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      New York State subdivided into official 11 Tourism Regions as per official state website https://esd.ny.gov/regions
      Region Details
      • 945
      • 187
      • 1,183
      • 1,756
      • 532
      • 53
      • 5

      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      9,636
      Trails Mountain Bike
      4,676
      Trails E-Bike
      563
      Trails Hike
      6,554
      Trails Trail Running
      6,105
      Trails Horse
      554
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      7
      Trails Observed Trials
      9
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      3
      Trails Snowmobile
      2,454
      Trails Snowshoe
      1,120
      Trails Downhill Ski
      306
      Trails Backcountry Ski
      171
      Trails Nordic Ski
      1,034
      Total Distance
      16,967 miles
      Total Descent
      1,744,751 ft
      Total Vertical
      5,333 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      5,333 ft
      Reports
      35,739
      Photos
      7,704
      Ridden Counter
      421,066

      Outside Logo Articles

      See the Country's Finest Fall Colors on this Catskills Overnight
      Sep 20, 2021 from backpacker.com
      This 12.1-mile overnight bags a Catskills Peak on the way to your lean-to camp spot.
      The Ultimate Road-Trip Guide to New York’s Finger Lakes
      Aug 30, 2021 from outsideonline.com
      From towering waterfalls to long-distance trails, this 90-mile stretch of Route 20 packs the region’s best adventures into one trip
      Whiteface Mountain Bike Park Will Not Open for the 2020 Season
      May 11, 2020 from pinkbike.com
      Following a decision by the Olympic Regional Development Authority the Whiteface Mountain Bike Park won't open this year.
      Video & Race Report: A Steep, Raw and Rowdy Finale to the ESC Downhill Series - Plattekill, NY
      Oct 23, 2019 from pinkbike.com
      Maxxis ESC Intense Downhill Series Finals took place on a track that was quintessentially Platty

      Popular New York State Mountain Biking Trails

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      UpDraft - Crank Cycles - WMBA Trail Hunt
      Graham Hills Park
      Outerloops North
      Elm Ridge Wild Forest
      Floworks 17
      Sterling Forest State Park
      Ridges Loop
      Glacier Ridge
      Palisades 18
      Sterling Forest State Park
      Coaster
      Gurney Lane
      I See Dead People
      Stillwell Woods Park
      Ewok Forest
      Stillwell Woods Park
      Twisted Sister
      Stillwell Woods Park
      CR83 N 2 Sidewinder
      Glacier Ridge
      Sidewinder
      Glacier Ridge
      CR83 South
      Glacier Ridge
      Blue Loop
      Glacier Ridge
      Double Black Diamond
      Glacier Ridge
      Redback
      Sterling Forest State Park

      New York State Mountain Bike Routes

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      Meadowlark Complete
      Meadowlark Park
      5 miles
      Glacier Ridge, Overton & Cathedral Pines - LI Triple Crown
      Glacier Ridge
      49 miles
      Eastport Complete
      Eastport Conservation Area
      8 miles
      HHW South Side Moderate
      Hempstead Harbor Woods
      3 miles
      Stillwell Woods Complete
      Stillwell Woods Park
      6 miles
      Hidden Pond Complete
      Hidden Pond Park
      6 miles
      HHW Complete Hard
      Hempstead Harbor Woods
      5 miles
      Calverton Complete
      Otis Pike Preserve (Calverton)
      9 miles
      Edgewood Green
      Edgewood Oak Brush Plains Reserve
      5 miles
      HHW South Side Hard
      Hempstead Harbor Woods
      4 miles

      Recent Ride Log Activity in Region

      Today
      • 0 rides
      Yesterday
      • 405 rides
      Past Week
      • 3,361 rides

      Photos of New York State Mountain Bike

      trail: Thriller
      165 |
      Nov 3, 2020 @ 9:10am
      Nov 3, 2020
      368 |
      Jul 15, 2020 @ 4:18am
      Jul 15, 2020
      372 |
      Apr 29, 2020 @ 8:26am
      Apr 29, 2020
      456 |
      Apr 23, 2020 @ 1:12pm
      Apr 23, 2020
      123 |
      Jan 25, 2020 @ 11:33am
      Jan 25, 2020
      101 |
      Jan 25, 2020 @ 11:33am
      Jan 25, 2020
      145 |
      Dec 23, 2019 @ 8:59pm
      Dec 23, 2019
      trail: Slalom Course
      701 |
      May 4, 2009 @ 7:01am
      May 4, 2009

      Videos of New York State Mountain Bike

      Morgan Hill - End of G2 to Y1 out to trail...
      trail: Y1
      11 | Jun 2, 2022
      27 | May 17, 2022
      I fall... Yes, Me! lol
      | Jan 2, 2022
      John P crashes on Log ride
      trail: Log Ride
      68 | Dec 6, 2021
      94 | Aug 11, 2021
      Food Fight Trail Preview
      trail: Food Fight
      59 | Jul 22, 2021
      Crash at Windham Mountain
      90 | Jun 9, 2021
      'Camera Hog', a Stillwell Woods Mountain Bike Film
      60 | Jan 16, 2021

      Activity Feed

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      user #2388201GeonomewishlistregionStewart State Forest
      Aug 12, 2022 @ 1:01am
      24 mins
      user #2206482RexBanneraddreportOverlook and 3 more
      Aug 11, 2022 @ 8:51pm
      5 hours
      user #3105049jraggioaddkarmaHempstead Harbor Woods
      Aug 11, 2022 @ 8:44pm
      5 hours
      user #2181027bigalpine103wishlistrouteThe Long Way 'Round
      Aug 11, 2022 @ 7:42pm
      6 hours
      user #2324388Blueboy8addtrailBig Red Race Course Section 2
      Aug 11, 2022 @ 6:23pm
      7 hours

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #3128266ToddSaturnGForeportSara's WayGet a
      Aug 11, 2022 @ 4:40pm
      9 hours
      user #2677389DonspirotrailBearInterior of bear is a mess. Trees down and...
      Aug 11, 2022 @ 6:52am
      19 hours
      user #2677389DonspirotrailScofieldNot a good trail in the summer. Lots of...
      Aug 11, 2022 @ 6:25am
      19 hours
      user #2291152bobeiswerttrailThe Cure (lower)Ha
      Aug 10, 2022 @ 7:00pm
      1 day
      user #2187670JmountainbiketrailCherry PatchMaybe one of the most challenging black...
      Aug 10, 2022 @ 3:06pm
      1 day

      Local Badges

      National Scenic Trails & Official Routes

      Bike & Skill Parks

      nametypecityrating
      Cascade Cross Country Ski Centerbike parkLake Placid
      Greek Peak Mountain Resortbike parkCortland
      Holiday Valleybike parkEllicottville
      HoliMont Bike Parkbike parkEllicottville
      Lapland Lake Cross Country Ski Centerbike parkBenson

      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike4,6754,062 miles480,157 ft1,626 mile3,976 ft
      #147,53835,490269416,155
      E-Bike563518 miles41,371 ft207 miles2,756 ft
      #24522,480193,422
      Hike6,5446,874 miles842,349 ft2,650 miles5,335 ft
      #1014335,0526618,987
      Trail Running6,1056,543 miles813,957 ft2,516 miles5,335 ft
      #10135,091305,865
      Horse5541,063 mile107,730 ft394 miles5,328 ft
      #2217,39834
      Dirtbike/Moto716 miles1,683 ft8 miles1,470 ft
      #3337,16891
      Observed Trials97 miles374 ft2 miles413 ft
      #20237102
      ATV/ORV/OHV35 miles420 ft2 miles1,316 ft
      #387,163113
      Snowmobile2,45410,055 miles786,171 ft3,720 miles3,583 ft
      #938066
      Snowshoe1,1201,396 mile142,356 ft455 miles4,616 ft
      #1866,78231,099
      Downhill Ski306110 miles73,432 ft88 miles3,068 ft
      1933,636
      Backcountry Ski171182 miles23,881 ft76 miles4,157 ft
      #730711,076
      Nordic Ski1,0341,096 mile123,261 ft434 miles4,354 ft
      #13474953,255
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