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      Known colloquially to mountain bikers as "Bavington" because it is located within State Game Lands 117 in Bavington, Hillman State Park is 3,600 acres of pine-filled woodlands located in Hanover Township, northern Washington County, 25 miles west of Pittsburgh. Hillman connects the Kings Creek and Raccoon Creek watersheds within the greater Raccoon Creek Valley Natural Area.

      Bavington/Hillman is much appreciated by mountain bikers, hikers, trail runners, cross-country skiers and equestrians for its nearly 30 miles of single-track, maintained by PTAG stewards and volunteers each year. Double-track trails and local dirt roads are also present throughout the park.

      Bavington/Hillman's trails can best be described as winding but not too technical, with some roots and ridge riding, and few steep climbs or long downhills. There are four main trail networks which can be combined to provide day-long rides that will please the advanced rider but still be accessible to the novice rider:

      Airport Trails (100)
      Five Points Trails (300)
      Old Airport Trails (400)
      Knowltown Road Trails (500)

      Bavington/Hillman is the go-to park when it's been raining as its trails tend to be on higher ground and dry quickly. There are no bathrooms or other facilities. Watch out for ticks and errant model airplanes from the park's radio controlled model airport!

      Note: Hillman State Park lies within State Game Lands 117 and is open to hunting. For more information, call Hillman State Park, c/o Raccoon Creek at 724-899-2200.
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      Primary Trail Type: All-Mountain & Downhill
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      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails
      29
      Total Distance
      28 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      12 miles
      Total Descent
      4,506 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,220 ft
      Total Vertical
      268 ft
      Reports
      10
      Photos
      7
      Ridden Counter
      83

      Photos of Hillman State Park Mountain Bike

      trail: Connector
      180 |
      Aug 17, 2009 @ 12:08pm
      Aug 17, 2009
      Connector, Pittsburgh
      trail: Connector
      158 |
      Aug 17, 2009 @ 12:08pm
      Aug 17, 2009
      Connector, Pittsburgh
      trail: Connector
      284 |
      May 25, 2009 @ 6:59pm
      May 25, 2009
      Connector, Greensburg
      trail: Connector
      224 |
      Feb 9, 2009 @ 7:47pm
      Feb 9, 2009
      Connector, Greensburg
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      Videos of Hillman State Park Mountain Bike

      Hillman State Park Winter 2016
      1:00 | | Mar 31, 2017
      Hillman State Park 8/16
      1:54 | | Mar 31, 2017
      June 3rd - Seven Springs Bike Park - Run 1
      trail: Connector
      3:15 | 226 | Jun 4, 2013
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