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      Good Old School Singletrack

      Technical, Fast, Ups and Downs, Jumps,
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Shuttleable: YES
      AKA: Pandapas Pond
      Land Status: National Forest
      Pandapas Pond Lower Lot google parking directions
      Access Info:
      Pandapas Pond Parking area, or the Lower Heritage Park parking area
      Activities Click to view
      Region Details
      • 8
      • 22
      • 12
      • 7

      Region Status
      Open as of Aug 26, 2022
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      55
      Trails Mountain Bike
      49
      Trails Hike
      52
      Trails Trail Running
      52
      Total Distance
      51 miles
      Total Descent
      11,541 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,055 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      2,911 ft
      Reports
      212
      Photos
      45
      Ridden Counter
      2,992

      Photos of Poverty Creek Mountain Bike

      trail: Skullcap
      5 |
      Nov 24, 2022 @ 8:07am
      Nov 24, 2022
      trail: Skullcap
      4 |
      Nov 24, 2022 @ 8:06am
      Nov 24, 2022
      trail: Trillium
      12 |
      Nov 24, 2022 @ 8:02am
      Nov 24, 2022
      trail: Horse Nettle
      12 |
      Oct 15, 2022 @ 11:15pm
      Oct 15, 2022
      trail: Horse Nettle
      10 |
      Oct 15, 2022 @ 11:15pm
      Oct 15, 2022
      trail: Horse Nettle
      7 |
      Oct 15, 2022 @ 11:15pm
      Oct 15, 2022
      trail: Horse Nettle
      10 |
      Oct 15, 2022 @ 11:15pm
      Oct 15, 2022
      trail: Horse Nettle
      7 |
      Oct 15, 2022 @ 11:15pm
      Oct 15, 2022

      Videos of Poverty Creek Mountain Bike

      Pandapas, Old Farm
      8:15 | 570 | Oct 3, 2013
      Blacksburg Mountain Bike Skills Park: Beginner...
      0:59 | 15 | Nov 6, 2022 , Blacksburg
      Blacksburg Mountain Bike Skills Park:...
      1:04 | 22 | Nov 6, 2022 , Blacksburg
      Riding Poverty Creek Trail System in...
      trail: Skullcap
      15:09 | 28 | Nov 6, 2022 , Blacksburg
      Snakeroot - Virginia Tech Enduro Stage 4 Preview
      trail: Snakeroot
      4:17 | 31 | Nov 6, 2022 , Blacksburg
      Trail Dogs and Rim Dings - a Run Down Old Farm...
      6:53 | 30 | Nov 6, 2022 , Blacksburg
      MTB at Poverty Creek Trails, Blacksburg, VA
      12:41 | 84 | Jan 6, 2022 , Blacksburg
      MTB - Poverty Creek, Blacksburg, VA - Queen...
      trail: Queen Anne
      7:20 | 75 | Jan 6, 2022 , Blacksburg

      Current Trail Warnings

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      Gateway Trail
      Jan 15, 2023 @ 8:48pm
      Jan 15, 2023
      Freeze/thaw CycleAvidTrailRider MORE-MC

      Recent Trail Reports

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      Indian Pipe
      Jan 20, 2023 @ 5:28pm
      Jan 20, 2023
      DryAll dry despite 39 degree weatherAvidTrailRider MORE-MC
      Poverty Creek
      Jan 20, 2023 @ 5:27pm
      Jan 20, 2023
      Freeze/thaw CycleDry when it’s coldAvidTrailRider MORE-MC
      Snakeroot
      Jan 16, 2023 @ 4:48am
      Jan 16, 2023
      Freeze/thaw CycleAvidTrailRider MORE-MC
      BRMBSP Climbing Trail
      Nov 5, 2022 @ 2:34pm
      Nov 5, 2022
      VariableAvidTrailRider MORE-MC
      BRMBSP Green Line
      Nov 5, 2022 @ 7:34am
      Nov 5, 2022
      VariableAvidTrailRider MORE-MC
      BRMBSP Blue Line
      Nov 5, 2022 @ 7:34am
      Nov 5, 2022
      VariableAvidTrailRider MORE-MC
      Prickly Pear
      Aug 26, 2022 @ 9:12am
      Aug 26, 2022
      DryAvidTrailRider MORE-MC
      Royale
      Aug 26, 2022 @ 9:12am
      Aug 26, 2022
      DryAvidTrailRider MORE-MC
      Queen Anne
      Aug 26, 2022 @ 9:12am
      Aug 26, 2022
      DryAvidTrailRider MORE-MC
      Poverty Creek Connector
      Aug 26, 2022 @ 9:12am
      Aug 26, 2022
      DryAvidTrailRider MORE-MC

      Activity Feed

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      user #1251136AvidTrailRideraddreportPoverty Creek and 1 more
      Jan 20, 2023 @ 5:28pm
      Jan 20, 2023
      user #1251136AvidTrailRideraddreportSnakeroot and 1 more
      Jan 16, 2023 @ 1:36pm
      Jan 16, 2023
      user #3291799CUteOmwishlistrouteVT MTB Enduro Race Route
      Jan 7, 2023 @ 6:35am
      Jan 7, 2023
      user #3047337TimxxJCegwishlistroutePanduro Loop
      Dec 10, 2022 @ 10:25pm
      Dec 10, 2022
      user #1251136AvidTrailRideraddreportGateway Trail
      Nov 28, 2022 @ 3:02pm
      Nov 28, 2022

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #3250815UzhM8trailForest Service RoadDirt double-track with some blue level climbs...
      Nov 24, 2022 @ 8:31am
      Nov 24, 2022
      user #3250815UzhM8trailHorse NettlePretty nice climb without any crazy steep...
      Nov 24, 2022 @ 8:28am
      Nov 24, 2022
      user #3250815UzhM8trailMay AppleNice calm trail. Watch your speed because many...
      Nov 24, 2022 @ 8:23am
      Nov 24, 2022
      user #3250815UzhM8trailJacob's LadderSend it!
      Nov 24, 2022 @ 8:11am
      Nov 24, 2022
      user #3250815UzhM8trailIndian PipeVery fun descent with some short jumps and...
      Nov 24, 2022 @ 8:10am
      Nov 24, 2022

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      McDonald Hollow 3 2 11.7 km
      Mountain Lake 3 8 47.3 km
      Claytor Lake State Park 1016.6 km
      Havens Wildlife Management Area 3 120.2 km
      Pulaski Bike Park21.3 km

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike4949 miles11,496 ft23 miles1,053 ft
      #1,594#8654521244,481
      Hike5250 miles11,450 ft23 miles1,053 ft
      #1,327#82621257
      Trail Running5250 miles11,450 ft23 miles1,053 ft
      #1,331#82321271
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