1.5 miles
Distance
18 ft
Climb
-521 ft
Descent
00:15:55
Avg time

Turtle Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Southern Michaux State Forest
    Chambersburg, Pennsylvania
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #15613 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #33083 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    85 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 95 in Trail Running
    • 80 in Hiking

This trail is sweeping turns with sections of rocks in a few areas. The trail is not super difficult and is great to ride year-round.

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More Stats for Turtle multi-use trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -503 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,136 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,639 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,639 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,135 ft
  • Grade
    -6.3%
  • Grade max
    -24.8%
  • Grade min
    10.2%
  • Distance climb
    469 ft
  • Distance down
    1 mile
  • Distance flat
    614 ft
  • Avg time
    00:15:55
  • Avg reverse time
    00:23:55
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Status:
on Sep 17, 2022
Ideal
Avg: 4.75 (4 votes)
Your vote: 0

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Snow Cover Inadequate
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
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  • Very Dry
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      Turtle Trail Reports

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      Sep 17, 2022 @ 4:04am
      Sep 17, 2022
      May 5, 2022 @ 7:34am
      May 5, 2022
      Oct 24, 2021 @ 8:10am
      Oct 24, 2021
      May 30, 2021 @ 3:14pm
      May 30, 2021
      Mess of trees down right after the rock descent, right before the creek crossing.
      May 15, 2021 @ 4:22pm
      May 15, 2021
      large tree down at the rock roll
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 46 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance
      All
      • 224 rides
      • Last: Sep 24, 2022

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      Apr 16, 2022 @ 7:51am
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      Apr 16, 2022 @ 7:50am
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      47 |
      May 30, 2021 @ 3:15pm
      May 30, 2021

      2 Reviews & Comments

      • + 0
      CPeris (Feb 20, 2022 at 15:44)
      Climbed this to get back to the truck. Did some minor trail clean up after a week of windy Feb weather. Good trail conditions and well built.
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      tmordosky NICA TTC (Jun 29, 2019 at 18:28)
      AMAZING
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      MTB on the 'Turtle' trail in Mont Alto,...
      9:16 | 244 | Oct 20, 2020 , Chambersburg
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