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      Lots of double track walking trails with single track cut in around two reservoirs and a lake with some good rock climbing. This region is easily accessible from three different areas. There are steep technical climbs and descents. Just enough rocks and roots to keep things interesting and leaving you satisfied after a 12 mile ride.

      Route 82 was washed out back in 1987 when hurricane came up the coast and caused Hay Creek's water level to rise high enough to wash away a good section of road. The road has been closed ever since and used by hikers and bikers ever since with no plans of reopening it to traffic. The road runs through the center of the preserve with trail heads at either entrance. Another trail head is accessible from Cocalico Road.

      When parking at the Cocalico Trail Head Lot, please be mindful of the neighbor. There is a fence that separates his property from the lot, but he used to maintain that whole area until the city removed it from him. Basically don't let your dogs roam on his property and relieve themselves in the drive way.

      As a side note, it is possible to connect this whole area to French Creek, but they are two distinct riding areas.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      AKA: Birdsboro Waters
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      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #3,650
      State Ranking
      #44
      Trails
      53
      Total Distance
      22 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      11 miles
      Total Descent
      4,478 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      816 ft
      Total Vertical
      594 ft
      Reports
      16
      Photos
      5
      Ridden Counter
      344

      Photos of Birdsboro Preserve Mountain Bike

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      10 |
      Jul 16, 2017 @ 2:29pm
      Jul 16, 2017
      Down from the Reservoir
      24 |
      Apr 27, 2017 @ 4:31am
      Apr 27, 2017
      Haycreek Trail (Lower)
      trail: Rocky Road DH
      17 |
      Apr 27, 2017 @ 4:30am
      Apr 27, 2017
      Rocky Road DH, Reading
      trail: Rocky Road DH
      28 |
      Apr 27, 2017 @ 4:30am
      Apr 27, 2017
      Rocky Road DH, Reading
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      Videos of Birdsboro Preserve Mountain Bike

      Plattekill 2016 Opening Weekend Raw
      trail: Wallace
      1:09 | 726 | Mar 23, 2016
      Morpheus Vimana 2016: Liam Wallace and Reed Boggs
      trail: Wallace
      2:35 | 16560 | Jun 11, 2015
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      user #1367514Ksmason71trailHoney BunnyRode this the opposite direction, pretty fun....
      Dec 16, 2017 @ 10:17am
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