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  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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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
      Region Details
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      • 10
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      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #2,180
      State Ranking
      #32
      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
      45
      Photos
      1
      Ridden Counter
      81

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      Current Trail Warnings

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      Drop Down 2
      May 16, 2017 @ 5:42am
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      Photos of Downerville State Forest Mountain Bike

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      Aug 4, 2016 @ 11:20pm
      Aug 4, 2016
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      Videos of Downerville State Forest Mountain Bike

      Downerville
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      Downerville State Forest Mountain Bike Routes

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      Recent Activity

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      Mar 14, 2018 @ 6:15am
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      user #1387466GrassrivermanaddridelogDec 11, 2017 ride log
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