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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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Trail Difficulties
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  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

  • 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 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
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Other Other
LEGEND
Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

  • 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 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
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Other Other
      A multi use trail network on state forest preserve land. Trails are primarily double track and conditions vary from relatively smooth to washed out / rutted in steeper sections.
      The Lock & Dam and Bisby Road trail sections are primarily intermediate riding terrain. However both trails include a few advanced / expert sections with a steeper, rutted sections that less experienced riders will want to walk.
      The Nicks Lake Loop Trail is the most difficult trail with a mix of double and single track. The single track sections include a very steep descent to a bridge crossing and fairly technical rooty terrain alone the lake.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Shuttleable: YES
      Parking google parking directions
      Access Info:
      The trail network is primarily accessed from either the Green Street Bridge parking area or the Bisby Road parking area. Green Street Bridge is approximately 0.6 miles from the Adirondack Scenic Railroad Station on Rt 28 in Thendara. The Bisby Road Trail parking area is approximately 1.5 miles from the Adirondack Scenic Railroad Station on Rt 28 in Thendara. Riders may find it convenient to park at the McCauley Mountain Ski Area Lodge if also riding nearby Maple Ridge / McCauley trails.
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      Stats

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      Global Ranking
      #1,613
      State Ranking
      #26
      Trails (view details)
      6
      Trails Mountain Bike
      6
      Trails Hike
      6
      Trails Trail Running
      6
      Total Distance
      8 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      3 miles
      Total Descent
      1,298 ft
      Total Vertical
      312 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,998 ft
      Photos
      9
      Ridden Counter
      13

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