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      The Downerville State Forest Trail System was officially opened in the summer of 2014. It has approximately 12 miles of single track cross country style riding with a few sustained downhill sections on most of the trails. "Slingshot" is a one-way flow trail with 10 turns, that starts at the top of Nicky's Loop and winds all the way down to the river trail. A drop of approximately 200 ft.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Parking google parking directions
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      The Kiosk at the end of the DEC access road
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      Caution on Nov 12, 2018

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #2,286
      State Ranking
      #42
      Trails
      17
      Total Distance
      16 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      7 miles
      Total Descent
      3,186 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,009 ft
      Total Vertical
      367 ft
      Reports
      53
      Photos
      3
      Ridden Counter
      120

      Recent Trail Reports

      Current Trail Warnings

      traildateinfo
      Drop Down 2
      Jun 26, 2018 @ 9:57am
      Jun 26, 2018
      Needs maintenance, hard to see the lines,...

      Photos of Downerville State Forest Mountain Bike

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      trail: River Trail
      6 |
      Sep 22, 2018 @ 12:25pm
      Sep 22, 2018
      River Trail, Ogdensburg
      trail: River Trail
      12 |
      Sep 22, 2018 @ 11:19am
      Sep 22, 2018
      River Trail, Ogdensburg
      trail: By Pass
      139 |
      Aug 4, 2016 @ 11:20pm
      Aug 4, 2016
      By Pass, Ottawa
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      Videos of Downerville State Forest Mountain Bike

      Downerville
      trail: Slingshot
      0:49 | 198 | Apr 24, 2016
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      Downerville State Forest Mountain Bike Routes

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      Big Loop At Dville With Shortcut From Rd.
      4 miles
      Jim's Downerville Favorite
      3 miles
      A little bit of Downerville
      6 miles

      Recent Activity

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      user #1617712Joshuaphillips1983addridelogOct 27, 2018 ride log
      Oct 27, 2018 @ 10:01am
      Oct 27, 2018
      user #1361615scottg9999addridelogMay 30, 2018 ride log and 1 more
      Oct 24, 2018 @ 7:26am
      Oct 24, 2018
      user #1277615seankelly613wishlistregionDownerville State Forest
      Oct 17, 2018 @ 6:46pm
      Oct 17, 2018
      user #114269brenthillierupdatetrailViolets's Loop
      Oct 3, 2018 @ 7:41am
      Oct 3, 2018
      user #114269brenthillierupdatetrailMilo's Loop
      Oct 2, 2018 @ 4:07pm
      Oct 2, 2018
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