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      LOCATION:
      The trail head is located just off of Ward Hollow Road in Pittstown, NY. Click here for directions.

      LENGTH:
      Approximately 8 miles of trails.

      ABOUT:
      Pittstown State Forest is an 1155 acre state forest that is located approx 15 miles east of Troy on Rt 7. It is situated at the base of the Rensselaer Plateau, giving the land a lot of elevation changes and diverse terrain. There are many miles of challenging single-tracks on the property.

      SMBA has an official Volunteer Stewardship Agreement with DEC. As steward of the state forest, SMBA stewards the Pittstown SF trails, and keeps them fun for mountain biking.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
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      Open on Oct 20, 2018

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #1,872
      State Ranking
      #34
      Trails
      11
      Total Distance
      10 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      5 miles
      Total Descent
      2,167 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,125 ft
      Total Vertical
      468 ft
      Reports
      171
      Photos
      21
      Ridden Counter
      315

      Popular Pittstown State Forest Mountain Biking Trails

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      Photos of Pittstown State Forest Mountain Bike

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      Videos of Pittstown State Forest Mountain Bike

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      Pittstown State Forest Mountain Bike Routes

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      Pittstown State Forest - SMBA
      9 miles
      Short Ride
      4 miles
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      Recent Comments

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      user #856455bonesmtb2reportRed PineThanks for the report Bryan! I'll have to get...
      Aug 27, 2018 @ 9:35am
      Aug 27, 2018
      user #856455bonesmtb2reportRed PineThanks for the report!
      Aug 7, 2018 @ 9:43am
      Aug 7, 2018
      user #856455bonesmtb2reportVineThanks for the report! Is this Andy?
      Jul 30, 2018 @ 12:59pm
      Jul 30, 2018
      user #984985edulmesreportWard HollowThanks Ian! It isn't a terrible trail,...
      Sep 25, 2017 @ 2:12pm
      Sep 25, 2017
      user #856455bonesmtb2reportWard HollowHey Eric, I cut these trees out on Saturday. ...
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