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      Moon Lake State Forest Recreation Area is a 942-acre plot within the Pinchot State Forest in Plymouth Township, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania. It is open for mountain biking, hiking, fishing, bird watching, and nature study. The singletrack trail system is built and maintained by Moon Lake Trail Crew.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      eBikes Allowed: Yes
      Land Status: State Forest
      Land Manager: PA DCNR
      Parking Lot google parking directions
      Access Info:
      First parking lot inside the Main Entrance.
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      Region Details
      • 11
      • 18
      • 7

      Region Status
      Open as of Apr 28, 2024
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      36
      Trails Mountain Bike
      36
      Trails E-Bike
      36
      Trails Hike
      36
      Trails Trail Running
      36
      Total Distance
      20 miles
      Total Descent
      2,554 ft
      Total Vertical
      380 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,359 ft
      Reports
      272
      Photos
      31
      Ridden Counter
      6,188

      Recent Ride Log Activity in Region

      Today
      • 0 rides
      Yesterday
      • 1 rides
      Past Week
      • 11 rides

      Photos of Moon Lake State Forest Recreation Area Mountain Bike

      trail: Flume
      181 |
      Sep 10, 2020 @ 7:37am
      Sep 10, 2020
      trail: Glen's Trail
      163 |
      Dec 25, 2019 @ 10:23am
      Dec 25, 2019
      trail: Silver Fox
      178 |
      Dec 25, 2019 @ 10:09am
      Dec 25, 2019
      trail: Flume
      247 |
      Oct 12, 2019 @ 12:40pm
      Oct 12, 2019
      178 |
      Mar 24, 2019 @ 5:36pm
      Mar 24, 2019
      361 |
      Apr 24, 2015 @ 5:49pm
      Apr 24, 2015
      278 |
      Apr 24, 2015 @ 5:45pm
      Apr 24, 2015
      trail: Glen's Trail
      403 |
      Apr 20, 2015 @ 1:06pm
      Apr 20, 2015

      Videos of Moon Lake State Forest Recreation Area Mountain Bike

      First Time Screamer Trail Downhill
      trail: Screamer
      1:12 | 565 | Jun 21, 2016
      Mini Edit
      trail: Dark
      0:30 | 239 | Nov 5, 2014
      My Trail!
      1:36 | 790 | Oct 28, 2014
      Belinky Junkyard Cross Crash
      0:07 | 32596 | Jun 18, 2014
      2014 Spring Classic ProGRT Course Preview with...
      trail: Skedaddle
      2:57 | 984 | May 16, 2014
      Flume Drop
      trail: Flume
      0:09 | 213 | Oct 14, 2013
      Justin Brigandi | Moto
      trail: Moto
      1:16 | 685 | Oct 5, 2013
      Donkey Punch Drop
      trail: Edge
      0:14 | 303 | Apr 26, 2013

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      May 24, 2024 @ 9:14am
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      May 16, 2024 @ 3:26pm
      May 16, 2024
      Dylanm0urlLriddentrailactivity #52085902 and 3 more
      May 4, 2024 @ 10:13am
      May 4, 2024
      skiphreaknjaddreportactivity #51789063 and 12 more
      Apr 28, 2024 @ 3:56am
      Apr 28, 2024
      redascentaddreportactivity #51499590 and 11 more
      Apr 21, 2024 @ 2:09pm
      Apr 21, 2024

      Recent Comments

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      StaticSXtrailNFSSteep terrain, tight switchbacks, lengthy...
      Jun 27, 2021 @ 11:19am
      Jun 27, 2021
      YellerjustinhellertrailLedgeviewSome cool terrain winding through the forest....
      Jul 19, 2020 @ 4:07am
      Jul 19, 2020
      YellerjustinhellertrailDeaconDecent rocky tech. Worth a challenge and not...
      Jul 19, 2020 @ 4:05am
      Jul 19, 2020
      YellerjustinhellertrailT-RexOne of my favorite trails in Northeast PA. Fun...
      Jun 29, 2020 @ 5:45am
      Jun 29, 2020
      YellerjustinhellertrailFlumeThe concrete spillway is pretty cool if you...
      Jun 29, 2020 @ 5:38am
      Jun 29, 2020

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Frances Slocum State Park 5 79.2 km
      Seven Tubs Recreation Area12 km
      Vosburg Neck State Park 120 km
      Nay Aug Park 423.5 km
      Lackawanna State Park 14 30 427.3 km

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike3620 miles2,552 ft9 miles381 ft
      #1,622#876312722,570
      E-Bike3620 miles2,552 ft9 miles381 ft
      27012
      Hike3620 miles2,552 ft9 miles381 ft
      #1,204#76227290
      Trail Running3620 miles2,552 ft9 miles381 ft
      #1,209#76027250
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