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      Region Details
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      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      247
      Trails Mountain Bike
      241
      Trails E-Bike
      115
      Trails Horse
      3
      Trails Hike
      241
      Trails Trail Running
      241
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      3
      Trails Snowmobile
      6
      Trails Snowshoe
      41
      Trails Backcountry Ski
      10
      Trails Nordic Ski
      39
      Total Distance
      142 miles
      Total Descent
      11,661 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,015 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,050 ft
      Reports
      582
      Photos
      360
      Ridden Counter
      13,601

      Popular Penobscot County Mountain Biking Trails

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      Neverland Forest
      Essex Woods
      Straight Six
      Essex Woods
      Dogonit
      Essex Woods
      Ebb'n Flow
      Essex Woods
      Power Line Trail
      Essex Woods
      Flow Train
      Essex Woods
      Main Trail to Railbed
      Essex Woods
      Spine Trail (The Spine)
      Essex Woods
      West Trail
      Bangor City Forest
      Work Bench
      Essex Woods
      Caribou Trail
      The Bog - Walden-Parke Preserve
      2 The Tanks
      Essex Woods
      Spine Climb aka: (Eric's Other Half)
      Essex Woods
      Fall Line Bridge Trail
      Essex Woods
      Sledhill Climb
      Essex Woods

      Penobscot County Mountain Bike Routes

      titleratingdistance
      PR NEMBA Spring Opener Ride "Orono"
      University of Maine
      4 miles
      PR NEMBA Spring Opener Ride "The Bog & BCF"
      Bangor City Forest
      6 miles
      PR NEMBA Spring Opener Ride "Essex Woods"
      Essex Woods
      2 miles
      PR NEMBA Spring Opener Ride "Newman Hill"
      Newman & Bangor Hill
      3 miles
      PR NEMBA Spring Opener Ride "Old Town"
      University of Maine
      5 miles
      PR NEMBA Spring Opener Ride "Swan's Trails"
      Swans Trails at Perch Pond
      4 miles
      Marsh Island Tour
      Marsh Island Community Trails South
      11 miles
      Bangor Woods great Intermediate Loop
      Bangor City Forest
      6 miles
      Veazie Mountain Biking
      Veazie
      12 miles
      Essex Woods to BCF Fat Bike Loops
      Essex Woods
      14 miles

      Recent Ride Log Activity in Region

      Today
      • 6 rides
      Yesterday
      • 2 rides
      Past Week
      • 23 rides

      Photos of Penobscot County Mountain Bike

      21 |
      Sep 13, 2022 @ 5:55pm
      Sep 13, 2022
      3 |
      Sep 13, 2022 @ 2:12pm
      Sep 13, 2022
      3 |
      Sep 13, 2022 @ 2:12pm
      Sep 13, 2022
      4 |
      Sep 13, 2022 @ 2:11pm
      Sep 13, 2022
      3 |
      Sep 13, 2022 @ 2:11pm
      Sep 13, 2022
      13 |
      Sep 13, 2022 @ 2:11pm
      Sep 13, 2022
      23 |
      Aug 22, 2022 @ 3:13pm
      Aug 22, 2022
      trail: MillBilly
      103 |
      Apr 28, 2020 @ 3:50pm
      Apr 28, 2020

      Videos of Penobscot County Mountain Bike

      Confusing bits part 1
      | Jun 26, 2021
      Highway to heck 2
      | Jun 26, 2021
      Escape Quarantine
      1:00 | 1068 | Mar 21, 2020
      Escape Quarantine
      1:00 | 27 | Mar 21, 2020
      Terrace Trail @Bradbury Mt.
      trail: DH Trail
      3:15 | 354 | May 22, 2012
      youtuber IMBA Trail Solutions Builds: Upper Ripogenus...
      1:31 | 207 | Nov 4, 2021 , Millinocket
      Marj
      trail: Marj
      0:48 | 184 | Oct 27, 2019 , Surry

      Recent Trail Reports

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      Cornfield Loop
      Marsh Island Community Trails South
      Jan 10, 2023 @ 11:31am
      Jan 10, 2023
      DryRoberto-ME
      Cattail Marsh Loop
      The Bog - Northeast Penjajawoc Preserve
      Nov 7, 2022 @ 8:05am
      Nov 7, 2022
      Prevalent MudLots of mud, bridge is damagedschlockinz
      Golden Road
      Hammond Ridge
      Sep 13, 2022 @ 2:21pm
      Sep 13, 2022
      Dry Large beech tree blow-down still across...lukeofthejungle
      Upper Ripogenus
      Hammond Ridge
      Sep 13, 2022 @ 5:52am
      Sep 13, 2022
      IdealMany, many features to explore and become...lukeofthejungle
      Middle Timber Haul
      Hammond Ridge
      Sep 13, 2022 @ 5:52am
      Sep 13, 2022
      IdealClear riding and the perfect connector...lukeofthejungle
      Lower Ripogenus
      Hammond Ridge
      Sep 13, 2022 @ 5:52am
      Sep 13, 2022
      IdealClear riding! Fun tech, rock rolls and...lukeofthejungle
      MillBilly
      Hammond Ridge
      Sep 13, 2022 @ 5:52am
      Sep 13, 2022
      IdealAll clear and feeling the flow as usual.lukeofthejungle
      Chopped Tots
      Hammond Ridge
      Sep 13, 2022 @ 5:52am
      Sep 13, 2022
      DryAll clear and very fun riding with...lukeofthejungle
      Surry Forest Loop
      Surry
      Sep 3, 2022 @ 5:24pm
      Sep 3, 2022
      Drybtmspox
      Twitch
      Swans Trails at Perch Pond
      Sep 3, 2022 @ 5:21pm
      Sep 3, 2022
      Dryroooooootsbtmspox

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #3282669StephenLaflammewishlistroutePR NEMBA Spring Opener Ride "Old Town"
      Jan 22, 2023 @ 5:02am
      Jan 22, 2023
      user #3282669StephenLaflammewishlistrouteNov 30, 2017 Slowrider59 Ride
      Jan 22, 2023 @ 4:52am
      Jan 22, 2023
      user #3282669StephenLaflammewishlistrouteBangor Woods great Intermediate Loop
      Jan 22, 2023 @ 4:52am
      Jan 22, 2023
      user #1588134Roberto-MEaddreportCornfield Loop
      Jan 10, 2023 @ 11:31am
      Jan 10, 2023
      user #2095364OceTechwishlistregionUniversity of Maine
      Jan 7, 2023 @ 4:21pm
      Jan 7, 2023

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #2483442tonycarneyreportGolden RoadTree down on Golden Road trail heading up just...
      Aug 20, 2022 @ 11:01am
      Aug 20, 2022
      user #1360943iceboxstevereportChopped TotsYes unfortunately the paper map is quite old....
      Jul 26, 2022 @ 6:55am
      Jul 26, 2022
      user #1360943iceboxstevetrailUpper RipogenusClimbing trail coming one of these days, maybe...
      Jul 8, 2022 @ 4:31am
      Jul 8, 2022
      user #1360943iceboxstevetrailUpper RipogenusIndeed! They tuned it up the week of 6/20 -...
      Jul 8, 2022 @ 4:30am
      Jul 8, 2022
      user #2373978sdown81trailUpper RipogenusBest reward ever for a shite climb up!!! Hats...
      Jul 1, 2022 @ 6:02pm
      Jul 1, 2022

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike241136 miles9,724 ft53 miles997 ft
      3445821413,871
      E-Bike11554 miles2,516 ft19 miles453 ft
      474117
      Horse34,715 ft62 ft1,621 ft118 ft
      2381
      Hike241139 miles11,047 ft54 miles1,004 ft
      14582702
      Trail Running241139 miles11,047 ft54 miles1,004 ft
      2582711
      ATV/ORV/OHV34 miles118 ft1 mile141 ft
      2381
      Snowmobile66 miles226 ft2 miles361 ft
      1
      Snowshoe4144 miles3,330 ft18 miles988 ft
      8103
      Backcountry Ski108 miles387 ft3 miles367 ft
      140
      Nordic Ski3942 miles3,146 ft16 miles915 ft
      7564
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