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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
      Main Entrance Parking Lot google parking directions
      Access Info:
      First parking lot inside the Main Entrance.
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      Activities Click to view
      Region Details
      • 11
      • 16
      • 7

      Region Status
      Open as of Aug 12, 2021
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      34
      Trails Mountain Bike
      37
      Trails E-Bike
      36
      Trails Hike
      37
      Trails Trail Running
      37
      Total Distance
      20 miles
      Total Descent
      2,572 ft
      Total Vertical
      380 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,359 ft
      Reports
      96
      Photos
      27
      Ridden Counter
      3,851

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 3 rides
      • 8 miles avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 1 rides
      • 20 miles avg distance
      Past Week
      • 9 rides
      • 9 miles avg distance

      Photos of Moon Lake State Forest Recreation Area Mountain Bike

      trail: Flume
      63 |
      Sep 10, 2020 @ 7:37am
      Sep 10, 2020
      trail: Glen's Trail
      76 |
      Dec 25, 2019 @ 10:23am
      Dec 25, 2019
      trail: Silver Fox
      91 |
      Dec 25, 2019 @ 10:09am
      Dec 25, 2019
      trail: Flume
      125 |
      Oct 12, 2019 @ 12:40pm
      Oct 12, 2019
      92 |
      Mar 24, 2019 @ 5:36pm
      Mar 24, 2019
      329 |
      Apr 24, 2015 @ 5:49pm
      Apr 24, 2015
      269 |
      Apr 24, 2015 @ 5:45pm
      Apr 24, 2015
      trail: Glen's Trail
      307 |
      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 | 423 | Jun 21, 2016
      To Be Free
      trail: Dark
      1:59 | 58 | Dec 6, 2015
      Mini Edit
      trail: Dark
      0:30 | 210 | Nov 5, 2014
      My Trail!
      1:36 | 765 | Oct 28, 2014
      Belinky Junkyard Cross Crash
      0:07 | 32560 | Jun 18, 2014
      2014 Spring Classic ProGRT Course Preview with...
      trail: Skedaddle
      2:57 | 962 | May 16, 2014
      Flume Drop
      trail: Flume
      0:09 | 159 | Oct 14, 2013
      Justin Brigandi | Moto
      trail: Moto
      1:16 | 674 | Oct 5, 2013

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #611761markhollowayupdatetrailEagle (Service Road)
      Aug 29, 2021 @ 1:48pm
      Aug 29, 2021
      user #1028003BitterrootBumriddentrailDeacon and 2 more
      Aug 25, 2021 @ 4:07pm
      Aug 25, 2021
      user #537130horvick852riddentrailPeek-A-Boo
      Aug 1, 2021 @ 3:59pm
      Aug 1, 2021
      user #2101879StaticSXvotetrailNFS
      Jun 27, 2021 @ 11:19am
      Jun 27, 2021
      user #2101879StaticSXcommenttrailNFS
      Jun 27, 2021 @ 11:19am
      Jun 27, 2021

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #2101879StaticSXtrailNFSSteep terrain, tight switchbacks, lengthy...
      Jun 27, 2021 @ 11:19am
      Jun 27, 2021
      user #2121429YellerjustinhellertrailLedgeviewSome cool terrain winding through the forest....
      Jul 19, 2020 @ 4:07am
      Jul 19, 2020
      user #2121429YellerjustinhellertrailDeaconDecent rocky tech. Worth a challenge and not...
      Jul 19, 2020 @ 4:05am
      Jul 19, 2020
      user #2121429YellerjustinhellertrailT-RexOne of my favorite trails in Northeast PA. Fun...
      Jun 29, 2020 @ 5:45am
      Jun 29, 2020
      user #2121429YellerjustinhellertrailFlumeThe 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
      Nay Aug Park 423.5 km
      Lackawanna State Park 12 25 427.3 km
      PA State Game Lands #58 227.8 km
      Hubbard Mountain 17 14 8 328.3 km

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike3420 miles2,572 ft9 miles381 ft
      #1,831#953271041,577
      E-Bike3620 miles2,572 ft9 miles381 ft
      1022
      Hike3720 miles2,572 ft9 miles381 ft
      #1,429#85110463
      Trail Running3720 miles2,572 ft9 miles381 ft
      #1,434#8511049
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