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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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  • Videos
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  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular
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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Boardwalk Boardwalk
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      Michaux State Forest encompasses more than 85,500 acres in the South Mountain area of Cumberland, Franklin and Adams counties. Considered Pennsylvania's "cradle of forestry," Michaux is the site of first forestry school, Mont Alto. The forest is named for the French botanist, Andre Michaux, who discovered and named many plants in the 18th century.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Parking Lot google parking directions
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      Region Details
      • 11
      • 5
      • 29
      • 9

      Region Status
      Open as of 2 days
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      54
      Trails Mountain Bike
      54
      Trails E-Bike
      10
      Trails Hike
      52
      Trails Trail Running
      52
      Total Distance
      108 miles
      Total Descent
      17,679 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,225 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      2,007 ft
      Reports
      101
      Photos
      51
      Ridden Counter
      1,265

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 0 rides
      • 0 ft avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 0 rides
      • 0 ft avg distance
      Past Week
      • 10 rides
      • 14 miles avg distance

      Photos of Michaux State Forest Mountain Bike

      trail: Bong
      12 |
      Oct 19, 2020 @ 5:14pm
      Oct 19, 2020
      trail: Abigail Trail
      3 |
      Sep 26, 2020 @ 2:57pm
      Sep 26, 2020
      16 |
      Sep 12, 2020 @ 11:08am
      Sep 12, 2020
      14 |
      Sep 12, 2020 @ 11:07am
      Sep 12, 2020

      Videos of Michaux State Forest Mountain Bike

      Michaux Double Down Enduro Preview
      trail: Vista
      2:47 | 535 | Aug 23, 2013
      MTB on 'Bong' in Michaux State Forest /...
      trail: Bong
      7:33 | 12 | Oct 20, 2020 , Carlisle
      MTB on 'Upper B**ch' in Michaux State Forest /...
      3:11 | 6 | Oct 20, 2020 , Carlisle
      MTB on Rattlesnake Ridge / Super Steep trail...
      11:17 | 8 | Oct 20, 2020 , Carlisle

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Old Reservoir Trail
      Oct 25, 2020 @ 10:40am
      2 days
      IdealSqueakyWheel73Trail is leaf covered but easy to follow....
      Lower Lollipop
      Oct 25, 2020 @ 10:38am
      2 days
      IdealSqueakyWheel73Trail is leaf covered, but easy to follow...
      Camps Trail
      Oct 3, 2020 @ 8:44am
      Oct 3, 2020
      Idealemoore001
      Ram Hill connector
      Oct 3, 2020 @ 8:44am
      Oct 3, 2020
      Idealemoore001
      Ant Hill Trail
      Oct 3, 2020 @ 8:44am
      Oct 3, 2020
      Idealemoore001
      Vista
      Sep 27, 2020 @ 9:31am
      Sep 27, 2020
      DrySqueakyWheel73Trail is clear.
      Traverse West Trail
      Sep 27, 2020 @ 9:27am
      Sep 27, 2020
      DrySqueakyWheel73There is a tree down about mid-way on the...
      Astronomy
      Sep 20, 2020 @ 3:56pm
      Sep 20, 2020
      DryKSJ4477
      Three Pines Trail
      Sep 20, 2020 @ 10:36am
      Sep 20, 2020
      IdealKSJ4477
      Graves ridge
      Sep 19, 2020 @ 10:42pm
      Sep 19, 2020
      UnknownAdamMmtb03

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1668574SqueakyWheel73commenttrailLower Lollipop
      Oct 25, 2020 @ 10:45am
      2 days
      user #1668574SqueakyWheel73addreportLower Lollipop and 1 more
      Oct 25, 2020 @ 10:39am
      2 days
      user #763299trixyvotetrailMidnite Ridge Trail
      Oct 23, 2020 @ 1:11pm
      Oct 23, 2020
      user #763299trixycommenttrailCanada Hollow and 2 more
      Oct 23, 2020 @ 1:11pm
      Oct 23, 2020
      user #1933566AdamMmtb03riddentrailBong
      Oct 23, 2020 @ 10:41am
      Oct 23, 2020

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1668574SqueakyWheel73trailLower LollipopRiding this trail downhill from Camps to...
      Oct 25, 2020 @ 10:45am
      2 days
      user #763299trixytrailAstronomyFun trail. A must ride
      Oct 23, 2020 @ 1:13pm
      Oct 23, 2020
      user #763299trixytrailMidnite Ridge TrailFun decent, tight and rocky but good flow
      Oct 23, 2020 @ 1:12pm
      Oct 23, 2020
      user #763299trixytrailCanada HollowOld school single track, with lots of lose...
      Oct 23, 2020 @ 1:11pm
      Oct 23, 2020
      user #1744927guitarskier05reportVistaSorry, accidentally posted this. Look at last...
      Aug 31, 2020 @ 7:09pm
      Aug 31, 2020

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Northern Michaux 4 11 5 15.1 km
      Kings Gap 1 26.6 km
      Dickinson Trails 13 213.9 km
      Southern Michaux State Forest 6 24 414.9 km
      Opossum Lake Park 115 km

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