Fort Yargo State Park

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AVERAGE RATING
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4.14 out of 5
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Intermediate
18
miles

Singletrack
↑ 1,800 ft
↓ 1,800 ft
909
elevation (ft)

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Trail Description
About this trail
Two primary directional loops: Yellow - 7 Miles - Easy multi-use trail that is mostly level. Blue - 12 Miles - Moderate mostly singletrack trail with some bypass-able technical features. Dont expect any fast downhills or extremely steep uphills. Limited singletrack, some double, some powerlines. Nice lake to take a dip in. Excellent camping accommodations.

Night riding is allowed, but the park closes at 9:45pm.
added by Guest December 31, 2002
Trail Features
Trail features
  • Lift Service
  • Drinking Water
  •   Night Riding
  • Pump Track
  • Restrooms
  • Winter Fat Biking
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Reviews (93)
 

Gramcounter


November 27, 2016
 
Review: A most challenging trail to ride. You better eat your wheaties before you show up to ride. Never seen more inclines than I have on the Blue trail. Some parts were quite confusing as they were not marked very well.

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Granny Gear

November 4, 2016
Bike75 Granny Gear  
 
Review: Yargo awesome as always. Something for everyone all riders beginning to intermediate.

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Bunny Hop

October 29, 2016
 
Review: Good trail system. I will be back.

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Granny Gear

July 16, 2016
villi Granny Gear  
 
Review: Rode the yellow trail I must say it was a bit confusing. The marks were not clear at certain points so we ended up backtracking a lot. It took us about 2:34 to finish ????????. Besides that is a fun trail and beautiful sceneries.

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Bunny Hop


March 14, 2016
khicks51 Bunny Hop  
 
Review: Rode the 12 mile blue loop. Fun trail with various scenic lake views along the way. Nice trail markers at each major intersection. Trail was nice but nothing special in terms of features or difficulty, a few moderate climbs and some flowly downhill sections. Worth a visit if you're way out yonder

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February 20, 2016
Guest   
 
Review: Would be much higher if not for the overgrown poison ivy along much of the bike trail between the dam and the entrance. We had three young kids riding with us and that made for a lot of concern about one falling into it or even riding through it. When you consider that you have to pay a hefty bike fee for each rider the least that could be done is to ortho back the yard on either side of the trail in the summer.

Similar Trail: Haw creek but twice as long and a bit more difficult

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Gramcounter

February 16, 2016
 
Review: Fun, fast flowy trails. Mostly smooth with a couple decent climbs and fast downhill sections. Very nice campgrounds and facilities on the lake as well.

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Granny Gear

December 29, 2015
 
Review: Very good fun trail. I am an intermediate rider so this trail was a little tough but was glad to complete it. One of the best I've been on.

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Gramcounter

December 20, 2015
nohyphens Gramcounter  
 
Review: Great trail system and well marked throughout. I only did the Tue-Thur-Sat direction, which featured some nice descents, climbs and areas to jump. Would love to go back and hit the opposite direction.

The only gripes I have with the trail are the way the state parks department maintains it (lots of pinestraw, no visible repairs) and money being charged. I have no problem donating and paying, but the money should be used for upkeep of the trail.

Similar Trail: Chicopee Woods

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Bunny Hop

December 8, 2015
 
Review: I like this place for riding my single speed. Not a lot of climbing, not a lot of descending, but it will challenge your fitness level. I've always enjoyed riding here.

Similar Trail: Not sure

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Fort Yargo State Park MTB Trail 4.14 out of 5 based on 93 ratings. 93 user reviews.
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