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2 miles
88 ft
-376 ft
Avg time

Yellow Scout Details

  • Riding area
    Alpine, New Jersey
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
    Wilderness Trail
  • Bike type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
  • Physical rating
  • TTFs on trail
    Jump, Rock Garden, Roller Coaster
  • Global Ranking

This is not a beginner or green trail. Being a local, I think it's easy for us to forget that people from out of state who aren't used to our natural North Jersey landscape features will find this challenging due to the rock gardens, steep climbing sections, roots, stream crossings, and log-overs. Also, the proper name for this is Yellow Scout, not Yellow Dot.


Access Info

Park at the intersection of Ruckman and Anderson or at the Anderson/Hickory Lane entrance

This trail is Unsanctioned, Ride at your own Risk!


Please note this is an unsactioned trail that is used by the Boy Scout at times on the weekend so please be courteous and give them the right of way.

More Stats for Yellow Scout mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -288 ft
  • Altitude min
    172 ft
  • Altitude max
    544 ft
  • Altitude start
    459 ft
  • Altitude end
    172 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    2,314 ft
  • Distance down
    1 miles
  • Distance flat
    797 ft
  • Avg time
  • Avg reverse time
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on Sep 1, 2018
Avg: 3 (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 yellow-scout trailhead (40.976550, -73.923490)
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Yellow Scout Trail Reports

Sep 1, 2018 @ 3:21pm
Sep 1, 2018
Hero dirt :)
Aug 7, 2018 @ 3:33am
Aug 7, 2018
Jun 15, 2018 @ 8:10am
Jun 15, 2018
Tripac for the most part but there are still some areas with lots of mud and surprisingly deep holes!
Apr 23, 2018 @ 4:03pm
Apr 23, 2018
Feb 17, 2018 @ 10:50am
Feb 17, 2018
Fast. Spots muddy
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May 30, 2017 @ 10:25am
May 30, 2017
Yellow Scout, My City

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