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  • Snow Groomed
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  • Snow Cover Inadequate
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
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  • mountain biking recent
  • mountain biking (>6 month)
  • hiking (1 year)
  • moto (1 year)
Activity Recordings
Trailforks users anonymized public skilogs from the past 12 months.
  • Downhill Ski
  • Backcountry Ski
  • Nordic Ski
Jump Magnitude Heatmap
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      Connecticut's largest State Forest of 26,000+ acres over 6 towns: Voluntown, Griswold, North Stonington, Sterling, Plainfield, and Preston. Features a popular 58 mile Moto Route, a dedicated horse camp with 3 marked loops up to 14 miles, plus youth, backpack, and RV/tent campsites. Home to a rare Atlantic White Cedar swamp, July-blooming native rhododendron, and massive stands of mountain laurel that put on stunning displays in early June. Trails for registered motorcycles, mountain bikes, and blue-blazed hike-only trails with connections to a large trail network in neighboring Rhode Island and Hopeville Pond State Park with more camping and swimming opportunities.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      eBikes Allowed: No
      Land Status: State Forest
      Land Manager: CT DEEP
      Parking - Pachaug Enduro Trailhead google parking directions
      Disclaimer:
      Most of the blue-blazed trails are designated for foot traffic only. Some are park sanctioned for multi-use. Follow posted signs as changes are made to deal with erosion and trail damage that may not be reflected on the official park map. ALWAYS yield to horses.
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      Region Details
      • 69
      • 5
      • 36
      • 8

      Region Status
      Caution as of Aug 1, 2021
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      140
      Trails Mountain Bike
      118
      Trails E-Bike
      3
      Trails Hike
      138
      Trails Trail Running
      135
      Trails Horse
      46
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      54
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      1
      Trails Snowmobile
      11
      Trails Snowshoe
      3
      Trails Backcountry Ski
      1
      Trails Nordic Ski
      2
      Total Distance
      87 miles
      Total Descent
      6,276 ft
      Total Vertical
      414 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      603 ft
      Reports
      28
      Photos
      92
      Ridden Counter
      1,875

      Photos of Pachaug State Forest Mountain Bike

      14 |
      Jun 30, 2021 @ 1:12pm
      Jun 30, 2021
      0 |
      Jun 29, 2021 @ 2:05pm
      Jun 29, 2021
      5 |
      Jun 23, 2021 @ 12:34pm
      Jun 23, 2021
      9 |
      Jun 22, 2021 @ 7:05am
      Jun 22, 2021
      trail: Trail 1 Road
      5 |
      Jun 22, 2021 @ 6:46am
      Jun 22, 2021
      3 |
      Jun 22, 2021 @ 6:31am
      Jun 22, 2021
      0 |
      Jun 22, 2021 @ 5:19am
      Jun 22, 2021
      2 |
      Jun 21, 2021 @ 2:14pm
      Jun 21, 2021

      Videos of Pachaug State Forest Mountain Bike

      EMINENT HASTE DOWNHILL DESTRUCTION- Mt. Misery...
      1:53 | 98 | Oct 12, 2020 , My City
      EMINENT HASTE DOWNHILL DESTRUCTION- Mt. Misery...
      1:53 | 104 | Oct 5, 2020 , My City
      Skinnies, overlooking towns and cruising Mt...
      6:50 | 137 | Sep 23, 2020 , My City
      Welcome to the Secret enduro playground!

      5:45 | 163 | Nov 13, 2018
      Skinnies, overlooking towns and cruising Mt...

      6:50 | 164 | Nov 13, 2018

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Trail 1 Road
      Mar 3, 2021 @ 4:29pm
      Mar 3, 2021
      Prevalent MudvnDtRkMix of residual ice and muddy roads from...
      Hell Hollow Road
      Feb 16, 2021 @ 5:17am
      Feb 16, 2021
      Snow Coveredtimsabdeep/loose snow difficult to ride
      Fire Tower Road
      Feb 15, 2021 @ 5:21am
      Feb 15, 2021
      Snow Packedtimsab
      Blue White
      Feb 7, 2021 @ 7:04am
      Feb 7, 2021
      Snow CoveredtimsabTrail Running ATV 2 track
      Wet Noodle
      Aug 26, 2020 @ 9:06am
      Aug 26, 2020
      DryTodd4Large tree and Branches across trail at...
      Pachaug-Quinebaug Crossover #1
      Aug 5, 2019 @ 4:36pm
      Aug 5, 2019
      DryPhilkrzySignificant growth makes it difficult to ride
      Trail 2 Connector
      Jun 15, 2019 @ 4:09am
      Jun 15, 2019
      Variabletimsab
      Pachaug Enduro Trail
      Jun 15, 2019 @ 4:09am
      Jun 15, 2019
      Variabletimsab
      Trail 2 Road
      Jun 15, 2019 @ 4:09am
      Jun 15, 2019
      Variabletimsab
      Legend Wood Moto Trail
      Apr 30, 2019 @ 9:34am
      Apr 30, 2019
      WetCTNebraska QC NEMBA

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #2907158GmcidadewishlisttrailNorth Shore Road
      Nov 27, 2021 @ 3:40pm
      Nov 27, 2021
      user #1695124primo86riddentrailBaby Jesus
      Oct 29, 2021 @ 2:48pm
      Oct 29, 2021
      user #2050697JamesmooneyaddreportTrail 2 Connector (West) and 4 more
      Aug 1, 2021 @ 11:07am
      Aug 1, 2021
      user #2008266PlumbBobMaddphoto in Manchester, Connecticut, United States and 2 more
      Jul 10, 2021 @ 3:45pm
      Jul 10, 2021
      user #2008266PlumbBobMaddtrailHell Hollow Road and 1 more
      Jul 2, 2021 @ 7:04pm
      Jul 2, 2021

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #2389126sneakyfinchtrailCedar Swamp TrailThis is not the Rhododendron trail, this is...
      Apr 11, 2021 @ 5:16am
      Apr 11, 2021
      user #2045866Johnp27trailTrail 2 Connector (West)Upper part of road closed for logging. We were...
      Sep 14, 2020 @ 2:16pm
      Sep 14, 2020
      user #2083058IdobietrailPachaug Horse TrailFuck Carol Baskin
      May 17, 2020 @ 6:16am
      May 17, 2020
      user #1845883BikingTurnertrailTrail (Wyassup to Ryder)The Narragansett and other Blue Blazed trails...
      May 7, 2020 @ 5:11am
      May 7, 2020
      user #2083058IdobietrailCedar Swamp TrailWet. Really wet. Like a freaking swamp river...
      Apr 17, 2020 @ 7:38pm
      Apr 17, 2020

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Griswold Campus Trails 3 25.7 km
      Green Falls (Pachaug State Forest) 7 65.7 km
      Beach Pond 5 15 25.9 km
      Camp Yawgoog 17 4 17.6 km
      Arcadia Management Area 7 51 33 28.4 km

      Local Badges


      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike11866 miles4,564 ft27 miles413 ft
      #8,620#3,63237261707
      E-Bike31 mile95 ft3,570 ft118 ft
      1338
      Hike13885 miles6,220 ft33 miles413 ft
      #7,654#3,4755528139
      Trail Running13583 miles6,040 ft33 miles413 ft
      #7,641#3,4642828
      Horse4628 miles1,831 ft12 miles351 ft
      #653#43814
      Dirtbike/Moto5427 miles1,972 ft11 miles381 ft
      #208#1411213
      ATV/ORV/OHV13,547 ft49 ft1,975 ft66 ft
      10
      Snowmobile119 miles535 ft4 miles266 ft
      #53#272
      Snowshoe32 miles75 ft3,058 ft223 ft
      #4901
      Backcountry Ski11,975 ft23 ft600 ft72 ft
      Nordic Ski25,125 ft26 ft1,083 ft105 ft
      #378
      • By markholloway Trailforks & contributors
      • Admins: NEMBA, SECT, HCH, SECT NEMBA, eclogrider, SECT, SECT NEMBA
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      • pachaug state forest activity log | embed map of Pachaug State Forest mountain bike trails | pachaug state forest mountain biking points of interest

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