823 ft
Distance
-99 ft
Descent
00:01:20
Avg time

Widow Maker Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Wissahickon Valley Park
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Black Diamond (4 votes)
  • Trail Type
    Doubletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC, Gravel, Adaptive MTB
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #14188 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #26097 in Trail Running
    • #9949 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    60 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 100 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Land Manager
    Philadelphia Parks and Recreation

Wide and steep trail with several lines and lots of chunky and loose rock. Ends onto Forbidden Drive so please check your speed as that is a particularly busy area.

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Widow Maker bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -99 ft
  • Altitude min
    106 ft
  • Altitude max
    205 ft
  • Altitude start
    205 ft
  • Altitude end
    105 ft
  • Grade
    -12%
  • Grade max
    -30.6%
  • Grade min
    -3.8%
  • Distance down
    823 ft
  • Avg time
    00:01:20
  • Avg reverse time
    00:10:23
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on Dec 17, 2021
Variable
Avg: 3.75 (4 votes)
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Trail Conditions
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  • Snow Groomed
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  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
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  • Very Dry
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      Widow Maker Trail Reports

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      Dec 17, 2021 @ 1:37pm
      Dec 17, 2021
      Large tree down. You can climb under for now, and there's enough space to shove a bike under too. Otherwise it's still covered in a lot of...
      Jul 28, 2021 @ 1:58pm
      Jul 28, 2021
      Jul 22, 2021 @ 3:59am
      Jul 22, 2021
      Jun 23, 2021 @ 11:24am
      Jun 23, 2021
      Jun 12, 2021 @ 6:48am
      Jun 12, 2021
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 7 rides
      • 9 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 94 rides
      • 13 miles avg distance
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      • 1,657 rides
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