551 ft
Distance
-116 ft
Descent
00:03:03
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  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Welsh Mountain Preserve
    New Holland, Pennsylvania
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #89032 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #14154 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    70 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 95 in Hiking
  • Land Owner
    Lancaster County Conservancy and Lancaster County Parks and Recreation

The NUMBER ONE priority for Welsh Mt. (for bikers and hikers) is for Lancaster County Parks and Recreation to partner with SAMBA to replace this "red" section of trail with a "blue" sustainable switchback type trail.

This trail is unsanctioned.

Disclaimer

Severe erosion. Best to avoid.

Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Cockscomb Loop (erosion) (red blaze) multi-use trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -116 ft
  • Altitude min
    862 ft
  • Altitude max
    979 ft
  • Altitude start
    979 ft
  • Altitude end
    863 ft
  • Grade
    -21.1%
  • Grade max
    -27.4%
  • Grade min
    -14.9%
  • Distance down
    551 ft
  • Avg time
    00:03:03
  • Avg reverse time
    00:07:03
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on Jul 8, 2022
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      Cockscomb Loop... Trail Reports

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      Jul 8, 2022 @ 1:20pm
      Jul 8, 2022
      Wow steep and loose rocks/gravel difficult even for a hike a bike in decent shoes
      Jul 26, 2018 @ 8:00pm
      Jul 26, 2018
      Jul 25, 2018 @ 8:00am
      Jul 25, 2018
      please allow trails to dry out until Friday
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
      •  
      6 Months
      • 4 rides
      • 7 miles avg distance
      All
      • 43 rides
      • Last: Sep 14, 2022

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      4 Reviews & Comments

      • + 1
      trixy (May 28, 2019 at 19:27)
      A good sustainable climb trail in the western end of money rocks park north face is long over do!
      [Reply]
      • + 1
      RDSmtbiker (May 28, 2019 at 19:50)
      amen for hikers and bikers
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      • + 1
      RDSmtbiker (May 23, 2019 at 19:14)
      The NUMBER ONE priority for Welsh Mt. (for bikers and hikers) is for Lancaster County Parks and Recreation to partner with SAMBA to replace this "red" section of trail with a "blue" sustainable switchback type trail.
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      weaverlandbikepark360 (Jun 21, 2018 at 18:48)
      Old school downhill Trail. "Watch for those off-camber railroad tie water bars"
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