Trail Conditions
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  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Snow Cover Inadequate
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Flow (Ridden Direction)
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The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
  • bi-directional trail
  • no data
Trail Last Ridden
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
Contribute Details
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  • Description
  • Photos
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Trail Popularity ?
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine which trails are ridden the most in the last 9 months. Trails are compared with nearby trails in the same city region with a possible 25 colour shades. Think of this as a heatmap, more rides = more kinetic energy = warmer colors.
  • most popular
  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular
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Radar Time
x Activity Recordings
Trailforks users anonymized public ridelogs from the past 6 months.
  • mountain biking recent
  • mountain biking (>6 month)
  • hiking (1 year)
  • moto (1 year)
Activity Recordings
Trailforks users anonymized public skilogs from the past 12 months.
  • Downhill Ski
  • Backcountry Ski
  • Nordic Ski
Jump Magnitude Heatmap
Heatmap of where riders jump on trails. Zoom in to see individual jumps, click circles to view jump details.
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      Biking in the Forest
      • Bicycles, Unicycles, etc. are allowed on the Forest Roads ONLY. They are not allowed on the hiking trails.
      View region descriptions for other activity types
      Black Rock Forest Consortium is a 501 (c) 3 not-for-profit organization with a mission of advancing scientific understanding of the natural world through research, education, and conservation programs. The Consortium maintains a 3,870-acre forest and a scientific field station in the Hudson Highlands, 60 miles north of New York City. The Consortium collaborates with its members – universities, schools, scientific and cultural institutions – to pursue and foster scientific inquiry, and to create educational programs for K-16 students, teachers, and the general public. Black Rock Forest Consortium works with many partners to pursue conservation goals in the Hudson Highlands and the greater mid-Hudson Valley region.

      Mountain Bike
      Biking in the Forest
      • Bicycles, Unicycles, etc. are allowed on the Forest Roads ONLY. They are not allowed on the hiking trails.

      E-Bikes are not allowed, unless you apply in advance for a permit. (845-534-4517;

      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Land Status: Private Managed Forest
      Land Manager: Black Rock Forest
      Pecks Road Parking google parking directions
      There is no entry to Black Rock Forest during deer-rifle season (mid-November through early December).
      Activities Click to view
      Region Details
      • 18
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      • 4

      Region Status
      Caution as of Nov 4, 2021


      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      Trails Mountain Bike
      Trails Hike
      Trails Trail Running
      Trails Snowshoe
      Total Distance
      153 miles
      Total Descent
      5,861 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,162 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,445 ft
      Ridden Counter

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

      user #2008266PlumbBobMaddtrailJim's Pond Road
      Sep 5, 2022 @ 9:58am
      Sep 5, 2022
      user #2008266PlumbBobMupdatetrailJim's Pond Road/Arthur Trail - Yellow
      Sep 5, 2022 @ 9:56am
      Sep 5, 2022
      user #2008266PlumbBobMaddtrailHT - Bog Meadow Road and 2 more
      Sep 4, 2022 @ 1:51pm
      Sep 4, 2022
      user #2008266PlumbBobMupdateregionBlack Rock Forest
      Sep 4, 2022 @ 12:05pm
      Sep 4, 2022
      user #2008266PlumbBobMaddlistHighland Trail
      Sep 4, 2022 @ 10:25am
      Sep 4, 2022

      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike2316 miles1,545 ft7 miles909 ft
      Hike50153 miles5,860 ft17 miles1,161 ft
      Trail Running64153 miles5,860 ft17 miles1,161 ft
      Snowshoe60150 miles5,522 ft15 miles1,161 ft
      • By TomHennigan JORBA PMTB & contributors
      • Admins: PMTB, unlimitedMPG
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      • black rock forest activity log | embed map of Black Rock Forest mountain bike trails | black rock forest mountain biking points of interest

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