Mountain Biking Eastern New York Guide Book

by Michael Margulis (Falcon Guides)
Mountain Biking Eastern New York  by Michael Margulis

376pp/photos/maps
ISBN: 0762722649

Eastern New York offers trails ranging from scenic cruising to heart-pumping technically demanding singletrack. This guide outlines 74 great rides from northern New Jersey and Long Island to the backcountry wilderness of the Adirondacks. Insider tidbits about the region's rich historic background make this more than just a trail guide. Also included: detailed ride descriptions, easy-to-read maps, and tips on riding and trip preparation.

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Trails from the "Mountain Biking Eastern New York" Guide Book
Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 74.
... Preview: Mount Van Hoevenberg was the Olympic Cross Country Ski center during the thirteenth Winter Olympic Games in 1980. More than 30 miles of wide, well-graded trails are open to the public on this state-ow ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Eastern New York"
Lake Placid, NY - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 30
... Preview: The North County Trailway is great for the beginner mountain biker and the entire family. I learned about it from Alberto, an attendant at a gas station near the town of Ossining. I inquired about dir ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Eastern New York"
Peekskill, NY - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 10
... Preview: Allamuchy State Park, with its 12 miles of forest roads and singletrack, is a place worth seeking out. Riding is a mixed bag, including everything from easy cruising on well-graded forest roads to cha ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Eastern New York"
Hackettstown, NJ - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 12
... Preview: This park has rugged sections along its network of hiking and bridle paths set upon abandoned roads, but the trails are not overly difficult. An intermediate 6-mile loop is described in this ride, but ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Eastern New York"
Greenwich, CT - Cross-Country Skiing,Hiking,Horseback Riding,Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 6
... Preview: This trail runs along an abandoned railroad corridor and is graded for comfortable riding. The tracks have long since been removed, and the wide path is flat and level and travels through a fascinatin ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Eastern New York"
Wurtsboro, NY - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 10
... Preview: This ride tours the hilly, hard-packed country backroads that weave through the village of Bedford in Westchester County. It’s of medium difficulty. Perhaps it’s a blessing that it’s not a technical r ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Eastern New York"
Bedford, NY - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 11
... Preview: More than 23 miles of singletrack and doubletrack trails await the energetic intermediate rider in the mood for adventure. An interesting network of snowmobile trails connects three beautiful lakes. W ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Eastern New York"
Old Forge, NY - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 23
... Preview: A rigorous 18-mile loop passes through attractive forests, meandering streams, sparkling ponds and lakes, and even a small waterfall. The riding is along snowmobile trails that are maintained year-rou ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Eastern New York"
Old Forge, NY - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 18
... Preview: A magnificent network of designated mountain bike trails winds through some spectacular scenery in the Hudson Highlands. Blue Mountain Reservation in Peekskill, New York, is one of the rare Westcheste ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Eastern New York"
Tarrytown, NY - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 7
... Preview: Roughly 10 miles of hard-packed carriage roads traverse the unique mountain ridges of the scenic and spectacular Shawangunk Mountains. More than 5,600 acres of precipitous, craggy cliffs, glens, mount ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Eastern New York"
New Paltz, NY - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 10
... Preview: Seeking a long day of easy riding? Set your wheels down on the secluded former estate of the Marshall Field family for an 8-mile loop. More than 15 miles of hard-packed wide dirt roads and bridle path ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Eastern New York"
Huntington, NY - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 15
... Preview: Cedar River Flow provides the eastern access into the Moose River Plains Recreation Area. A 22-mile, out-and-back (11 miles one way), doubletrack dirt road penetrates into the eastern section of the M ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Eastern New York"
Indian Lake, NY - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 22
... Preview: There are a variety of trails in this 6,500-acre state park, located in the northern half of the Highlands, only 50 miles north of Manhattan. The rolling terrain is crisscrossed by forest roads, bridl ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Eastern New York"
Cold Spring, NY - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 16
... Preview: For an easy morning or afternoon ride, set your wheels down on this relatively unknown 3,000-acre preserve. It offers a 4-mile loop-and-other mixture of wide, hard-packed, old abandoned dirt roads and ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Eastern New York"
Edgewood, NY - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 4
... Preview: Mountain biking along this flat, hard-packed, unimproved jeep sand trail gives you access to one of Long Island’s finest beaches and charming beach communities lining the eastern portion of Fire Islan ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Eastern New York"
Fire Island, NY - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 14
... Preview: Combine 8 miles of easy cruising along a beautiful, forested country road. Add another 8 miles of singletrack through the dense hemlock forests in the New York State Catskill Forest Preserve. Throw in ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Eastern New York"
Claryville, NY - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 8
... Preview: Franklin D. Roosevelt State Park is evidence that good things, even places to mountain bike, come in small packages. This state park is not deep in the heart of wilderness. It’s not hammerhead heaven ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Eastern New York"
Yorktown Heights, NY - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 5
... Preview: NOTE: THIS TRAIL IS NO LONGER MAINTAINED FOR MOUNTAIN BIKING. This new singletrack has been recently created for the Long Island hammerhead crowd. It is relatively unknown, but it is grade-A material. ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Eastern New York"
Hauppauge, NY - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 5
... Preview: The rewards of this ride are twofold. This journey ascends gently through a secluded and attractive valley of the Kanape Brook. The ride terminates 3 miles later at the 2,000-foot forested saddle betw ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Eastern New York"
Kingston, NY - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 6
... Preview: This dated north-south forest road trail rests along the crest of the Kittatinny Mountains located in Sussex County in the northwest corner of New Jersey. It passes through a very scenic forest packed ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Eastern New York"
Sussex, NJ - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 10