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      This is a State Forest in the northern section of Newtown, CT, comprising of 880 acres of open space. It is home of the famous Upper Gussy Trail, the first legally built shared use trail in a Connecticut State Forest.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      AKA: Upper Gussy
      Purchase Brook Road Parking google parking directions
      Access Info:
      Park at either Pond Brook Boat ramp or the parking lot at the end of Echo Valley Road
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      Stats

      Trails
      19
      Total Distance
      13 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      6 miles
      Total Descent
      2,983 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      538 ft
      Total Vertical
      329 ft
      Reports
      3
      Photos
      3
      Ridden Counter
      23

      Recent Trail Reports

      traildateuser
      Upper Mulikin
      Apr 21, 2017 @ 7:11am
      Apr 21, 2017
      cyclesnack CC NEMBA
      Upper Gussy
      Mar 9, 2017 @ 2:09am
      Mar 9, 2017
      cyclesnack CC NEMBA
      more reports »

      Current Trail Warnings

      traildateinfo
      Upper Mulikin
      Apr 21, 2017 @ 7:11am
      Apr 21, 2017
      Major erosion (major ruts or slumping,...

      Photos of Upper Paugussett State Forest Mountain Bike

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      trail: Upper Mulikin
      18 |
      Apr 21, 2017 @ 7:14am
      Apr 21, 2017
      Upper Mulikin, Newtown
      27 |
      Mar 9, 2017 @ 1:39am
      Mar 9, 2017
      Double Secret Probation
      43 |
      Mar 9, 2017 @ 1:27am
      Mar 9, 2017
      Double Secret Probation
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      Recent Comments

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      user #635991cyclesnacktrailBlue Blazed Hiking TrailYou are correct. It's really a hiking trail...
      Apr 21, 2017 @ 7:10am
      Apr 21, 2017
      user #1128767stonanttrailBlue Blazed Hiking TrailCan't ride most of this trail, has some...
      Apr 19, 2017 @ 12:35pm
      Apr 19, 2017
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      Recent Activity

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      user #1385805Bim6180wishlisttrailUpper Gussy
      Aug 15, 2017 @ 8:04am
      2 days
      user #1364533TricknineraddpoiPurchase Brook Road Parking
      Jul 16, 2017 @ 3:36pm
      Jul 16, 2017
      user #1272377JRendariddentrailUpper Gussy
      Jul 6, 2017 @ 7:35am
      Jul 6, 2017
      user #1343941Hattrick2626addridelogJun 27, 2017 ride log
      Jun 30, 2017 @ 8:11am
      Jun 30, 2017
      user #830771nbehrwishlistregionUpper Paugussett State Forest
      Jun 18, 2017 @ 6:24am
      Jun 18, 2017
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      Nearby Riding Areas

      namedistance
      George C. Waldo State Park1 km
      Clatter valley 17.5 km
      Mine Hill 2 2 28 km
      Bennetts Pond / Hemlock Hills 3 9 213.1 km
      Trout Brook Valley 7 6 414.5 km

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