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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
      Access Info:
      The Kiosk at the end of the DEC access road
      Activities Click to view
      Region Details
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      • 4
      • 11
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      Region Status
      Open as of Aug 5, 2021
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      21
      Trails Mountain Bike
      21
      Trails Hike
      19
      Trails Trail Running
      19
      Total Distance
      15 miles
      Total Descent
      3,059 ft
      Total Vertical
      367 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,009 ft
      Reports
      72
      Photos
      8
      Ridden Counter
      348

      Photos of Downerville State Forest Mountain Bike

      report
      trail: Milo's Loop
      10 |
      Jul 4, 2021 @ 8:16pm
      Jul 4, 2021
      87 |
      May 21, 2020 @ 6:14am
      May 21, 2020
      trail: Slingshot
      62 |
      Apr 9, 2020 @ 6:15am
      Apr 9, 2020
      report
      trail: Drop Down 2
      71 |
      Sep 15, 2019 @ 10:45am
      Sep 15, 2019
      trail: Milo's Loop
      107 |
      Sep 12, 2019 @ 11:58am
      Sep 12, 2019
      report
      trail: River Trail
      81 |
      Sep 22, 2018 @ 12:25pm
      Sep 22, 2018
      trail: River Trail
      119 |
      Sep 22, 2018 @ 11:19am
      Sep 22, 2018
      trail: By Pass
      204 |
      Aug 4, 2016 @ 11:20pm
      Aug 4, 2016

      Videos of Downerville State Forest Mountain Bike

      Downerville
      trail: Slingshot
      0:49 | 298 | Apr 24, 2016

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditioninfouser
      River Trail
      Aug 5, 2021 @ 8:04pm
      Aug 5, 2021
      IdealMultiple trees down blocking trail...tpenguin
      Juniper
      Aug 5, 2021 @ 10:29am
      Aug 5, 2021
      Idealtpenguin
      Berm Central
      Aug 5, 2021 @ 10:29am
      Aug 5, 2021
      Idealtpenguin
      Nicky's Loop
      Aug 5, 2021 @ 10:29am
      Aug 5, 2021
      Idealtpenguin
      Upper Trail Access
      Aug 5, 2021 @ 10:29am
      Aug 5, 2021
      Idealtpenguin
      Milo's Loop
      Jun 12, 2021 @ 10:55am
      Jun 12, 2021
      Dry Tree downschofell84 SLMBA
      Slingshot
      May 2, 2021 @ 11:54am
      May 2, 2021
      Idealskisean140 Dublin School
      Drop Down 1
      May 2, 2021 @ 11:54am
      May 2, 2021
      Variableskisean140 Dublin School
      Drop Down 2
      May 2, 2021 @ 11:54am
      May 2, 2021
      Wetskisean140 Dublin School
      Grandma's Descent
      May 2, 2021 @ 11:54am
      May 2, 2021
      Variableskisean140 Dublin School

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1308990Nupton1wishlisttrailDownerville Trail Access
      Nov 4, 2021 @ 9:49am
      Nov 4, 2021
      user #1959024tpenguincommenttrailRiver Trail
      Aug 5, 2021 @ 8:02pm
      Aug 5, 2021
      user #1959024tpenguinaddreportJuniper and 5 more
      Aug 5, 2021 @ 8:01pm
      Aug 5, 2021
      user #214441schofell84addreportMilo's Loop
      Jun 12, 2021 @ 10:55am
      Jun 12, 2021
      user #1311887skisean140addreportRiver Trail
      May 2, 2021 @ 6:40pm
      May 2, 2021

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1959024tpenguintrailRiver TrailMultiple trees down blocking trail between...
      Aug 5, 2021 @ 8:02pm
      Aug 5, 2021
      user #1311887skisean140trailDrop Down 2Lots of random 90 degree corners you have to...
      May 2, 2021 @ 6:39pm
      May 2, 2021
      user #1120455kuziakntrailMilo's Loop,,,, 5 5 x x 5 55 33,, ,,,,,, ...
      May 26, 2019 @ 8:59am
      May 26, 2019
      user #1120455kuziaknreportBucky's Trail×
      May 26, 2019 @ 8:31am
      May 26, 2019

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Lenny Road Trails 3 10 2 212.2 km
      High Flats State Forest (7 Springs) 3 10 814.5 km
      Clarkson Trails 5 616.5 km
      James F. Dubuar Memorial Forest 2220.4 km
      Cranberry Lake Wild Forest 1 320.8 km

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike2115 miles3,058 ft7 miles367 ft
      #4,943#2,1658714159
      Hike1915 miles2,982 ft7 miles367 ft
      #4,442#2,139712
      Trail Running1915 miles2,982 ft7 miles367 ft
      #4,444#2,13571
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