Trail Status

Join:  Trail Membership
Lercher 15 Mountain Bike Trails Basic Info:

 NOTES:  Open Trail Times mean you can not start before or be on the trails after the posted times. 

Note:  If we get a large amount (2-3 inches) of rain within a 24 hour period give trails a day to drain after it stops.  During the thaw/freeze cycle ride when trails are frozen.   
NOTE:  Normal trail hours are 30 minutes before sunrise to 30 minutes after sunset.
NOTE:  Deer Turkey Season Trail times:  Please respect the hunters in our family and stay off the trails before and after the times listed for the dates/times in the table below.  
 Deer Hunt Date   Open Trail Times 

  • Cost: The Lercher 15 Trails @ B.J. Ranch are a members only trail system.  This allows the Ranch to provide a safe and controlled setting.  Members may bring a guest @ a rate of $10/visit.  Guests must sign a one-time waiver.  Place guest fees in deposit box at trail head or pay using paypal. Kids under 16 are free but must have an accompanying adult membership present and waivers signed.
  • Trail Use: Mountain bicycles and Walking/Jogging only(no dogs allowed) HORSES: ONLY IMMEDIATE FAMILY
  • Facilities: Restrooms with hot showers, Breakroom, Picnic area with grill, 17+ miles of trails, Bike wash station
  • Night Rides: Scheduled during certain times of year; otherwise all trail users are to be off the trails 30 minutes after sunset nor before 30 minutes before sunrise.  Check the calendar.  
  • Address of Trails: 552 Shiloh Rd  McRae, AR (This is not the mailing address) Also, Google Map is a little off.  Look at the address #'s on mailboxes as you get close.
  • Trailhead Location: Upon arrival drive over the cattleguard and under the large wooden "BJ Ranch" sign.  The first barn you come to on your left after driving over the cattleguard has a tin sliding door across the entrance.  Inside this barn is the biker clubhouse with restrooms.  Continue on the gravel driveway past the clubhouse and take the gravel drive between the two barns.  At the end of the barns and right in front of another barn is the trailhead sign/map.  Park to the right of this trailhead off the road.  Fill out necessary waiver forms and deposit into fee box.  Anyone not having filled out a waiver is considered trespassing.  Enjoy the trails.  
The trails are located on the private family-owned BJ Ranch.  This is a working cattle ranch so all livestock has the right of way. Please click About Us for a bit more history.

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Lercher 15 Trails at BJ Ranch