Riding areaPoor House Farm Park
Martinsburg, West Virginia
Bike typeAM, XC, Fat, Adaptive MTB
Trail UsageBiking Primary
SeasonStay off after rain or really wet conditions
TTFs on trailRock Face
Land ManagerBerkeley County Parks and Rec
The Park property is longer than it is wide. Our loop starts right at the first tee box for the Frisbee golf course. Start by parking in the lot near the barn and ride down to a wooden bridge crossing a stream. Once over the stream, go to the left.
At the picnic table, you'll see a blue arrow in a tree. This is the start of the singletrack. The trail runs back and forth up the grade of the hill. At the top, you'll find another picnic table. This is a good spot to regroup and catch a breather. The climb needs a little more work, its not easy in some spots.
From the picnic table, go about 15 yards straight then look for the trail to your right. More signs are coming in the future. Follow the blue marks through to the next clearing. Here, you'll ride straight out and be looking to your left for re-entry to the woods.
The trail and transitions from here are pretty easy to follow. We have some really fun sections with more trail to come. For now, once you reach the end of the completed trail, take the perimeter fire road up the hill to your right and there are multiple routes to get back down to the bottom. We are working to solidify the descent and get it marked. Any questions can be directed to THUMB MTB Club. Find us on Facebook.
Night riding only permitted on Wednesdays until 8pm.
Recreat at your own risk. Night riding only permitted on Wednesdays until 8pm.
Local Trail Association
More Stats for Poor House Farm Loop mountain bike trail
Altitude min589 ft
Altitude max746 ft
Altitude start590 ft
Altitude end590 ft
Distance climb1 miles
Distance down1 miles
Distance flat2,482 ft
Avg reverse time00:06:53
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- Snow Packed
- Snow Covered
- Freeze/thaw Cycle
- Prevalent Mud
- Very Dry
Poor House Farm Loop Trail Reports
Nov 24, 2017 @ 9:02amNov 24, 2017
|reporter This was a night ride. Night riding is now permitted on Wednesday nights only until 8pm. We have permission to do that.|
Oct 25, 2017 @ 6:36pmOct 25, 2017
|reporter Trail is good to go...still some marking that's needed but the trails are in great fall shape!|
Oct 10, 2017 @ 6:08pmOct 10, 2017
|reporter Just a little fuzzy in a few spots but passable and a blast to ride right now.|
Jul 3, 2017 @ 4:57pmJul 3, 2017
|reporter Rode the trails this morning, briers are getting a little bad but passable. The big tree issues have been taken care of and the club has started...|
May 29, 2017 @ 6:03amMay 29, 2017
|Large tree down across trail, blocking trail The trail is not well marked throughout most of the loop. A few trees at tue beginning are marked...|
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