4 miles
Distance
477 ft
Climb
-694 ft
Descent
00:51:21
Avg time
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Abigail Trail Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Michaux State Forest
    Carlisle, Pennsylvania
  • AKA
    Abby
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Season
    Year Round
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    Drop, Rock Garden
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #40829 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    50 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Land Manager
    DCNR

In the beginning, there are a few punchy, technical climbs before getting to some rocky ridge top riding. There is a small clearing about a mile in. Go left at the clearing On top, there are several challenging rock gardens and baby-head rocks scattered all over. Right before the downhill, the rocks get pretty big and take expert bike handling skills-- classic Michaux riding. The DH to the reservoir is technical and fast. Plenty of rocks to huck and smash. Right before the end, there is a final rock garden that will give the pros hard time. It is off camber, and you've gotta whack down a bunch of gears pretty quickly.

Access Info

From EUB haul road, go right onto the Abigail trail (it's marked). From Ant Hill Trail, continue right/straight right onto the trail. To get back to EUB haul road, go left.

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More Stats for Abigail Trail mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -217 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,356 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,819 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,590 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,372 ft
  • Grade
    -1.054%
  • Grade max
    -22.93%
  • Grade min
    28.74%
  • Distance climb
    1 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    3,647 ft
  • Avg time
    00:51:21
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Status:
on Jul 12, 2020
Dry
Avg: 3.9 (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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  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

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  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
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      Abigail Trail Trail Reports

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      Jul 12, 2020 @ 4:57pm
      Jul 12, 2020
      There are a few small trees down before the main downhill. They look like they've been there a while and they are rideable. The downhill to the...
      Jan 5, 2020 @ 6:02pm
      Jan 5, 2020
      Nov 17, 2019 @ 7:34am
      Nov 17, 2019
      Leafy
      Nov 24, 2017 @ 4:23am
      Nov 24, 2017
      Nov 24, 2017 @ 4:20am
      Nov 24, 2017
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 1 rides
      • 19 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 7 rides
      • 15 miles avg distance
      All
      • 7 rides
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      Mar 7, 2020 @ 12:16pm
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      Sep 27, 2019 @ 8:49pm
      Sep 27, 2019

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      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      flag AJay50 (Sep 9, 2019 at 12:49)
       This trail is one big rock garden and not clearly marked at the intersections. It appears that more trails have been added to the park, but the maps haven't been updated
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