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      The Beaver Brook Tract Trail network(aka "Hardy Road") is the first mountain bike specific trail system built in the Adirondack Park. Eleven miles of some of the sweetest single track east of the Mississippi traverse both sides of the picturesque Beaver Brook Valley. The valley lies in a rain shadow of Whiteface mountain, and is typically much warmer and drier than surrounding areas. This makes it one of the most popular spots in the region when other trails are too wet to ride.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      eBikes Allowed: No
      AKA: Beaver Brook
      Land Status: State Forest
      Land Manager: New York State Department of Environmental Conservation(NYSDEC)
      Parking google parking directions
      Access Info:
      ​From the intersection of Route 86 and Route 431 (Whiteface Memorial Highway), follow Route 86 toward Jay. Continue for just under 2.1 miles to Hardy Road on the right. Follow here for around 2.2 miles to the Wilmington Wild Forest, Beaver Brook Tract Trail System (aka. Hardy Road Trails) on your left.
      Be careful crossing the road here, especially with children or dogs. Cars drive fast past the parking lot.

      The Hardy Road trail network can also be accessed from the Wilmington Youth Park in downtown Wilmington via Noreens Trail and the Three Sisters Trail. Visiting riders who are prepared for a slightly longer ride are advised to use this parking area due to the limited space at the Hardy Road trailhead and the need to limit vehicle traffic on a quiet residential road.
      Disclaimer:
      This trail network includes New York State Public Forest Preserve lands. Please be advised that legal hunting and trapping activities may be occurring at any time of year within the Forest Preserve.
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      Region Details
      • 5
      • 5
      • 2

      Region Status
      Open as of May 17, 2021
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #981
      State Ranking
      #511
      Trails (view details)
      13
      Trails Mountain Bike
      12
      Trails Hike
      13
      Trails Trail Running
      13
      Total Distance
      12 miles
      Total Descent
      2,583 ft
      Total Vertical
      848 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,793 ft
      Reports
      413
      Photos
      38
      Ridden Counter
      2,634

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 2 rides
      • 3 miles avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 1 rides
      • 5 miles avg distance
      Past Week
      • 21 rides
      • 7 miles avg distance

      Photos of Hardy Road Mountain Bike

      13 |
      May 9, 2021 @ 12:58pm
      May 9, 2021
      17 |
      May 9, 2021 @ 12:57pm
      May 9, 2021
      13 |
      May 9, 2021 @ 12:56pm
      May 9, 2021
      11 |
      May 9, 2021 @ 12:51pm
      May 9, 2021
      trail: Good Luck
      28 |
      Jul 29, 2020 @ 4:27am
      Jul 29, 2020
      trail: All In
      197 |
      Aug 17, 2019 @ 6:00am
      Aug 17, 2019
      131 |
      Sep 2, 2018 @ 7:00am
      Sep 2, 2018
      135 |
      Sep 2, 2018 @ 7:00am
      Sep 2, 2018

      Videos of Hardy Road Mountain Bike

      Beaver Brook Tract (Hardy Road): All-In
      trail: All In
      11:52 | 167 | Aug 2, 2020 , Wilmington
      youtuber I did three rides in a day and somehow didn't die

      23:35 | 853 | Sep 16, 2019
      youtuber Quick Loop @ Hardy Rd in Lake Placid

      6:30 | 133 | May 25, 2018
      youtuber Trail Check - Ante at Hardy Rd - First Impressions

      159 | Nov 8, 2017
      youtuber Good Luck - Wilmington, NY - Ride and Review
      trail: Good Luck
      778 | Aug 13, 2017 , Wilmington

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #2722526ScottcMcMEgwishlisttrailAll In
      Jun 13, 2021 @ 1:38pm
      Jun 13, 2021
      user #2722097ZackCarpenterriddentrailDouble Time
      Jun 10, 2021 @ 7:29pm
      Jun 10, 2021
      user #1351062gasman5riddentrailGood Luck and 3 more
      May 26, 2021 @ 9:30pm
      May 26, 2021
      user #2703816nellydadamajahwishlisttrailNoreen's Trail and 1 more
      May 19, 2021 @ 2:40am
      May 19, 2021
      user #2703816nellydadamajahwishlisttrailThree Sisters Trail (AKA Quaker Mountain Trail) and 1 more
      May 18, 2021 @ 2:27pm
      May 18, 2021

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1243624gorideabicycletrailAll InNice sustained descent that rides well. Two...
      Oct 4, 2020 @ 8:26am
      Oct 4, 2020
      user #1243624gorideabicycletrailGood LuckWas my favorite trail at Hardy. Very techy...
      Oct 4, 2020 @ 8:25am
      Oct 4, 2020
      user #1007999akskidaxlaxtrailGood LuckOld school trail. Very technical for climbing,...
      Aug 19, 2020 @ 12:41pm
      Aug 19, 2020
      user #1694052schadwick25trailConiferous TrailYeah
      Jun 15, 2020 @ 6:42am
      Jun 15, 2020
      user #1814528cgilpin23trailThree Sisters Trail (AKA Quaker Mountain Trail)Very fun trail rode from downtown up to it...
      May 15, 2020 @ 12:25pm
      May 15, 2020

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Flume Trail System 6 5 52.1 km
      Whiteface Mountain Ski Center 6 11 3 43.1 km
      Cooper Kiln 14.9 km
      Lussi & Loggers Trails 4 23 49.5 km
      Craig Wood Trails 1 910.3 km

      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike1211 miles2,451 ft6 miles768 ft
      #981#5113841321,743
      Hike1312 miles2,582 ft6 miles850 ft
      #746#43734120
      Trail Running1312 miles2,582 ft6 miles850 ft
      #750#4383416
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