3 miles
226 ft
-735 ft
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Cowbell Hollow Trail


  • Riding Area
    RB Winter State Park
    Williamsport, Pennsylvania
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
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  • Season
    All Year
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  • Land Manager

Cowbell Hollow has long been a "must do" ride in Bald Eagle, despite the end of it dropping you out at the far eastern edge of the trail network. The preferred direction to ride it is from west to east, which becomes readily apparent once you look at the elevation profile.

Cowbell Hollow Trail starts out as an access road to a large food plot planted by the Wild Turkey Federation. Stay to the left of the field to enter the trail proper. The trail quickly drops into a drainage where a hiking trail bisects it. Stay straight here, and climb to the other side. At this point, the trail has "naturalized" into a ribbon of singletrack meanders through a slightly larger clearing.

Shortly after this meander, the trail crests the rise and begins to gradually turn downhill. When you notice the forest change from newer trees and shrubs and begins to be dominated by larger trees, be prepared for the bottom to drop out of the trail. From this point on, the trail maintains a 10-15% downhill grade, with a few washed out sections. This continues for well over a mile. The end has a few wooden bridges that can be slick, so be careful. Eventually, the trail dumps you out at a cabin and just short of the road.

Access Info

From White Deer Creek Rd (uphill direction) or Cooper Mill Rd (downhill direction)

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Cowbell Hollow Trail bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -508 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,098 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,707 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,607 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,098 ft
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    5,010 ft
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    48 ft
  • Avg time
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on Jun 15, 2018
Avg: 4 (3 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
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  • Very Dry
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Jun 15, 2018 @ 8:51am
Jun 15, 2018
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1 Review & Comments

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flag MTBeers (Nov 25, 2017 at 17:49)
 Fun trail, very scenic. Road this trail in June. Grass was overgrown in the field at the start and tick infested! I brushed two off me once I got in the woods, and pulled another one off in the shower when I got home.

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