13.8 miles
Distance
409 ft
Climb
-414 ft
Descent
235 ft
High Point

Fat Bike loops at Essex and BCF out and back via snowmobile trail. *This route is closed when snowmobile trail closes - respect land owner wishes

Detailed Description
Essex Woods to BCF Fat Bike Loops is a 14 mile less popular intermediate route located near Bangor Maine. This mountain bike only route can be used both directions and has a moderate overall physical rating. This route includes 15 trails. This route climbs 409 ft with a max elevation of 235 ft then descends -414 ft.
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2 Reviews & Comments

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19danderson (Aug 13, 2020 at 6:44)
Trail Rabbit Trail
More like a green circle... its graded, wide singletrack
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FallsDownOnTrails (Aug 12, 2020 at 5:24)
Trail West Trail
Quick and fun beginner loop when done with the entire "blue trail" in the Bangor Forest. Watch out for people walking and other bikers as it's fairly busy every day. I like it best with my hardtail.
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  • Winter only route
  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    Fat
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Ridelogs
    24
More Stats for Essex Woods to BCF Fat Bike Loops mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    104 ft
  • Altitude start
    204 ft
  • Altitude end
    200 ft
  • Grade
    -0%
  • Grade max
    -28.5%
  • Grade min
    21.8%
  • Distance climb
    4 miles
  • Distance down
    4 miles
  • Distance flat
    6 miles
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