1.1 miles
Distance
99 ft
Climb
-364 ft
Descent
00:10:27
Avg time

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
    50 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 55 in Trail Running
    • 40 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
    00:10:27
  • Avg reverse time
    00:18:30
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on Nov 22, 2022
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Avg: 4.15 (8 votes)
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      6 Penny Downhill Trail Reports

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      Nov 22, 2022 @ 4:00am
      Nov 22, 2022
      reporter
      Seven total trees cleared from Six Penny Loop by French Creek Trail Crew.
      Aug 16, 2022 @ 5:36pm
      Aug 16, 2022
      reporter
      Portion of trail west of service road to Orange/Green connector trimmed by Berks Trail Works and French Creek DCNR.
      Aug 16, 2022 @ 5:33pm
      Aug 16, 2022
      reporter
      Top portion of trail trimmed by Berks Trail Works and French Creek DCNR
      Mar 5, 2022 @ 8:38am
      Mar 5, 2022
      reporter
      Dec 22, 2021 @ 9:11am
      Dec 22, 2021
      reporter
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 1 rides
      • 7 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 49 rides
      • 16 miles avg distance
      All
      • 685 rides
      • Last: Jan 19, 2023

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      Aug 16, 2022 @ 5:36pm
      Aug 16, 2022
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      Aug 16, 2022 @ 5:33pm
      Aug 16, 2022

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      6 Penny Downhill - French Creek State Park, PA
      554 | Oct 17, 2020 , Birdsboro
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