Mountain Biking

Last updated by bike on Tuesday, April 10th, 2018 3:27 pm

Spring, Summer, and Fall Biking Fun!

Members, teams, and  local clubs use the 60-acre plus area for mountain biking. Ski slopes and cross country ski trails add up to fat tire fun in the spring, summer and fall seasons. Single track, screaming downhills with lots of terrain, Straight ups and downs, and big double track climbs challenge even the best riders. The east pines provide kids and the more novice riders with a series of trails through pine forests that are relatively flat but very fun to cruise on.

Blackhawk’s Kids Mountain Biking Program

Registration is now open! Use the Member Login button at top/right of page.

Download a PDF on the 2018 Kids Beginner/Intermediate Mountain Biking Program.

Download a PDF on the 2018 Kids Intermediate/Advanced Mountain Biking Program.

For more general information about Mountain Biking and trails, please contact via email:

Watch some fun single track and downhill from the trails at Blackhawk




  • Mountain Bike Trail Conditions
    Mary Elizabeth Pollard // May 11, 2018

    Blackhawk Mountain Bike Trail Conditions are always posted here: http://www.madcitydirt.com/ **PLEASE DO NOT RIDE WET TRAILS** if mud sticks to your tires, it's too wet!

  • Registration for Youth Mountain Biking - NOW OPEN
    Mary Elizabeth Pollard // April 6, 2018

    It is time to think about mountain biking! Below you will find the details of our 2018 Youth Mountain Biking Program. This program is geared towards children ages 6 or older, including those with little or no off-road biking experience, who are interested in learning to ride the bumps and banked turns on Blackhawk's professionally built trails. Through instruction and level progression, we work...

  • Winter Biking Trail Map
    Mary Elizabeth Pollard // January 10, 2018

    UPDATED MAPS: The temperatures have dropped and it is time for fat biking!  However, you need to know where you can and cannot ride. Please review the maps below (North is up on these maps.) before heading out for a ride. Also note that when the temperatures are above freezing, do not ride the trails. Members must use the "Erdman Ski Trail" to connect to and from Pleasant View. As shown on t...

  • Erdman Trail Closed to Biking
    Mary Elizabeth Pollard // December 11, 2017

    Good News -- The forecast includes snow!  With this news, the Erdman Ski Trail (that connects Blackhawk with Pleasant View), is now closed to biking.  A small group of hard working volunteers (thanks to Jay, Beth, Dirk, Tim, Jeff) built a bypass that can be used (see below).  From Pleasant View, ride on the right side of the ski trail, then go into the woods and ride a roughed out single track. ...

  • Opening Night for Kids Mtn Bike Lesson Program 2017
    Dan Osborne // June 7, 2017

    The first night of Kids Mtn Bike lessons 2017 went very well with very few bugs, great temperatures and new trails to ride. There are still a few openings in the first sessions and also for the sessions later in the summer so  get the kids out and have some fun!