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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
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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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  • Description
  • Photos
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Trail Popularity ?
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine which trails are ridden the most in the last 9 months. Trails are compared with nearby trails in the same city region with a possible 25 colour shades. Think of this as a heatmap, more rides = more kinetic energy = warmer colors.
  • most popular
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
      Big Flat Parking Lot google parking directions
      Links
      Region Details
      • 11
      • 5
      • 26
      • 5

      Region Status
      Caution as of Sep 20, 2019 ago

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #2,972
      State Ranking
      #41
      Trails (view details)
      47
      Trails Mountain Bike
      47
      Trails E-Bike
      10
      Trails Hike
      46
      Trails Trail Running
      46
      Total Distance
      97 miles
      Total Descent
      15,925 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,225 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      2,007 ft
      Reports
      22
      Photos
      26
      Ridden Counter
      442

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 0 rides
      • 0 ft avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 0 rides
      • 0 ft avg distance
      Past Week
      • 9 rides
      • 16 miles avg distance

      Photos of Michaux State Forest Mountain Bike

      trail: Abigail Trail
      4 |
      Sep 27, 2019 @ 8:49pm
      Sep 27, 2019
      trail: Upper Bitch
      44 |
      Apr 14, 2019 @ 7:51pm
      Apr 14, 2019
      trail: Upper Bitch
      38 |
      Apr 14, 2019 @ 7:51pm
      Apr 14, 2019
      trail: Abigail Trail
      97 |
      Aug 21, 2018 @ 5:52pm
      Aug 21, 2018

      Videos of Michaux State Forest Mountain Bike

      Michaux Double Down Enduro Preview
      trail: Vista
      2:47 | 394 | Aug 23, 2013
      Michaux State Forest Mountain Biking 2017 -...
      1:29 | 161 | May 31, 2018 , Carlisle
      Michaux State Forest Mountain Biking - Vista trail
      trail: Vista
      0:42 | 205 | May 31, 2018 , Carlisle

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Bong
      Sep 20, 2019 @ 3:17pm
      Sep 20, 2019
      Drymtbiker2859Log down on the lower section, can be...
      Vista
      Sep 20, 2019 @ 3:17pm
      Sep 20, 2019
      Drymtbiker2859
      Sweep
      Sep 15, 2019 @ 7:58am
      Sep 15, 2019
      DryjmackaniTrails are clear and leaves are beginning...
      Milesburn Rd.
      Sep 8, 2019 @ 2:23pm
      Sep 8, 2019
      Very Dryjmackani
      Access Road
      Sep 8, 2019 @ 2:23pm
      Sep 8, 2019
      Dryjmackani
      Canada Hollow
      Aug 26, 2019 @ 9:31pm
      Aug 26, 2019
      DryPAMountainBiker
      Descent to blue trail
      Aug 26, 2019 @ 3:25pm
      Aug 26, 2019
      DryjmackaniYou must ride this from the top of rattle...
      Knuckle Buster Trail
      Aug 25, 2019 @ 5:48am
      Aug 25, 2019
      DryChrisCue
      Valley Traverse Trail
      Aug 22, 2019 @ 6:47pm
      Aug 22, 2019
      Dryjmackani Large trees down across trail, blocking...
      Tobacco Patch Mountain Trail
      Jul 25, 2019 @ 9:24am
      Jul 25, 2019
      DryPAMountainBiker

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1519264HardtailxcriddentrailLower Lollipop
      Oct 19, 2019 @ 4:34am
      16 hours
      user #1242255Bigkelt12votetrail3 Mile Trail
      Oct 18, 2019 @ 4:50pm
      1 days
      user #1242255Bigkelt12riddentrailCommunity Service Trail
      Oct 14, 2019 @ 2:07pm
      Oct 14, 2019
      user #1744783PAMountainBikerriddentrailAstronomy
      Oct 13, 2019 @ 10:12pm
      Oct 13, 2019
      user #1284662BryhabriddentrailBig-Hog-Ridge Trail
      Oct 9, 2019 @ 6:22pm
      Oct 9, 2019

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1885985AJay50trailAbigail TrailThis trail is one big rock garden and not...
      Sep 9, 2019 @ 12:49pm
      Sep 9, 2019
      user #1859383Aidkane18trailBongOff camper rock roll at bottom!
      Sep 7, 2019 @ 6:13am
      Sep 7, 2019
      user #1744783PAMountainBikerreportTobacco Patch Mountain TrailWe must have been riding different trails lol!...
      Jul 25, 2019 @ 10:27am
      Jul 25, 2019
      user #1668474ZachSchreiber47trailAstronomyFun ride! Little bit of everything!
      Nov 25, 2018 @ 4:59pm
      Nov 25, 2018

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Northern Michaux 3 11 45.1 km
      Kings Gap 1 26.6 km
      Dickinson Trails 13 113.9 km
      Southern Michaux State Forest 5 17 3 114.9 km
      Opossum Lake Park 115 km

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