1 miles
149 ft
-376 ft
Avg time

Kotobuki Details

  • Riding area
    North Park
    Allison Park, Pennsylvania
  • AKA
    Smokey The Bear Downhill
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
  • Bike type
    DH, AM, XC, DJ
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical rating
  • TTFs on trail
    Bridge, Drop, Rock Face
  • Global Ranking

Kotobuki is blazed purple with black dot. It is named after a Japanese restaurant that used to exist near the start of the trail.

In 2016 there was a major reroute coordinated by Trail Pittsburgh. Rockwater Trail Services was hired in to machine build a raised tread flow trail. It has less roots and rocks than much of North Park but is still challenging due to it being a high speed downhill.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Kotobuki mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -227 ft
  • Altitude min
    978 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,253 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,206 ft
  • Altitude end
    978 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    1,930 ft
  • Distance down
    3,500 ft
  • Distance flat
    662 ft
  • Avg time
  • Avg reverse time
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on Jul 25, 2015
Avg: 3.65 (3 votes)

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Layers winter
Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to kotobuki trailhead (40.588070, -80.001890)
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Kotobuki Trail Reports

Jul 25, 2015 @ 7:00pm
Jul 25, 2015
Large tree down across trail, blocking trail
Sep 25, 2014 @ 10:13am
Sep 25, 2014
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