Pleasant Ridge Trail System
Prior to trail use please visit one of our two trail kiosk for more detailed information on our trails.
Kiosk Locations – Shelter 1 Parking and Shelter 2 and 3 Parking
The JFA Trail is a 6 mile trail loop around Pleasant Ridge Park open to hikers and mountain bikers 7 days a week during park hours. The JFA Trail is directional and rotates monthly – hikers and bikers travel in opposite directions. Users may access the JFA trail from the trail head at Shelter 1 parking or via Mill Creek Path at Shelter 2 and 3 parking.
Sassy’s Pass is a .5 mile and is a part of the JFA trail. Sassy’s Pass provides a less steep option to the upper sections of the trail system.
Leroy Smith Nature Trail is the first trail built at Pleasant Ridge Park. This .58 mile trail offers access to Pleasant Ridge Falls as well as access to the fishing lake; via the Leroy Smith Lake Trail .03 miles. This trail is accessible from shelter 1 parking and is a loop trail that ends near where it begins. Direction of use for the Leroy Smith Trail is always clockwise.
Mill Creek Path is a paved path that is .62 miles and is an out and back trail. Primary access to Mill Creek Path is from Shelter 2 and 3 parking; it may also be accessed from the JFA Trail at two points. Mill Creek Path is open to all users and is bidirectional.
Please be courteous when using trails.
Winter Months 8:00 am – 6:00 pm November – February
Summer Months 8:00 am – 9:00 pm March – October
Trail access for night riding is offered Tuesday and Thursday evenings year round till 10:00 pm