3 miles
528 ft
-527 ft
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Poor House Farm Loop Trail


  • Riding area
    Poor House Farm Park
    Martinsburg, West Virginia
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
  • Bike type
    AM, XC, Fat, Adaptive MTB
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
  • Physical rating
  • Season
    Stay off after rain or really wet conditions
  • Family Friendly
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on trail
    Rock Face
  • Global Ranking
  • Year Opened
  • Land Manager
    Berkeley 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.

Access Info

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 min
    589 ft
  • Altitude max
    746 ft
  • Altitude start
    590 ft
  • Altitude end
    590 ft
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    1 miles
  • Distance down
    1 miles
  • Distance flat
    2,482 ft
  • Avg time
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on Mar 13, 2018
Freeze/thaw Cycle
Avg: 4 (1 votes)

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Layers winter
Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to poor-house-farm-loop trailhead (39.458850, -78.038949)
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Poor House Farm Loop Trail Reports

Mar 13, 2018 @ 7:02am
Mar 13, 2018
reporter If your riding early your okay. Sun thaws it out and gets sloppy on the back side. We have cleared debris and trail is flowing good.
Nov 24, 2017 @ 9:02am
Nov 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 @ 6:36pm
Oct 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 @ 6:08pm
Oct 10, 2017
reporter Just a little fuzzy in a few spots but passable and a blast to ride right now.
Jul 3, 2017 @ 4:57pm
Jul 3, 2017
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...
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Dec 27, 2016 @ 6:45am
Dec 27, 2016
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Dec 27, 2016 @ 5:03am
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Poor House Farm Loop
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Dec 27, 2016 @ 5:03am
Dec 27, 2016
Poor House Farm Loop

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