1,611 ft
Distance
-185 ft
Descent
00:05:03
Avg time

Dr J Freeride Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
  • Riding Area
    North Park
    Allison Park, Pennsylvania
  • AKA
    Dr. J
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Double Black Diamond (1 vote)
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    May to November
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    Bridge, Drop, Jump, Rock Face, Roller Coaster, Skinny
  • Global Ranking
    #19677 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    85 in Mountain Biking
  • Year Opened
    2011
  • Land Manager
    Allegheny County Parks

The Dr J Freeride Trail is an advanced trail for intermediate-advanced level freeride enthusiasts. The trail is fast and flowy with elevated wooden bridges, drop-off features, jumps, banked turns, a rock garden and skinny wooden bridge features.

Access Info

Parking can be found near the pool or near the baseball fields to the south east of the pool. The trail will be off of a gravel path that starts at the corner of 2 of the roads.

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Dr J Freeride bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -185 ft
  • Altitude min
    997 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,182 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,182 ft
  • Altitude end
    997 ft
  • Grade
    -11.5%
  • Grade max
    -23.5%
  • Grade min
    -3.4%
  • Distance down
    1,611 ft
  • Avg time
    00:05:03
  • Avg reverse time
    00:10:26
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Status:
on May 11, 2022
Ideal
Avg: 4.5 (10 votes)
Your vote: 0

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Trail Conditions
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  • Ideal
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      Dr J Freeride Trail Reports

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      May 11, 2022 @ 8:09am
      May 11, 2022
      Very small amounts of wet/mud on the climb out.
      Apr 16, 2022 @ 10:26am
      Apr 16, 2022
      Closed for muddy conditions
      Aug 21, 2021 @ 4:03pm
      Aug 21, 2021
      Jul 20, 2021 @ 5:32am
      Jul 20, 2021
      Large tree has been cleared and bridge repaired.
      Jun 17, 2021 @ 2:18pm
      Jun 17, 2021
      Large tree down across trail, blocking trail. Down right after the berms
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 11 rides
      • 8 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 40 rides
      • 8 miles avg distance
      All
      • 754 rides
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      May 13, 2021 @ 8:27am
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      May 13, 2021 @ 8:27am
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      Mar 18, 2021 @ 5:43pm
      Mar 18, 2021
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      Mar 18, 2021 @ 5:43pm
      Mar 18, 2021

      2 Reviews & Comments

      • + 1
      Old-Dude-Shreds (Sep 29, 2016 at 8:46)
       This actually a Double Black Diamond trail, states it right on the Board before entering the 1st drop. The course has 3 nice drop offs---a whales tail, long wooden berm with small drop and the track is fast....Great Free Ride !!!
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      josuitcase (Aug 18, 2018 at 6:20)
       Yeah let him
      [Reply]





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