18.1 miles
Distance
1,981 ft
Climb
-1,983 ft
Descent
1,252 ft
High Point

Best trails of North Park. Park at spillway, road climb, white loop up by the pool, kotobuki down to Pro Bike Run, road climb, golf course, V8, red trail back (option to include Pfundstein for another mile). Two road climbs, but worth the trails that reward you at the top.

Detailed Description
Best of North Park is a 18 mile popular intermediate route located near Allison Park Pennsylvania. This mountain bike primary route can be used one direction and has a hard overall physical rating. This route includes 15 trails. This route climbs 1,981 ft with a max elevation of 1,252 ft then descends -1,983 ft.
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7 Reviews & Comments

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Bbliss318 (Oct 23, 2020 at 7:18)
Fun XC trail with a few downhill sections. Connect it to Pfundstein for more downhill. Also, if you're not into climbing, I recommend parking at the water tower lot up the road from the start- you can easily hop on the trail at a high point as it parallels the road in that area. Make it a loop by jumping on the red trail (otherside of the road) and riding back.

As of 10/20/20- lots of leaf cover but still good riding.
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zacklawton (Aug 19, 2020 at 20:13)
Trail Kotobuki
Berms have been added/redone on the section before the road crossing. Fast and flowy!
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Bree33 (Aug 12, 2020 at 17:07)
Great xc trail - there's more to mtb than going downhill
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bmw226 (Aug 1, 2020 at 19:13)
Down tree waist high at 1st long descent.
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PizzaMagician (Jul 1, 2020 at 7:45)
One of the most unrewarding trails I’ve ever ridden in my life. It’s pretty rare to feel like you are pedaling uphill for an entire ride, but this trail accomplishes that very perception. Whoever built this trail hated going downhill. Would not recommend this to anyone that enjoys descending.
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Teamsloan (Jun 19, 2019 at 5:38)
Trail V8
Muddy and slick. Standing water in some spots.
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beesbythesea (Nov 11, 2018 at 11:16)
10NOV18 wet, but ride able. Muddy puddles in low spots.
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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Other Activities
    • E-Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • eBike Allowed
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • Ridelogs
    2
More Stats for Best of North Park mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    965 ft
  • Altitude start
    977 ft
  • Altitude end
    978 ft
  • Grade max
    -30.6%
  • Grade min
    27.5%
  • Distance climb
    8 miles
  • Distance down
    7 miles
  • Distance flat
    2 miles
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