3.3 miles
Distance
356 ft
Climb
-460 ft
Descent
00:29:18
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Brush Ridge Trail Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Coopers Gap (Rothrock State Forest)
    State College, Pennsylvania
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Season
    Summer - Fall - Winter
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #60349 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    45 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Land Owner
  • OSM Way

Brush Ridge Trail runs from Spruce Gap Road to Coopers Gap Road, but the last short section to Cooper's Gap Road is probably the most heavily trafficked. It is part of one of the main loops of the Coopers Gap area

Access Info

From Spruce Gap Rd to head in the direction of Coopers Gap Rd and to climb Dutch Alvin Trail, or from Coppers Gap Rd in the opposite direction

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Brush Ridge Trail multi-use trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -106 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,371 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,651 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,477 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,371 ft
  • Grade
    -0.6%
  • Grade max
    -22.9%
  • Grade min
    17%
  • Distance climb
    1 mile
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,152 ft
  • Avg time
    00:29:18
  • Avg reverse time
    00:39:45
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on Oct 1, 2023
Ideal
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      Brush Ridge Trail Trail Reports

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      Oct 1, 2023 @ 6:10am
      Oct 1, 2023
      May 26, 2023 @ 3:56pm
      May 26, 2023
      reporter A bit grueling in the uphill spots, but very fast for the some other parts
      Nov 23, 2022 @ 6:06pm
      Nov 23, 2022
      Freeze/thaw conditions with prevalent mud and slippery leaves
      Aug 9, 2022 @ 5:53am
      Aug 9, 2022
      brush cut with FOCGs
      Jun 29, 2022 @ 4:10am
      Jun 29, 2022
      Descent from chestnut spring to the road overgrown, difficult because you can't see but you know there's rocks lurking on this one waiting to...
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      6 Months
      • 2 rides
      • 22.2 km avg distance
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      • 45 rides
      • Last: Apr 13, 2024

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      Apr 13, 2019 @ 1:22pm
      Apr 13, 2019

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