1.2 miles
108 ft
-37 ft
Avg time

South Branch Trail Details

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  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
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  • Land Manager
  • OSM Way

South Branch Trail has an isolated, "wild" flavor. It's an out-and-back ride with no connecting trails, deep in a dark hollow along the South Branch of Tunkhannock Creek. The trail begins as a 5-foot grassy margin along a farmyard. It continues in the woods on rolling hills and rooty singletrack. Next is a short, punchy climb up a power line cutting. The last portion is smooth doubletrack.

Access Info

Riding westward, access is from Grist Mill Rd. The trail is clearly visible here. Eastward, access is from Cole Rd. The first half mile of the trail is a 5 foot shoulder of a grassy, unplowed farmyard. Trail visibility here is poor-to-nonexistent. The visible part of the trail begins at the northeast corner of the farmyard. A sign marked "Hull Conservation Easement" marks the spot.

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Lackawanna State Park Trail Care Crew
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More Stats for South Branch Trail mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    71 ft
  • Altitude min
    995 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,085 ft
  • Altitude start
    995 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,066 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    3,878 ft
  • Distance down
    1,425 ft
  • Distance flat
    886 ft
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