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      Region Details
      • 3
      • 9
      • 17
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      Region Status
      Open as of May 11, 2021

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      30
      Trails Mountain Bike
      30
      Trails Hike
      29
      Trails Trail Running
      29
      Trails Snowshoe
      25
      Trails Nordic Ski
      10
      Total Distance
      18 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      6 miles
      Total Descent
      1,865 ft
      Total Vertical
      368 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      477 ft
      Reports
      1,040
      Photos
      50
      Ridden Counter
      15,813

      Photos of Cowles Park Mountain Bike

      trail: Yellow Trail
      21 |
      Oct 6, 2022 @ 2:14pm
      Oct 6, 2022
      trail: Yellow Trail
      24 |
      Oct 6, 2022 @ 2:13pm
      Oct 6, 2022
      trail: Trailhead
      52 |
      Jul 2, 2022 @ 1:33pm
      Jul 2, 2022
      trail: Six Flags
      83 |
      Mar 27, 2022 @ 9:55am
      Mar 27, 2022
      trail: Six Flags
      100 |
      Mar 27, 2022 @ 9:53am
      Mar 27, 2022
      40 |
      Dec 16, 2021 @ 3:31pm
      Dec 16, 2021
      55 |
      Jan 2, 2021 @ 12:45pm
      Jan 2, 2021
      37 |
      Jan 1, 2021 @ 1:03pm
      Jan 1, 2021

      Videos of Cowles Park Mountain Bike

      Practice run
      trail: Rocky Road
      0:17 | 331 | Dec 2, 2013
      Danny's run
      trail: Rocky Road
      0:21 | 301 | Dec 2, 2013
      trailhead 6/8/13
      trail: Trailhead
      5:30 | 158 | Jun 13, 2013
      Joey Wyckoff Red Cut official
      trail: Purple cut
      2:57 | 180 | Aug 10, 2010
      Cowles park trail tour of Six Flags to Randy's...
      trail: Six Flags
      7:20 | 191 | Jul 20, 2021 , East Granby
      Beginner Mountain Biker trails
      trail: Microburst
      11:25 | 275 | Jul 20, 2021 , East Granby
      Beginner Mountain Biker trails
      trail: Exhibition
      11:25 | 145 | Jul 20, 2021 , East Granby
      Beginner Mountain Biker trails
      11:25 | 137 | Jul 20, 2021 , East Granby

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #837977ormaecheawishlistregionCowles Park
      Jan 21, 2023 @ 9:22am
      Jan 21, 2023
      user #2109898Imoore7addreportMicroburst and 7 more
      Jan 19, 2023 @ 9:30am
      Jan 19, 2023
      user #1309489WillieJacobszupdateregionCowles Park
      Jan 14, 2023 @ 9:31am
      Jan 14, 2023
      user #2751603LoprestifamaddreportMicroburst and 6 more
      Jan 8, 2023 @ 9:19pm
      Jan 8, 2023
      user #2245730GeniusjoewishlistrouteGreen Blaze MTB Loop
      Jan 8, 2023 @ 10:51am
      Jan 8, 2023

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #3065765SarCutrailMicroburstAlmost all the bridges in Cowles are in need...
      Jul 13, 2022 @ 5:15am
      Jul 13, 2022
      user #2786357elipavMTBtrailRemain Namelessvery fun and flowy
      Jul 17, 2021 @ 6:57pm
      Jul 17, 2021
      user #1593362BenvelotrailMetacomet Trail / NET sec CT 19MTBing is allowed on the Cowles Park side of...
      Apr 14, 2021 @ 7:33pm
      Apr 14, 2021
      user #2174090NorecoiltrailInside JobGreat for kids or beginners
      Oct 2, 2020 @ 1:09pm
      Oct 2, 2020
      user #2350137KeithyoreoreportYellow Singletrack Ridge TrailI yu u RYu
      Aug 11, 2020 @ 1:50pm
      Aug 11, 2020

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike3018 miles1,867 ft6 miles367 ft
      #344#170431,040411,401
      Hike2918 miles1,788 ft6 miles367 ft
      #256#14971,038246
      Trail Running2918 miles1,788 ft6 miles367 ft
      #256#1471,03862
      Snowshoe2514 miles1,053 ft4 miles305 ft
      2811
      Nordic Ski104 miles289 ft1 mile200 ft
      72
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