1.1 miles
Distance
99 ft
Climb
-364 ft
Descent
00:10:05
Avg time

6 Penny Downhill Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    French Creek State Park
    Reading, Pennsylvania
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Black Diamond (1 vote)
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    Drop, Rock Garden
  • Global Ranking
    #49094 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #24634 in Trail Running
    • #16975 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    60 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 70 in Trail Running
    • 60 in Hiking
  • Land Manager
    Pennsylvania Department of Conservation & Natural Resources

This trail is fast, and gnarly. There are small drops the entire way down, as well as long loose rock gardens. Be aware of hikers coming up and down, this is a shared trail.

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for 6 Penny Downhill mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -264 ft
  • Altitude min
    596 ft
  • Altitude max
    951 ft
  • Altitude start
    860 ft
  • Altitude end
    596 ft
  • Grade
    -4.484%
  • Grade max
    -27.882%
  • Grade min
    8.491%
  • Distance climb
    1,941 ft
  • Distance down
    3,651 ft
  • Distance flat
    304 ft
  • Avg time
    00:10:05
  • Avg reverse time
    00:13:58
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Status:
on May 8, 2021
Variable
Avg: 4.15 (8 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      6 Penny Downhill Trail Reports

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      May 8, 2021 @ 6:52am
      May 8, 2021
      May 2, 2021 @ 6:37am
      May 2, 2021
      May 11, 2019 @ 4:26am
      May 11, 2019
      Nov 11, 2018 @ 11:23am
      Nov 11, 2018
      Some standing water at the top and so many leaves, it's treacherous.
      Oct 28, 2018 @ 8:41am
      Oct 28, 2018
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 6 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 57 rides
      • 13 miles avg distance
      All
      • 459 rides
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      6 Penny Downhill - French Creek State Park, PA
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