Jungle Habitat

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4.57 out of 5
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10
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Singletrack
↑ 400 ft
↓ 400 ft
764
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Trail Description
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 23, 2009
Trail Features
Trail features
  • Lift Service
  • Drinking Water
  •   Night Riding
  • Pump Track
  • Restrooms
  • Winter Fat Biking
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Reviews (14)
 

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 22, 2014
td14 Granny Gear  
 
Review: Very Very rocky. This is more challenging with plenty of climbs. Lacking in flow.

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Bunny Hop

June 22, 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 16, 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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Granny Gear

March 27, 2013
Tlo Granny Gear  
 
Review: This place is awesome. Very very technical. Good downhills. Can be very challenging. I recommend the otterslide and the baboon. also there is some awesome unmarked trails near the powerlines at the end of the baboon you should try. I also really like to bomb down the pipeline area to finish off my day.
Also the fish to the hippo is a good combo that is full of super tight single track

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Bunny Hop

June 29, 2012
Billh71 Bunny Hop  
 
Review: One of the most interesting trails I've ridden. I went too early to go by the bike shop to get a map and it definitely would have helped. The first coiple trails i did definitely were better going back. Ivadvise riding away from gate on roads then heading back on the trails. They seemed to be oriented that way. Bery rocky but if youre going the right way you get some help from gravity. Definitely worth visiting.

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Poseur

June 3, 2012
xcracer297 Poseur  
 
Review: i may be prejudice because i'm on team town cycle but this is one of my favorite places to ride. its an odd combination of flowy singletrack and technical trail. you cant come here and leave the same. you always learn something new. my favorite trails used to be animal shute, warthog, and otterslide but now they all take lower positions because the newest trail, boon, is the most fun trail to ride just beacuse of the flow. no other trail compares to it.

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Jungle Habitat MTB Trail 4.57 out of 5 based on 14 ratings. 14 user reviews.
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