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Level: Intermediate
Length: 10 mi (16.1 km)
Surface: Singletrack
Configuration: Loop
Elevation: +819/ -1,476 ft
Total: 125 riders

Mountain Biking Cere's Park

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#18 of 112 mountain bike trails in New Jersey
#1,287 in the world

there are so many different kinds of trails here you can choose from you have from sandy trails to oh crap that hurt trails,on the main trail it's 5miles but if you cross the over pass there are another 5miles. this is what it has to offer now, names of trails rollercoaster,killerhill, deadmans peak , halfpipe , brokenback,like i said alot more trails now everything from amature to extreme, oh there are log overs about 5ft high now, during the week the quad riders are there making new trails and on weekends they bring out their mtn bikes , i take my hat off to them for creating a great place to ride. for those who think that this place is boring ,well guess you didn't find the good stuff yet but it's there!!! all ya got to do is ride!!

First added by alvin.santoy on Jan 1, 2003. Last updated May 9, 2020. → add an update
Before you go
  • Drinking water: unknown
  • Lift service: unknown
  • Night riding: unknown
  • Pump track: unknown
  • Restrooms: unknown
  • Fat bike grooming: unknown
  • E-bikes allowed: unknown
  • Fee required: unknown
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Getting there
coming from deptford mall rt55 go south to rt553 (woodburyglassboro rd.) then go south again to the red light at sony records make a right go one mile to to light (heritages) then make another right ,it's about a half a mile on your left CERE'S PARK WILDLIFE.
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Mountain Bike Trails Near Mantua/pitman, New Jersey

Intermediate | 5 mi
Beginner | 4 mi

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  • [email protected]

    great trails. nice mix of intermediate and advanced trails. I usually start at 411 Pitman Rd, Sewell, NJ 08080. went again today and entered at 39.73634151356293, -75.14538981734385, went under rt 55. make sure you stay left of the river after you exit the underpass, left side has better and dryer trails.

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  • maxmallick

    Great spot, awesome features and very well maintained. However, the area is very hard to navigate and the markers are too subtle in some areas.

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  • Larwa03

    One of the best trails I've been to. To the right is my favorite trails where their flowy and some steep drops and awesome corkscrew. To the left is more harder trails where planning your line really comes in key. There are some fallen trees and some are now features. Once in a while there will be people walking their dogs/ hiking, however they are nice and move out of your way.

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  • joppy81

    Great ride! Once you get away from the lake, lots of down hill action on the other side!

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  • June Sondra Barkan

    Down trees over trails. Had to stop and walk under.

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  • bcottrellthompson

    I just wanted to publicly thank the person responsible for getting out here and working on the trails. Flows much better now that a lot of the fallen trees have been cut.

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  • wellsb

    It is a really great place some sections with amazing flow some good jumps sometimes it was hard to follow the trail just stay at a high area and you will avoid all of the mud in lower areas

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  • Sebastian Spassoff

    This place has changed a lot since I was last here in 2011. There are some great, and not so great trails. Lots of roots and mud depending on which trails you go on. Hasn't been maintained as well as it used to be, but still a very enjoyable ride.

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  • Wyatt_EarpMTB

    Great beginner trail. I wish I had more time to explore. We did 10 miles and I know we didn't hit everything. I did like the sections closest to the golf course. Keeping the golf course on my right.

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  • R Treb

    When it's has not rained for about two days place rules. Some fun elev. changes and great fun features. It's had its heyday some years ago but then some insane hiker started putting random obstructions in crazy parts of the trails to block bikes. Down right dangerous and I stopped going for a while. Place has potential to be great again.

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  • u12ride

    Only my second time trail riding on my new bike. First time at this park. Parked off Pitman Rd and Jefferson Rd. Nice parking lot but sandy, and for others like me with OCD not good mixture for oil and grease in the cogs. I think it will be a great place to ride once I understand the markings. In some areas there are red arrows on the trees, some areas have green, and some pink(unless that's just really old red). Tried to follow the markings and they just stopped. Kind of left me hanging. I did find a loop back and then found the glorious "roller coaster" sign. THAT was super fun. I road a couple of miles before I just got frustrated with trying to find a marked trail. I will try it again. As a new rider, I will tell you that the roots on the trail are a tough to manage. Plus, some of the logs that were cut must have been done by tiny gnomes because they didn't leave much room between them, not for a 6 foot 250lbs dude on a 29er. The hills climbs are short but tough because of the roots. And oh, one hill, was soft dirt, like trying to pedal up peat moss.:-(
    So, I would recommend it to novice and up riders, especially if you'll be able to do it more than just once.

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  • LostSurfer

    Great trails, getting back on track after stuff was ripped apart, would like to see more stuff built up again, great ride lots of up and down single track a must hit

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  • danl123

    wet after rains some good climbs and natural elements

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  • ca69maro

    Finally got the chance to ride Ceres last evening. Great place to ride. I was lucky to meet up with 2 guys who were experienced in this park and they led me on a fantastic tour. Entered on the Pitman side. Some broken glass not far from the trail head place by the local person I hear has been sabotaging the place. What a shame. Hopefully someone will catch him in the act. Highly recommend this place. I am a beginner this year and I got a great work out. Thanks Matt and Mike, if I remember the names.

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  • jefraz2003

    would you just park on the side of the road or is there a lot close by?

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  • ****

    The best starting and parking area is 411 Pitman Rd, Sewell, NJ 08080. From this spot there are very good trail.

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  • fretter34

    Well, I just do not like this place. I have tried...multiple times. I just cannot get into it. It seems that it goes from waaaaay too easy to double diamond advanced in a few feet. Doesn't seem too well thought out. It is poorly maintained and all of the man-made stuff is trashed. Just not a fan.

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  • jnicosia

    Overgrown and definitely not the same without the man made obstacles and bridges for the streams .

    With all the rain this summer there are a bunch of muddy soft spots.

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  • teedawg

    I am on vacation and this trail was recommended to me but I was disappointed in what I found. It didn't seem like there were very many options in trails as I did several loops in 25 minutes with the trails being very easy. Many sections were overgrown and a couple of trails dead ended on me and I had to turn around. I wanted to leave a go to another park if I had enough time.

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