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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
ContributeDetails
Colors indicate trail is missing specified detail.
  • Description
  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos
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
      Moon Lake Park is a local favorite for many in Luzerne County and the Wilkes-Barre area. Trail ratings here are relative: all trail surfaces are rocky, rooty, and unpredictable. Turns are tight. The signature downhill trails are NFS and Screamer.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Parking google parking directions
      Access Info:
      Roadside parking along Atherton Rd in front of Moon Lake Park entrance.
      Links
      Region Details
      • 10
      • 1
      • 27
      • 5

      Region Status
      Caution as of Jun 28, 2019
      Local Trail Association
      local trail association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #1,019
      State Ranking
      #15
      Trails (view details)
      43
      Trails Mountain Bike
      43
      Trails Hike
      43
      Trails Trail Running
      43
      Total Distance
      20 miles
      Total Descent
      2,931 ft
      Total Vertical
      380 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,359 ft
      Reports
      88
      Photos
      73
      Ridden Counter
      1,352

      Popular Moon Lake State Forest Recreation Area Trails

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 0 rides
      • 0 ft avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 1 rides
      • 7 miles avg distance
      Past Week
      • 4 rides
      • 8 miles avg distance

      Photos of Moon Lake State Forest Recreation Area Mountain Bike

      trail: Flume
      6 |
      Oct 12, 2019 @ 12:40pm
      Oct 12, 2019
      38 |
      Mar 24, 2019 @ 5:36pm
      Mar 24, 2019
      64 |
      Aug 21, 2018 @ 12:50pm
      Aug 21, 2018
      96 |
      Jan 18, 2018 @ 5:47am
      Jan 18, 2018

      Videos of Moon Lake State Forest Recreation Area Mountain Bike

      First Time Screamer Trail Downhill
      trail: Screamer
      1:12 | 216 | Jun 21, 2016
      Mini Edit
      trail: Dark
      0:30 | 180 | Nov 5, 2014
      My Trail!
      trail: Skinny
      1:36 | 698 | Oct 28, 2014
      Belinky Junkyard Cross Crash
      trail: Skinny
      0:07 | 32527 | Jun 18, 2014

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #553611chrisackaddphoto in Mount Pocono, Pennsylvania, United States
      Oct 12, 2019 @ 12:40pm
      Oct 12, 2019
      user #788625toddaddtrailOld Bulldozer Road Trail
      Aug 26, 2019 @ 10:15am
      Aug 26, 2019
      user #746904mtbiker2859wishlisttrailScreamer
      Aug 21, 2019 @ 8:14pm
      Aug 21, 2019
      user #611761markhollowayupdatetrailTTS and 1 more
      Aug 21, 2019 @ 8:35am
      Aug 21, 2019
      user #611761markhollowayupdatetrailSkedaddle and 1 more
      Aug 19, 2019 @ 7:32am
      Aug 19, 2019

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #502329harrisrailtrailFlumeSUPER fun ride down a concrete spillway! I was...
      Feb 15, 2018 @ 12:47pm
      Feb 15, 2018
      user #809010DaleEreportCrank It Up - UpperI agree its rough, was just there on the 12th,...
      Sep 16, 2015 @ 9:17am
      Sep 16, 2015

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Frances Slocum State Park 5 79.2 km
      Lackawanna State Park 10 24 427.3 km
      PA State Game Lands #58 127.8 km
      Bear Creek 130.7 km
      Owl Creek Reservoir 2 132.5 km

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