Forest City

Forest City

This 100% singletrack trail system starts with prime hardwood forest riding on the north end, but transitions into beautiful pine forest riding towards the sourthern reaches of the property. Highlights include a desert-like slickrock section and a rock bluff overlook. The gravel/paved Ironworks Bike Path runs near the western side of the trail, and crosses near the southernmost point.


None at trailhead. Plenty in St. James.

About the Park

Funded mainly by Route 66 Bike Shop in Rolla, the Forest City Trail should be fun for all levels of rider. Construction on the easy 5-mile loop began in winter of 2009/2010. Additional technical loops were added late in 2010 and early 2011.

Trail Information


Beginner / Intermediate


7.5 miles


Multiple Loops

Trail Conditions

Latest Conditions

From bencriv321 on Sat, 03/22/2014 - 12:15pm - Forest City (Ozark Region)
Good to go. One tree down. Other than that it's great. In response to the GORC trail map... It's a little outdated. Current trail is about 9-9.5 miles.
From bencriv321 on Fri, 03/14/2014 - 5:15pm - Forest City (Ozark Region)
HERO DIRT! Just a couple of soupy spots, and 3 trees will need chainsaws, but if you are close, or even feel like traveling, we are wide open for business!
From 6feet2wahoo on Tue, 12/31/2013 - 5:15pm - Forest City (Ozark Region)
My son and I rode this today. I do believe the map is not up to date on this trail. Seems alot longer. In the morning the trail was nice and frozen still but as soon as it warmed up a good chunk of this trail was a muddy mess.
From bencriv321 on Sun, 11/24/2013 - 6:00pm - Forest City (Ozark Region)
Trail surface is perfect, leaves are gone, and new "more difficult" section is open for business!
From bencriv321 on Sat, 11/09/2013 - 8:00pm - Forest City (Ozark Region)
As of about 0930 this morning, 100% of the existing trail network was leaf blown for your shredding pleasure! Like us on Facebook to see pictures and get details on new projects, group rides, or just whatever... @ Forest City Mountain Bike Trail
From sjordan on Thu, 11/07/2013 - 4:45pm - Forest City (Ozark Region)
Mostly leaf covered, some undefinable routes.