1,152 ft
Distance
24 ft
Climb
-16 ft
Descent
00:05:20
Avg time

On the Rocks Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Rockhouse
    Oxford, Connecticut
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    Rock Garden
  • Local Popularity
    45 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 60 in Hiking

This trail rides on some rock ledge and has many rock garden climbs and technical areas. This was designed specifically as a technical, challenging trail. Please do not ride off of the trail to bypass difficult terrain. Walk your bike if needed.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for On the Rocks mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    6 ft
  • Altitude min
    490 ft
  • Altitude max
    515 ft
  • Altitude start
    490 ft
  • Altitude end
    495 ft
  • Grade
    0.5%
  • Grade max
    -13.9%
  • Grade min
    8.5%
  • Distance climb
    535 ft
  • Distance down
    302 ft
  • Distance flat
    315 ft
  • Avg time
    00:05:20
  • Avg reverse time
    00:03:18
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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
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular
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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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      On the Rocks Trail Reports

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      Aug 18, 2020 @ 7:50am
      Aug 18, 2020
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 6 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 127 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
      All
      • 0 rides
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