Jungle Habitat

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10
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↑ 1,200 ft
↓ 1,000 ft
764
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About this trail
8-10 miles of singletrack built over the past several years. Very well-designed, constructed and maintained by NORBA, the local mtb club. More background on Jungle Habitat's checkered past as a wild-life amusement park here, from the tourist attacked by lions to the 50 wild animals abandoned to nature by Warner Brothers when they closed the park
added by ac90002Trailblazer May 24, 2009
Trail Features
Trail features
  • Lift Service
  • Drinking Water
  •   Night Riding
  • Pump Track
  • Restrooms
  • Winter Fat Biking
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Recent Trail Check-ins     (45 total check-ins)
  2jka   on Mar 13, 2016
  bucknejo   on Mar 1, 2016
  ac90002   on Dec 13, 2015
  BSAphex   on Dec 6, 2015
  roadandmud   on Nov 8, 2015
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Gramcounter


March 26, 2016
trailwerks Gramcounter  
 
Review: Very rocky and technical trail. Not for beginners. Great challenge and work out.

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Epic


November 8, 2015
roadandmud Epic  
 
Review: Rode here 11-8-15. Lots of leave covered rocks, which is normal for this time of the year, a few flowing sections but not enough to make the 1.5 hr drive worth the trip.
I don't think we will be riding here again.
Very technical, which was good but just not that enjoyable to ride. Not unlike Chimney Rock, NJ, just not as much fun.

Similar Trail: Chimney Rock, NJ,

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Gramcounter


August 19, 2015
 
Review: One of my favor I te places to ride always a challenge stil kicks mg ass but always have a great time. Definitely not ideal for beginnets or novice riders

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Bunny Hop

May 20, 2015
NJMTBguys Bunny Hop  
 
Review: For its location it wasn't bad very rocky but for the most part doable as long as you keep momentum. A group of us went this Sunday that just passed and got to do 50% of Wharthog do to a state race they had set up and also got to do Animal Shute to Lower Chute which to me can be a great run and practice this last run hast it all rocks, hilly, fast pace, berms even little stream crossing will be coming back soon with a bigger group.

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Gramcounter

July 1, 2014
WarChariot Gramcounter  
 
Review: Very challenging terrain. Rocky, steep, twisty, fun! Bring a first aid kit, I know I needed one...

Similar Trail: Ringwood

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Granny Gear

June 23, 2014
td14 Granny Gear  
 
Review: Very Very rocky. This is more challenging with plenty of climbs. Lacking in flow.

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Gramcounter


June 23, 2014
 
Review: Had a blast got a little lost but trails where well maintained.

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Gramcounter

April 21, 2014
bucknejo Gramcounter  
 
Review: Fantastic trail system that keeps getting better. Town cycle and JORBA take good care of the single track and seem to be always adding new trail markers. If you're a beginner, print out a map from the JORBA site and choose the counter-clockwise direction of Animal Chute -> Warthog -> Otter Slide -> Tanks -> Cages -> Tiger Pen -> Fish -> Hippo -> Lower Chute loop. This could be the best way to enjoy Tanks -> Cages -> Tiger Pen -> Fish as it's mostly downhill once you get up Otter Slide. I heard Dump Truck Hill is great too, but haven't gotten to it yet. Overall, excellent way to spend a few hours and a place you will come back to again and again.

Similar Trail: Ringwood

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Doubletrack


November 17, 2013
 
Review: Jungle Habitat is definitely the most unique in New Jersey. It has it all; from insane rock gardens to tight switchbacks and fast flowy single track. The trails at Jungle Habitat are overall pretty difficult, but can be done. The trails didn't get boring for me over the 6 hours I spent there. Fantastic system.

Similar Trail: Ringwood, Allamuchy

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Granny Gear

October 18, 2013
Chris21 Granny Gear  
 
Review: I've been riding here for years and the trail work that JORBA and Town Cycle is tremendous. Checkout the new trail, Boulderdash, that now links Fish and Dump Truck. This trail is truly a work of art with amazing rock armouring that reflects many man hours of great engineering and physical exertion. Great job guys and thank you!

Similar Trail: Ringwood

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Jungle Habitat MTB Trail 4.41 out of 5 based on 17 ratings. 17 user reviews.
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