Mogan Ridge West Trail
(in the southern section of Hoosier National Forest in Indiana)

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Mogan Ridge West Trail
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Mogan Ridge West

Mogan Ridge West offers approximately 12.3 miles of multiple-use trails. Enjoy hiking, horse riding or mountain biking through scenic hardwood forests. The trail connects with Mogan Ridge East on its east end, a little north of Talley Cemetery.

Horse riders and mountain bikers are required to have a trail permit and stay on trails designated for their use. Annual ($35/year) and day-use ($5/day) permits are available from Hoosier National Forest offices and several local vendors.

This trail is operated by:
US Forest Service
Tell City Ranger District
248 15th Street
Tell City, IN 47586
Phone: 812-547-7051
Hoosier National Forest website

Mogan Ridge West Mountain Biking Trail Info

There are several places to start, so check out the detailed and interactive maps above.

Length: Approx. 12.3 miles
Trail Type: Single track & fire roads
Skill Level: Intermediate
Trail Description:

The trail is pretty moderate, with a few tough climbs. There are two singletrack sections (some fairly technical) with a gravel road in between. Riding counter-clockwise offers the best descents.

Since you may be sharing the trails with different types of users, please observe the following trail courtesy:
Mountain bikers yield to horse riders and hikers. (Make your approach known well in advance.)
Hikers yield to horse riders.
Horse riders: control your horse.

Outdoor Resources:
Other Information: - Indiana's Online Outdoor Recreation Guide