1 mile
Distance
438 ft
Climb
-445 ft
Descent
00:13:04
Avg time

Merritt Parkway Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Preston Forest Legacy
    Richmond, Vermont
  • AKA
    Upper Loop
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #48279 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    50 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 100 in Trail Running
    • 95 in Hiking

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Merritt Parkway is a 1 mile moderately popular blue singletrack trail located near Richmond Vermont. This mountain bike primary trail can be used both directions. On average it takes 13 minutes to complete this trail.

Disclaimer

PLEASE WALK BIKES BELOW TRAILHEAD SIGN

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Merritt Parkway mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -7 ft
  • Altitude min
    321 ft
  • Altitude max
    644 ft
  • Altitude start
    329 ft
  • Altitude end
    321 ft
  • Grade
    -0.109%
  • Grade max
    -35.109%
  • Grade min
    31.454%
  • Distance climb
    3,213 ft
  • Distance down
    3,071 ft
  • Distance flat
    285 ft
  • Avg time
    00:13:04
  • Avg reverse time
    00:20:50
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Status:
on Apr 9, 2020
Dry
Avg: 3 (4 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
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  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

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

  • 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 Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Boardwalk Boardwalk
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
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      Merritt Parkway Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Jul 21, 2020 @ 9:33am
      Jul 21, 2020
      Rejected
      Mud season over!
      Apr 9, 2020 @ 7:13pm
      Apr 9, 2020
      reporter closed for mud season
      Apr 9, 2020 @ 4:16pm
      Apr 9, 2020
      reporter closed for mud season
      Mar 20, 2020 @ 12:28pm
      Mar 20, 2020
      too wet to ride
      Nov 2, 2019 @ 8:22am
      Nov 2, 2019
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
      •  
      6 Months
      • 94 rides
      • 8 miles avg distance
      All
      • 614 rides
      •  

      Photos

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      62 |
      Nov 2, 2019 @ 8:23am
      Nov 2, 2019
      116 |
      Sep 30, 2017 @ 11:27am
      Sep 30, 2017
      203 |
      Sep 30, 2017 @ 10:44am
      Sep 30, 2017

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