927 ft
29 ft
-10 ft
Avg time

Glacier 8 Details

  • Riding Area
    Hidden Pond Park
    Hauppauge, New York
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
  • Bike Type
  • Trail Usage
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Season
  • Global Ranking
    #33243 in Mountain Biking
  • Land Manager
    Town of Islip

Basically it's a singletrack with some respectable climbs. It's not very technical, with only a couple log features, but it makes up for that with the elevation gains and of course if you go up you get to come down to some nice banked turns.

Park near the tennis courts and head down the trail next to them towards the golf course bear right and continue north. Follow the Yellow/Blue Dot to the Yellow Blaze trail. This area is pretty flat but a little rooty in spots. Continue around the yellow back to yellow/blue and then head back south with the golf course on your right. Follow that up to the Blue Blaze Trail and start to climb. From there you'll go from Blue Blaze trail to the curvy Orange Blaze downhill, back on Blue Blaze for a bit, then Pink Blaze (more climbing) and finally, back on Blue Blaze to the beginning.

Access Info

see above.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Glacier 8 bike trail
  • Altitude change
    19 ft
  • Altitude min
    89 ft
  • Altitude max
    111 ft
  • Altitude start
    92 ft
  • Altitude end
    111 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    521 ft
  • Distance down
    146 ft
  • Distance flat
    261 ft
  • Avg time
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on Nov 4, 2018
Avg: 3.5 (2 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

  • 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 Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Other Other
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