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      Sterling Forest State Park comprises 21,935.08 acres of nearly pristine natural refuge amidst of one of the nation's most densely populated areas, a remarkable piece of woodland, a watershed for millions, and a tremendous outdoor recreation area. This unbroken deep-forest habitat is important for the survival of many resident and migratory species, including black bear, a variety of hawks and songbirds and many rare invertebrates and plants. Hunting, fishing and hiking opportunities are available.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Shuttleable: YES
      Land Status: State Park
      Land Manager: NYPRHP
      Laurel Meadow Dr Parking Lot google parking directions
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      Region Details
      • 13
      • 6
      • 14
      • 1

      Region Status
      Open as of May 7, 2024
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      84
      Trails Mountain Bike
      34
      Trails E-Bike
      1
      Trails Horse
      12
      Trails Hike
      84
      Trails Trail Running
      83
      Trails Snowshoe
      19
      Trails Nordic Ski
      21
      Total Distance
      73 miles
      Total Descent
      10,802 ft
      Total Vertical
      932 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,375 ft
      Reports
      845
      Photos
      280
      Ridden Counter
      9,927

      Photos of Sterling Forest State Park Mountain Bike

      trail: Floworks 17
      6 |
      Mar 30, 2024 @ 10:08am
      Mar 30, 2024
      11 |
      Mar 17, 2024 @ 4:52pm
      Mar 17, 2024
      | 1 comments
      trail: Augusta Mine
      21 |
      Dec 9, 2023 @ 3:52pm
      Dec 9, 2023
      30 |
      Nov 20, 2023 @ 7:57am
      Nov 20, 2023
      26 |
      Nov 20, 2023 @ 7:57am
      Nov 20, 2023
      29 |
      Nov 20, 2023 @ 7:57am
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      24 |
      Nov 20, 2023 @ 7:57am
      Nov 20, 2023
      27 |
      Nov 20, 2023 @ 7:57am
      Nov 20, 2023

      Videos of Sterling Forest State Park Mountain Bike

      Redback Build and Flow Patrol
      24 | Nov 20, 2023
      HAB Hill Build and Flow Patrol Up
      15 | Nov 20, 2023
      HAB Hill Down
      18 | Nov 20, 2023
      HAB Hill top
      23 | Nov 20, 2023
      Roller Heaven
      193 | Jan 24, 2023
      morning shenanigans
      0:04 | 180 | Jun 20, 2016
      Backyard jump
      0:12 | 74 | Dec 14, 2015
      Action Park
      0:27 | 78 | Feb 15, 2015

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      Recent Comments

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      DustyGearztrailRedback PMTB RealignmentWow! If you are into DH.This is like riding at...
      May 5, 2024 @ 8:10am
      May 5, 2024
      DustyGearztrailMcKeags Meadow Realignment NYNJ Trail ConferenceEven fun for non-beginners. Some nice flow.
      May 5, 2024 @ 8:05am
      May 5, 2024
      munitrailreportPalisades 18Handsaw can clear
      Jan 28, 2024 @ 3:03pm
      Jan 28, 2024
      munitrailreportPalisades 17Now 2 logs in the same general area. Easy cary...
      Jan 21, 2024 @ 10:31am
      Jan 21, 2024
      Txk8081reportHutchinsonThere were a few wet spots on the upper part...
      Jul 12, 2023 @ 9:55am
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      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Warwick County Park 34.8 km
      Tranquility Ridge 35.9 km
      Long Pond Ironworks State Park 36.7 km
      Highlands Preserve 9 37.1 km
      Ringwood State Park 38 48 167.1 km

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike3424 miles3,104 ft11 miles778 ft
      #1,221#65226282749,088
      E-Bike13,251 ft49 ft1,332 ft56 ft
      4931217
      Horse1212 miles1,512 ft5 miles715 ft
      #107#87351
      Hike8473 miles10,804 ft33 miles932 ft
      #907#568188442220
      Trail Running8373 miles10,748 ft33 miles932 ft
      #910#564844162
      Snowshoe1910 miles1,027 ft4 miles856 ft
      #2,111150
      Nordic Ski2115 miles1,798 ft7 miles725 ft
      #276#1771522
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      • Admins: PMTB, PMTB Sterling, TomHennigan, SterlingForest, PMTB, unlimitedMPG
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