5.3 miles
Distance
73 ft
Climb
-74 ft
Descent
00:21:31
Avg time

Main Loop Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical rating
    Easy
  • Season
    Spring to Fall
  • TTFs on trail
    Roller Coaster
  • Global Ranking
  • Land Manager

Edgewood Preserve Mountain Bike Trail

Miles:

About 5.5 miles. (update 12/14 added 8 miles of optional loops)

Level and Description:

Beginner to intermediate double track and single track trails. Additional advanced options as well.

Managed by:

NYS DEC

This trail is adopted by CLIMB volunteers.

It is improving every year thanks to many supporters.

We are part of The Stewards of Edgewood Preserve and are partnered with NY DEC and the Town of Babylon to clean up and improve the preserve.

When this trail was first opened to mountain bikers, we used mostly fire roads and paved roads. Now we were able to aquire permission to expand and re-route the trails to include double track and single track trails. You will find this trail to be a great workout for those of you that live or work nearby.

It's also a great place to take your kids for a ride on the old abandoned roadway or the main loop...it's a unique experience.

Saves you gas and driving time...burn calories not carbon!

To report illegal activites call:

Environmental Conservation Officers
Phone: (631) 444-0250, and/or 1-(877) 457-5680 for 24 hour/7 day a week dispatch.

http://www.dec.ny.gov/about/603.html

Access Info

Directions to trailhead parking:

Take 495 to exit 52 Commack Road and head south for about two miles. Look on the east side for the parking lot and the brown and yellow DEC sign. There is also a covered pavilion with picnic tables underneath. Additional parking is located north along Commack Rd to Otsego Park or along Burlington Rd. Cross the street and bike down the sidewalk back to Edgewood. Be careful along the street because people speed here.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Main Loop mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    0 ft
  • Altitude min
    84 ft
  • Altitude max
    115 ft
  • Altitude start
    101 ft
  • Altitude end
    101 ft
  • Grade max
    -2.979%
  • Grade min
    4.481%
  • Distance climb
    1.1 miles
  • Distance down
    1.3 miles
  • Distance flat
    2.9 miles
  • Avg time
    00:21:31
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Status:
on Sep 18, 2016
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Sep 18, 2016
Oct 21, 2015 @ 1:58pm
Oct 21, 2015
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Dec 20, 2015 @ 9:03am
Dec 20, 2015
Main Loop, Deer Park

1 Review & Comments

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flag Stuman603 (Dec 20, 2015 at 9:19)
 Too bad half the trails are missing. Should be about 12 miles for everything. www.strava.com/segments/8788261
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From Section 8 to the parking lot
24:39 | 99 | Dec 20, 2015 , Deer Park
From Section 7 to Section 8
6:46 | 102 | Dec 20, 2015 , Deer Park
Edgewood Preserve - From Section 6 to Section 7
8:16 | 102 | Dec 20, 2015 , Deer Park
Edgewood Preserve - From Section 5 to Section 6
14:43 | 94 | Dec 20, 2015 , Deer Park
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