more difficult only lasts for 1.5 mile
    - the directions in the trail are not complete

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  • Destin4failur
    ****

    This is a great trail with varying difficulties. The beginner loop is nice length with some hills thrown at you. The Intermediate loop is a lot of switchbacks with a constant climb. The Difficult trail/ Beer mug trail is something awesome. It has a great flow to it with some serious terrain and obstacles.

    You do have to purchase a day pass or membership but it is well worth it. The staff is very nice too.

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  • philk01
    *****

    These trails pack a punch! The variety is great. The "Beer Mug" trail is a great run when you want to challenge yourself and have a blast, the climbs are great. The staff are super cool and helpful the parking is free and plentiful. I love that it is just a few miles from me!

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  • mofxr
    *****

    these trails have something for everyone from recreational riders to the elite to the technical rider. they start out with a twisty section to a short climb . then the easy section heads out to the left with an awesome view over a grass and pine field above rt 12 . the more dif. trail welcomes you with a nice climb through the pines and into another steep off camber climb.the twisty trail through pines brings you to the most difficult trail called the beer mug .(sign) this downhill section has fuunn written all over it , but , it runs rite into the hangover trail (you will find out why) to a 180 switchback to downhill ladder bridge with a 6 inch drop to a rolly off camber section to the shark pit jump ...yes there is a pit behind the jump but you can ride right to miss the jump . then up up up to the white rim and down to the edge .

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