3.2 miles
Distance
57 ft
Climb
-633 ft
Descent
00:33:08
Avg time

Pigpile Trail Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Coopers Gap
    State College, Pennsylvania
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Season
    Summer Fall
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #15808 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #75953 in Trail Running
    • #42623 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    85 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 65 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Year Opened
    2001
  • Land Manager
  • OSM Way

Fast flowing ridge ride in the downhill direction to Flat Rd

Access Info

To climb come in off Flat Rd. Connect to Bigelow Trail or Sassy Pig coming off alternate places from Kettle Rd

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Pigpile Trail mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -576 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,708 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,284 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,284 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,708 ft
  • Grade
    -3.452%
  • Grade max
    -21.177%
  • Grade min
    12.784%
  • Distance climb
    1,815 ft
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    3,135 ft
  • Avg time
    00:33:08
  • Avg reverse time
    00:53:44
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Status:
on Apr 20, 2021
Ideal
Avg: 4.8 (5 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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  • One Direction
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  • mountain biking (>6 month)
  • hiking (1 year)
  • moto (1 year)
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      Pigpile Trail Trail Reports

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      Apr 20, 2021 @ 3:12pm
      Apr 20, 2021
      multiple trees down blocking trail. 95% rideable though.
      Jun 13, 2020 @ 7:41am
      Jun 13, 2020
      reporter
      May 25, 2019 @ 10:24am
      May 25, 2019
      Large tree down across trail, blocking trail
      May 25, 2019 @ 9:04am
      May 25, 2019
      Tree down blocking the trail.
      Sep 4, 2017 @ 5:13pm
      Sep 4, 2017
      Tree down
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
      •  
      6 Months
      • 73 rides
      • 44 miles avg distance
      All
      • 138 rides
      •  

      Photos

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      Aug 30, 2020 @ 8:16am
      Aug 30, 2020
      42 |
      May 30, 2019 @ 8:04am
      May 30, 2019
      47 |
      May 25, 2019 @ 7:52pm
      May 25, 2019
      70 |
      May 25, 2019 @ 9:05am
      May 25, 2019

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      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      rmchirico (Apr 29, 2019 at 18:54)
       Awesome winding singletrack with Rock gardens. Super fun!
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