18.1 miles
Distance
1,962 ft
Climb
-1,984 ft
Descent
826 ft
High Point

The big loop at Bear Brook, best ridden this one direction.

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Trails in Route

Pitch Pine1,568 ft
Hemlock2 miles
Campground2,766 ft
Pitch Pine2,333 ft
Broken Boulder3,947 ft
Chipmunk2 miles
Bobcat trail1,827 ft
Bear Hill1 mile
Ferret1,175 ft
Hedgehog Ledge1 mile
Bear Hill676 ft
Lane1,381 ft
Carr Ridge1 mile
Cascade1,027 ft
Catamount Shortcut1,460 ft
Catamount Hill2,516 ft
Wildcat3,540 ft
Alp D' Huez200 ft
Sentinel Pine148 ft
One Mile1,483 ft
Bear Brook1 mile
Little Bear3,973 ft
Big Bear3,999 ft

Details

  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Ridelogs
    5
More Stats for Bear Brook big loop mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    323 ft
  • Altitude start
    404 ft
  • Altitude end
    381 ft
  • Grade
    -0%
  • Grade max
    -32.5%
  • Grade min
    43.4%
  • Distance climb
    7 miles
  • Distance down
    7 miles
  • Distance flat
    4 miles
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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Hemlock
Dec 4, 2021 @ 8:24am
2 days
Some wet spots but great overall. Leaves are slick
Bobcat trail
Dec 4, 2021 @ 8:24am
2 days
Some wet spots but great overall. Leaves are slick
Big Bear
Nov 1, 2021 @ 7:32pm
Nov 1, 2021
Nov 1, 2021 Logging operation started. Closed includes: Big Bear, Little Bear, Bear Brook trails. Heavy equipment active on Hayes Farm Rd. Hayes Field parking was open. https://www.nhstateparks.org/news-events/improving-state-parks/bear-brook-forest-management
Bear Brook
Nov 1, 2021 @ 7:30pm
Nov 1, 2021
Nov 1, 2021 Logging operation started. Closed includes: Big Bear, Little Bear, Bear Brook trails. Heavy equipment active on Hayes Farm Rd. Hayes Field parking was open. https://www.nhstateparks.org/news-events/improving-state-parks/bear-brook-forest-management
Little Bear
Nov 1, 2021 @ 3:59pm
Nov 1, 2021
Nov 1, 2021 Logging operation started. Closed includes: Big Bear, Little Bear, Bear Brook trails. Heavy equipment active on Hayes Farm Rd. Hayes Field parking was open.
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