5,277 ft
96 ft
-11 ft
2,790 ft
High Point

Loop Trail Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
    Dirt/Gravel Road
  • Bike type
  • Trail Usage
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
  • Physical rating
  • Global Ranking
  • Land Manager
    Forbes State Forest

This trail begins as a gentle singletrack, which can be muddy at times, just north of the warming hut at a signed entrance. The middle section shares its doubletrack alignment, and the single small hill, with Interstate Trail. Shortly beyond the top of the hill, it branches off to the left on a wide singletrack that crosses Bill Albert's Trail and connects to Lippo's Loop. This section is smooth graded for groomed cross country skiing, but is a good introduction to riding in the woods.

The warming hut is open 24/7 to provide shelter from inclement weather, including a wood burning stove for heat. Pit toilets are adjacent. No overnight camping.

Access Info

Due to the nature of the soil and the ridge top location these trails should be avoided after it has recently rained. This a also a great place to cross country ski in the winter since the Laurel Ridge gets more snow than anywhere else Trails are closed to biking during snow cover. See www.paccsa.org/lmwebcam for webcam. This trail is groomed for xc skiing

Local Trail Association
Laurel Highlands On & Off Road Bicycling Association (www.lhorba.org)
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More Stats for Loop Trail mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    86 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,696 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,696 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,781 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    3,539 ft
  • Distance down
    1,059 ft
  • Distance flat
    679 ft
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