3,155 ft
Distance
-18 ft
Descent
00:03:12
Avg time

Picnic Area Trail Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Laurel Mountain
    Ligonier, Pennsylvania
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical Rating
    Easy
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #125488 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #37736 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    80 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 90 in Hiking
  • Land Manager
    Forbes State Forest

This trail provides the easiest connection to Rector-Eddie Road and on to Wolf Rocks overlook for beginners parking at Laurel Summit State Park. This singletrack starts part way along the Bog Trail and also experiences a higher usage by other trail users than some of the more remote trails. The trail is level with a few wet areas and rooty areas.

Access Info

Due to the nature of the soil and the ridge top location these trails should be avoided after it has recently rained. This a also a great place to cross country ski in the winter since the Laurel Ridge gets more snow than anywhere else Trails are closed to biking during snow cover. See www.paccsa.org/lrwebcam for webcam.

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Picnic Area Trail mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -18 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,710 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,729 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,729 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,710 ft
  • Grade
    -0.583%
  • Grade max
    -1.593%
  • Grade min
    0.046%
  • Distance down
    2,423 ft
  • Distance flat
    732 ft
  • Avg time
    00:03:12
  • Avg reverse time
    00:04:28
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  • Snow Groomed
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  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
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  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      Picnic Area Trail Trail Reports

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      Jun 16, 2019 @ 1:55pm
      Jun 16, 2019
      A little slimy.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 1 rides
      • 8 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 35 rides
      • 17 miles avg distance
      All
      • 94 rides
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      Jun 17, 2019 @ 3:46pm
      Jun 17, 2019

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