2 miles
Distance
519 ft
Climb
-388 ft
Descent
00:22:33
Avg time

Details

  • Riding area
    Blue Marsh
    Reading, Pennsylvania
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Global Ranking

Up and down and up and down (and repeat) is the name of the game for this trail. Mixed surface types - broken road to stone/gravel, to sand, to packed dirt, to root hell, and even some mud thrown in for good measure. Several relatively short but killer climbs followed by glorious descents rooted (hint hint) in the natural topography of this area of the lake. Combine this trail with the Highland Hill loop (continue onto Highland Hill trail at the end of this trail, then take a left on the Highland Hill fire road at the end of the HH trail to return to the end of this trail and ride it back to your origination point) for a nice medium-length loop.

Access Info

Park in the recreation lot at the State Hill Boat Launch (you can use the launch lot in between Labor Day and Memorial day but you have to use the rec lot in the summer) and the trail head is on the left side of the launch lot right after the entrance (at the bottom of the hill).

Local Trail Association
More Stats for State Hill to Highland Hill mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    130 ft
  • Altitude min
    288 ft
  • Altitude max
    478 ft
  • Altitude start
    306 ft
  • Altitude end
    436 ft
  • Grade
    1.102%
  • Grade max
    -32.161%
  • Grade min
    21.92%
  • Distance climb
    1 miles
  • Distance down
    5,038 ft
  • Distance flat
    584 ft
  • Avg time
    00:22:33
  • Avg reverse time
    00:21:07
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