Yellow Creek State Park

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4.67 out of 5
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15
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Singletrack
↑ 2,800 ft
↓ 2,800 ft
1,294
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YC rocks!
added by mflinn77Bunny Hop May 28, 2010
Trail Features
Trail features
  • Lift Service
  • Drinking Water
  •   Night Riding
  • Pump Track
  • Restrooms
  • Winter Fat Biking
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  Dave Hunt   on Jun 21, 2014
  salamander007   on May 31, 2014
  tanumax   on May 25, 2013
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April 8, 2015
 
Review: I rode this yesterday and had a mixed experience. Some sections of the trails are still muddy and boggy, so I had to walk alot of those. But it is early in the season, so I'm sure it will dry out and be better. There was a little rain earlier in the day, and the rest of the trail was pretty tough as a result. There are alot of snaking trails through tight sections with plenty of roots. Needless to say, you have to take it pretty slow when things are wet and slick.

I also parked in the wrong place to hit the good trails right away, in the pavilion and picnic area off of 259. It seems like the best parts of the singletrack are between Campground Rd and Hoffman Rd, and to the West of Hoffman. If I ever get a chance to come back, I would park on Hoffman Rd and hit the areas to the West to start, instead of the low areas by the pavilions.

Most of my time was on the Simpson Trail, and I didn't make it to the Billygoat or Damsite trails because of a flat.

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June 24, 2014
 
Review: Everything you could want is at yellow creek. BLISTERING Descents, BRUTAL climbs, roots, rocks and very well maintained and marked.

Similar Trail: apollo, big bear, bavington, northpark, frick park

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October 1, 2013
 
Review: YC is a total blast! The roller coaster ride never quits. Has everything you want in mountainbiking. Good technical, rocks, roots and water. Leaves you with a huge smile and wanting more. Low traffic. Beautiful lake. One of the best in western PA.

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September 30, 2013
 
Review: YC is a total blast! The roller coaster ride never quits leaving a huge smile the entire ride. Has everything mountain biking has to offer. Majority is very fast. Good technical sections. Water, rocks, tree roots and beautiful lake. One of the best in Western PA.

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February 5, 2013
 
Review: Yellow Creek is a trail that encompasses a lot of what makes mt. biking fun. Technical lines, pump trail sections, tricky descents, heart busting climbs, water, flats, rollers, pines. Have fun. It's basically a loop around the lake that is about 15 miles. They also hold an Exterra Off Road Tri over the summer that uses the trail system also. Check it out.

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August 4, 2010
 
Review: best single-track in Indiana...little bit of everything from twisty turns through pines, a log crossing or two, dip into a stream, couple small climbs, nice scenery, low traffic...what more could you ask?!!

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Yellow Creek State Park MTB Trail 4.67 out of 5 based on 6 ratings. 6 user reviews.
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