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Trail 4 (8th St. Motorcycle Trail)

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Traffic
Shade
Usage
Biking, Hiking
Dogs Friendly?
Yes
Length
5.8 mimiles
ElvElevation
2568'
Rating
Last Report
Trail is riding well right now and there are no reports of mud, deadfall, or snow.

Trail 4 isn’t your cute, cuddly, user-friendly singletrack. If most of the Camelsback trails are your grandma’s iced tea, Trail 4 is your crazy uncle’s FDA-unapproved energy drink. It’s a loose, steep landslide all the way from the valley to the ridge. Trail 4 is one of the few foothills trails open to motorcycles, and it shows. The trail is in a constant state of change, as the dirt and sand shifts, hardens, and shifts again. If you know what you’re getting into, Trail 4 is a great descent. One notable section, called Devil’s Slide, includes a fun cascade of rocks and sand. Don’t climb Trail 4 on a bike unless you’re a lunatic sadist.

Recent Trail Reports

  • kimlyons April 10, 2018 at 8:24 amA few puddles, but otherwise all clear
  • Kirk Cheney March 7, 2018 at 8:54 amFrom Hulls to the moto lot is good. From Hulls to Sidewinder is icy, snowy and muddy. Above Sidewinder is still not good, I'm sure.
  • pneisen February 12, 2018 at 9:01 amFrom 4A down to the second intersection with 6 was dry and clear of snow and ice. Kinda loose, but that is Trail 4...
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Trail Reports Trail 4 (8th St. Motorcycle Trail)

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  1. kimlyons says:

    A few puddles, but otherwise all clear

  2. Kirk Cheney says:

    From Hulls to the moto lot is good. From Hulls to Sidewinder is icy, snowy and muddy. Above Sidewinder is still not good, I’m sure.

  3. pneisen says:

    From 4A down to the second intersection with 6 was dry and clear of snow and ice. Kinda loose, but that is Trail 4…

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