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      No description for Sterling Forest State Park has been added yet! Login or register to submit one.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Shuttleable: YES
      Land Status: State Park
      Land Manager: NY DEC
      Parking google parking directions
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      Region Details
      • 1
      • 1
      • 5

      Region Status
      Caution as of Oct 17, 2021
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      33
      Trails Mountain Bike
      7
      Trails Hike
      33
      Trails Trail Running
      33
      Trails Horse
      2
      Trails Snowshoe
      1
      Trails Nordic Ski
      1
      Total Distance
      75 miles
      Total Descent
      10,841 ft
      Total Vertical
      929 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,337 ft
      Reports
      480
      Photos
      102
      Ridden Counter
      3,405

      Popular Sterling Forest State Park Trails

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 0 rides
      Yesterday
      • 0 rides
      Past Week
      • 37 rides

      Photos of Sterling Forest State Park Mountain Bike

      trail: Palisades 17
      13 |
      Aug 15, 2021 @ 12:49pm
      Aug 15, 2021
      trail: Palisades 17
      19 |
      Aug 15, 2021 @ 12:48pm
      Aug 15, 2021
      trail: Palisades 17
      13 |
      Aug 15, 2021 @ 12:47pm
      Aug 15, 2021
      trail: Palisades 17
      16 |
      Aug 15, 2021 @ 12:47pm
      Aug 15, 2021
      trail: Hutchinson
      25 |
      May 24, 2021 @ 8:36am
      May 24, 2021
      trail: Hutchinson
      36 |
      May 24, 2021 @ 8:35am
      May 24, 2021
      48 |
      Sep 15, 2020 @ 5:20am
      Sep 15, 2020
      trail: Palisades 18
      50 |
      Jul 23, 2020 @ 11:53am
      Jul 23, 2020

      Videos of Sterling Forest State Park Mountain Bike

      morning shenanigans
      trail: Ft
      0:04 | 139 | Jun 20, 2016
      Backyard jump
      trail: Ft
      0:12 | 65 | Dec 14, 2015
      Action Park
      trail: Ft
      0:27 | 70 | Feb 15, 2015
      drop to 35ft ladder
      trail: Ft
      0:18 | 129 | Dec 10, 2013
      Plattekill Kurva!
      trail: Ft
      2:33 | 372 | Aug 12, 2013
      Me biting it hard on a 17 ft Gap
      trail: Ft
      0:40 | 1759 | Nov 27, 2012
      12 FT Drop somewhere in Wanaque
      trail: Ft
      0:10 | 81 | Jul 26, 2012
      Back to Back 17 ft gap!
      trail: Ft
      0:50 | 204 | Jun 25, 2012

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Palisades 18
      Oct 17, 2021 @ 5:48am
      Oct 17, 2021
      IdealRondelayMy first time riding there but it looked...
      Redback
      Oct 8, 2021 @ 5:48am
      Oct 8, 2021
      UnknowngceconiA little slick, with the leaves down!
      Floworks 17
      Sep 20, 2021 @ 11:13am
      Sep 20, 2021
      IdealJredone
      Hutchinson
      Sep 18, 2021 @ 7:00am
      Sep 18, 2021
      UnknownTomHennigan JORBA
      Palisades 17
      Sep 18, 2021 @ 7:00am
      Sep 18, 2021
      UnknownTomHennigan JORBA
      Palisades 17
      Sep 2, 2021 @ 4:06am
      Sep 2, 2021
      Prevalent MudBicycle-Workshop
      Hutchinson
      Sep 2, 2021 @ 4:03am
      Sep 2, 2021
      Prevalent MudBicycle-Workshop
      Sterling Lake-Fire Tower-Lakeville
      Dec 23, 2018 @ 7:00pm
      Dec 23, 2018
      Unknowntrailforks Trailforks
      Sterling Valley Loop
      Dec 23, 2018 @ 7:00pm
      Dec 23, 2018
      Unknowntrailforks Trailforks
      Hogback Mountain
      Dec 23, 2018 @ 7:00pm
      Dec 23, 2018
      Unknowntrailforks Trailforks

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #2401588mabramoriddentrailFloworks 17 and 1 more
      Oct 21, 2021 @ 9:37pm
      Oct 21, 2021
      user #1191826RondelayaddreportPalisades 18
      Oct 18, 2021 @ 9:30am
      Oct 18, 2021
      user #1975149robsingeraddvideoSterling Forest Mountain Biking Oct 14, 2021 and 4 more
      Oct 16, 2021 @ 2:12pm
      Oct 16, 2021
      user #1399104gceconiaddreportPalisades 18 and 1 more
      Oct 8, 2021 @ 5:46pm
      Oct 8, 2021
      user #1831540Piotrkuczynskiaddreport
      Sep 30, 2021 @ 4:52pm
      Sep 30, 2021

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #913048MixMastaMMreportFloworks 17Thank you!
      Oct 6, 2020 @ 8:44am
      Oct 6, 2020
      user #1224904munitrailreportFloworks 17Cleaned up on 10/4. Thank You
      Oct 6, 2020 @ 4:46am
      Oct 6, 2020
      user #1224904munitrailreportRedbackLast tree from the storm has been cleared
      Aug 30, 2020 @ 6:54pm
      Aug 30, 2020
      user #1589066STOOPZPOOMZreportPalisades 18thanks for the update
      Aug 7, 2020 @ 7:20am
      Aug 7, 2020
      user #2256245Jamesleather22trailRedbackSuper fun trail. Best to hit from the hutch....
      Jun 27, 2020 @ 11:11am
      Jun 27, 2020

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Warwick County Park 34.8 km
      Long Pond Ironworks State Park 35.9 km
      Tranquility Ridge 35.9 km
      Highlands Preserve 9 37.1 km
      Ringwood State Park 39 46 167.1 km

      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike711 miles1,877 ft5 miles538 ft
      #1,046#5429947825,477
      Hike3375 miles10,840 ft25 miles928 ft
      #784#4693478286
      Trail Running3375 miles10,840 ft25 miles928 ft
      #789#469478121
      Horse24 miles630 ft2 miles482 ft
      #67#54264
      Snowshoe12 miles315 ft4,331 ft246 ft
      #636104
      Nordic Ski12 miles315 ft4,331 ft246 ft
      #5311042
      • By TomHennigan JORBA PMTB & contributors
      • Admins: munitrail, ErikMM, Bicycle-Workshop, SethReichlin, herbehop, SterlingForest, PMTB, unlimitedMPG
      • #15807 - 16,295 views
      • sterling forest state park activity log | embed map of Sterling Forest State Park mountain bike trails | sterling forest state park mountain biking points of interest

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