9.5 miles
549 ft
-555 ft
344 ft
High Point

This is an easy spin on some of the older trails in big river. It's a nice mix of pine covered loam, roots and stream crossings. there are some difficult sections on Lower Piney, but those can be walked up or down if you're not ready for this section of trail.

Overall, this route will give you that classic rolling cross country feeling. You'll go up, you'll go down. You won't have to huck to flat, unless you really want to.

Happy Trails.

Detailed Description
Big River Classic XC Style is a 10 mile popular intermediate route located near West Greenwich Rhode Island. This mountain bike only route can be used both directions and has a easy overall physical rating. This route includes 5 trails. This route climbs 549 ft with a max elevation of 344 ft then descends -555 ft.
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Trails in Route

Sizzler Extension3,261 ft
Upper Piney1 mile
Ken3,012 ft
Muddy3,232 ft
Burnt Sawmill IN682 ft


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    Both Directions
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More Stats for Big River Classic XC Style mountain bike route
  • Avg time
    1 hr 48 min
  • Altitude min
    253 ft
  • Altitude start
    260 ft
  • Altitude end
    256 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    4 miles
  • Distance down
    4 miles
  • Distance flat
    2 miles
Avg: 4.5 (2 votes)
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Having Fun in the Rain?
Having Fun in the Rain?
trail: Muddy
1:39 | 437 | comments: 6 | favs: 3
Jun 10, 2013
Riding while it was pouring. I had nothing else to do and I thought it would be fun to try out. It was wet not muddy theres a slight difference....
steve's spring break mountain bike edit
steve's spring break mountain bike edit
trail: Muddy
3:34 | 222 | comments: 2 | favs: 2
Mar 22, 2014
had a nice warm day to film in the woods. Just ripped some muddy soggy trails. Not a lot of jumps just pedaling and fun during my spring break.

Recent Trail Reports Along Route

Burnt Sawmill IN
Feb 10, 2024 @ 6:22am
Feb 10, 2024
Dec 17, 2023 @ 8:56am
Dec 17, 2023
Many downed trees, some saplings growing on trail.
Dec 17, 2023 @ 6:07am
Dec 17, 2023
Sizzler Extension
Oct 9, 2023 @ 2:31pm
Oct 9, 2023
Running well.
Upper Piney
Oct 8, 2023 @ 2:27pm
Oct 8, 2023
In good shape. A mud puddle here and there but very rideable.
more reports »
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