10.7 miles
Distance
1,040 ft
Climb
-1,025 ft
Descent
1,235 ft
High Point

This loop takes you for a tour of South Park and what it offers. The main focus is the Buffalo Ridge Trail, but it branches off to give you a little variety.

The loop starts at the main parking lot and can be ridden either direction. Small portions of this route follow roads with vehicle traffic so please use with caution.

Detailed Description
South Park Loop is a 11 mile popular intermediate route located near South Park Pennsylvania. This mountain bike primary route can be used both directions and has a moderate overall physical rating. This route includes 9 trails. This route climbs 1,040 ft with a max elevation of 1,235 ft then descends -1,025 ft.
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1 Review & Comments

  • + 0
beerdface (Sep 12, 2020 at 19:33)
I'm not sure that this is a green trail.
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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Other Activities
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    XC, Fat
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Ridelogs
    4
More Stats for South Park Loop mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    970 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,057 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,073 ft
  • Grade max
    -29.5%
  • Grade min
    23.3%
  • Distance climb
    5 miles
  • Distance down
    4 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 mile
Avg: 4 (1 votes)
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