Brandywine State Park

4.37 out of 5
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↑ 300 ft
↓ 300 ft
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Trail Description
About this trail
mostly single track great down hills as well as some steep uphill climbs lots of technical tree roots, downed trees, and stream crossing with rocks.
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Trail Features
Trail features
  • Lift Service
  • Drinking Water
  •   Night Riding
  • Pump Track
  • Restrooms
  • Winter Fat Biking
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Reviews (30)

Granny Gear

March 2, 2019
Woof Dog Granny Gear  
Review: I'm local to these trails and I love them . If you bring this park up on Google Earth a lot of the trails are mark , so if you think your missing places you just might be . There are a lot of fast trails in the Woodland trust area . Woodland Trust is in Pa side of Beaver Valley and Delaware/Brandywine State Park . Great all around riding for all levels Single Tracks has it as a 15 mile run but I have gone double even triple that without being on same trail twice . If you ride with a pack, carry your own TP the porta potties are horrendous , trust me find a nice private area in the woods and act like a bear . There are steep trails , rocky, smooth , long hall ass trails , technical riding , places you can pull over and swim in the creek . You do have to share the trails with hikers and horse's ,its all good . Plenty of parking area's

Similar Trail: Beaver Valley


December 6, 2018
fuzzysb Trailblazer  
Review: I haven't ridden here in about 12 years and today I was on a rigid single speed which just made everything seem better

Similar Trail: Trail 13 in Mt gretna

Granny Gear

October 14, 2018
tanner1975 Granny Gear  
Review: My ride here was terrible and it may very well be my own fault so I am giving it a 3. I parked by the Ramsey farm and rode up the hill. Ninety percent of what I could find was basically dirt roads through a corn field. I found some decent to poor singletrack most of which just circled fenced in horse areas. The trails were all loaded with horse crap that you have to avoid. No signage anywhere so you don't really know what you're riding. I am sure there has to be better trails in here somewhere but if you are going for your first time bring someone that knows all the trails or try to get some info before you go. The areas that I found pale in comparison to White Clay. Harmony Hill in WC/Downingtown area is better that what I found and that's not saying much.

Granny Gear

September 6, 2018
Buccoholic Granny Gear  
Review: I'm a rookie, so take my review from that perspective. Do not attempt to ride the creek side trail unless you are rocking some serious clothing. I went about a half mile and turned back because the briars were murderous. Rode the Rocky Run trail, crossed the creek and then rode clockwise. Trail was rough and once crossing the creek the trek up the mountain was unridable for me. TONS of rocks and tree crossings on a steep grade. Once I reached the top it was a nice ride back down though.


July 26, 2018
rmap01 Doubletrack  
Review: Rode here last year and here's what sticks out in my mind. Hard to navigate, i.e. poor signage. Some very steep climbs, some with 20% grades (according to Strava). A couple of crazy drop areas. Some rocks sections mixed into some fairly steep ascents/descents. Stream crossings. Some flat boring sections. Not nearly as well maintained as White Clay.

Granny Gear

October 24, 2017
joppy81 Granny Gear  
Review: Great trails and well maintained! Park at the JCC and enjoy a nice cruise downhill until the creek. Cross the creek and short up trek and you are on a good mile of downhill! Wish this place wasn't an hour away!


September 27, 2017
Review: I'm not sure how this has been rated intermediate? I came across a hill I had to walk the bike down. Super fun trail system that holds more fruit than my two hour time frame could consume. I will definitely be back for more good, challenging fun. Would love to find someone that would lead the way here as I found it to be somewhat confusing to navigate.


September 25, 2016
Review: Rode here a little over the summer, and overall it was enjoyable. The three parks here make for many miles of trails however there are a lot of trails through fields that are too wide and flat for me with little flow or technical features. There's also some insane climbs and drops if you're into that. I felt that the trails could have been marked better too. The trails that do have flow are a blast though so there's a lot of fun to be had here.


August 3, 2016
3luLine Gramcounter  
Review: No place like home! After years of road and a little hiatus to start a family, I'm back. Only this time in the MTB world. Man, do I love Brandywine. It can be a little tough on the single speed 29er but go hard or go home. Plenty of technical, rocky fun here.


July 24, 2016
Tjsmith Gramcounter  
Review: Good trail with plenty of rock gardens. I spent 3 hours ridding at Brandywine and didn't hit the same trail twice. If you spend the time here you will find some excellent climbs and challenging rocks.

Brandywine State Park MTB Trail 4.37 out of 5 based on 30 ratings. 30 user reviews.
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