29.6 miles
Distance
3,232 ft
Climb
-3,238 ft
Descent
1,636 ft
High Point

A fun jaunt through some of the more technical, fun downhills throughout Monte Sano State Park and the surrounding land trust. This route will take you by/near your car 2-3 times so plenty of chances to restock on food, water. Pump those tires up harder than usual because there are lots of sharp rocks!

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More Stats for Monte Sano-Best Downhills mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    -6 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,005 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,601 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,594 ft
  • Grade
    -0%
  • Grade max
    -74.9%
  • Grade min
    73%
  • Distance climb
    14 miles
  • Distance down
    11 miles
  • Distance flat
    5 miles
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