1.1 miles
Distance
99 ft
Climb
-364 ft
Descent
00:09:10
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6 Penny Downhill Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    French Creek State Park
    Birdsboro, 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
    45 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 50 in Trail Running
    • 35 in Hiking
  • Land Owner
    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 multi-use 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
    00:09:10
  • Avg reverse time
    00:14:05
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on Feb 10, 2024
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Avg: 4.15 (8 votes)
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      6 Penny Downhill Trail Reports

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      Feb 10, 2024 @ 1:04am
      Feb 10, 2024
      reporter Severe wash out from winter storms impacted the first half of the trail.
      Oct 22, 2023 @ 2:39am
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      Jul 2, 2023 @ 3:40am
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      May 9, 2023 @ 8:06am
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      Feb 10, 2023 @ 4:50pm
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 1 rides
      • 7 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 36 rides
      • 14 miles avg distance
      All
      • 777 rides
      • Last: Apr 23, 2024

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      Aug 16, 2022 @ 5:36pm
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      6 Penny Downhill - French Creek State Park, PA
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