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    Mark Harsen reviewed Chadwick Motorcycle Use Area

    4 months ago

    I need to talk to AllTrails about some serious updates here. First, there are multiple trails, about 80 miles of them, in this 12 to 13 square mile area. The primary use of the area is "off-road motorcycle riding" or "dirt biking" which isn't a category AllTrails uses, so I selected "Off Road Driving". I can eventually map all of the trails in AllTrails, but go to https://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/mtnf/recarea/?recid=21762 for the official information on the area.

    As for dirt biking, this is definitely a 5 star place to ride trails from easy as pie to hell and back. All skill levels can have fun here. There is a lot of level trails, rocks to bounce over, hills to climb, streams to splash through, and even bridges to cross. Visit Rattlesnake Cave, Deer Trough, and good luck finding what's left of Stump Springs, but it's there. There's also a 5 acre trials bike area with no limiting trails within it - ride wherever you like.

    Hikers could conceivably use the area, but I've never seen any on the trails. If you hike this, you'll have to ford creeks (in the wet season), climb some pretty steep stuff, deal with lose gravel, and above all, get off the trail if you hear any riders coming your way! Some people ride fast without much time to react.

    In my opinion, hike elsewhere and have run riding here!

    Mark Harsen completed Chadwick ATV Use Area

    4 months ago

    Mark Harsen completed Triple Falls Trail

    4 months ago

    Mark Harsen completed Lost Valley Trail

    4 months ago

    Mark Harsen completed Alum Cove Trail

    4 months ago

    Mark Harsen added Nice, Short Hike

    4 months ago

    Mark Harsen added Best of Trip

    4 months ago

    Mark Harsen added Track - May 21, 01:17 PM

    about 1 year ago

    Mark Harsen completed Lakeside Wilderness Hiking Area

    about 1 year ago

    Mark Harsen added Track - Mar 19, 03:14 PM

    over 1 year ago

    Mark Harsen added Track - Mar 19, 03:58 PM

    over 1 year ago

    Mark Harsen completed Busiek Yellow Trail

    over 1 year ago

    Mark Harsen completed Busiek State Forest

    over 1 year ago

    Mark Harsen completed Cub Lake

    almost 2 years ago

    Mark Harsen completed Cub Lake Trail Loop

    almost 2 years ago

    Mark Harsen completed Sprague Lake Trail

    almost 2 years ago

    Mark Harsen completed Fern Lake Trail

    almost 2 years ago

    Mark Harsen completed 5 Lake Loop

    almost 2 years ago

    Mark Harsen completed Bear Lake Nature Trail

    almost 2 years ago

    Mark Harsen completed Cascade Falls

    almost 2 years ago

    Mark Harsen completed Sac River Trail

    almost 2 years ago

    Mark Harsen reviewed Mills Lake, Black Lake, Frozen Lake Trail

    about 2 years ago

    This was the best hike yet! You get Alberta falls, wonderful scenic overlooks into the valley, awesome rugged peaks, beautiful lakes, peaceful hiking through the conifers, and Mills Lake itself is very accessible unlike some of the others. The trail generally rises fairly gently and was a real pleasure. don't missed this one!

    Mark Harsen added Mill's Lake

    about 2 years ago

    Mark Harsen added Track - Jul 19, 01:27 PM

    about 2 years ago

    Mark Harsen added Track - Jul 19, 04:29 PM

    about 2 years ago

    Mark Harsen added Track - Jul 18, 04:20 PM

    about 2 years ago

    Mark Harsen completed Sky Bridge Red River Gorge

    almost 3 years ago

    Mark Harsen saved Double Arch Trail

    almost 3 years ago

    Mark Harsen completed Presque Isle Trail

    almost 3 years ago