3 miles
Distance
536 ft
Climb
-458 ft
Descent
00:23:17
Avg time

Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Ascutney Trails
    Brownsville, Vermont
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T1 Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • Season
    Memorial Day to Nov. 1
  • Family Friendly
    Yes
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    Bridge
  • Global Ranking
    #82474 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    10 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 50 in Hiking

Best ridden clockwise. Enter park and go right on Campground road.

Access Info

Park across from Mt. Ascutney State Park. Enter park on bike and tell ranger you are riding Swoops and Loops (no fee).

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Swoops & Loops Trail mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    78 ft
  • Altitude min
    516 ft
  • Altitude max
    690 ft
  • Altitude start
    516 ft
  • Altitude end
    594 ft
  • Grade
    0.434%
  • Grade max
    -23.607%
  • Grade min
    33.851%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    1 miles
  • Distance flat
    2,039 ft
  • Avg time
    00:23:17
  • Avg reverse time
    00:50:22
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Status:
on May 18, 2020
Ideal
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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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  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      Directions to swoops--loops-trail trailhead (43.437809, -72.405714)
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      Swoops & Loops Trail Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      May 18, 2020 @ 3:42pm
      May 18, 2020
      reporter
      May 9, 2020 @ 5:38am
      May 9, 2020
      reporter Official Opening Memorial Day
      Apr 7, 2020 @ 5:54am
      Apr 7, 2020
      reporter CLOSED TO ALL BIKING!!
      Apr 7, 2020 @ 5:25am
      Apr 7, 2020
      reporter CLOSED DURING STATEWIDE STAY AT HOME ORDER
      Nov 2, 2019 @ 4:20am
      Nov 2, 2019
      reporter Closed for the season, until Friday of memorial Day weekend.
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      flag Jimbikeski STAB (Apr 5, 2019 at 19:41)
       This trail is within Mt Ascutney State Park. Each year it is open from Memorial Day weekend to November 1st. An excellent novice loop, but fun for all. Park across from park entrance. Start by entering park and ride in clockwise direction.
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