Craig Wood Trails

4.40 out of 5
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About this trail
(from "The trails at Craigwood have been made possible by a partnership between the Barkeater Trails Alliance (BETA) and the Town of North Elba. Construction of a smooth, fast, and "flowy" section of trail began in the summer of 2012 and is still ongoing."

Recommend doing the "Back 9" loop counterclockwise. Overall, lots of smooth flowing sections, and very few rock gardens and root-packed trails. Pretty awesome maintenance job on these trails done by the Barkeater Trails Alliance (BETA). See their web site for a map. Can also combine this ride with riding through the Lussi trials just east of Lake Placid for a full day of singletrack riding.
added by briburtGranny Gear
Trail Features
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  • Lift Service
  • Drinking Water
  •   Night Riding
  • Pump Track
  • Restrooms
  • Winter Fat Biking
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Recent Trail Check-ins     (7 total check-ins)
  jstack11   on Oct 5, 2018
  jstack11   on Oct 5, 2018
  jstack11   on Oct 5, 2018
  mtbboy   on Jun 20, 2018
  mtbboy   on Jun 20, 2018
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Reviews (5)


October 6, 2018
jstack11 Gnarly  
Review: A new set of trails we added to the south, via a connector trail at back of golf course. Access the new trail - gravity trail down Scotts Cobble - off Country club road across from Cascade in. The basic reason for this new trail is an A plus gravity trail. It is much steeper, more small berms and rollers than the downhill across the golf course. The Cure at Pisgah is the other local incredible downhill, but this is totally different - much more technical, but not as fast or steep. Absolutely worth the 3/4 climb for the .4 mile downhill. The cool thing is there is a trail that parallels the DH up, with the DH downhill only

Similar Trail: Pisgah, other DH at Craig wood

Bunny Hop

October 24, 2017
Review: Nice climbs with bombing downhills and A jumpline. Got to give BETA the credit they deserve for making a top-notch trail system in one of the most beautiful places in the North East


November 16, 2015
jstack11 Gnarly  
Review: You have to climb up a long 3/4 mile truck trail to get here, but the big pull is the giant long downhill. Great big berms that are worth the effort to get there! Lots of technical riding with some big drops, and rough riding. Easy access to Loggers/Lussi just 1/2 mile up road


August 3, 2015
lbtchnlgs Gramcounter  
Review: Extensive trail network, you can ride from Craigwood to Loggers/Lussi trails and into town of Lake Placid

Similar Trail: Kingdom Trails

Granny Gear

October 12, 2014
briburt Granny Gear  
Review: Very well-maintained singletrack trails with good flow and something for every level of experience. Lots of ups and downs - nothing flat, really. You're either climbing or descending. Excellent riding - just wish it was about 3-4 times as long as it is!

Craig Wood Trails MTB Trail 4.40 out of 5 based on 5 ratings. 5 user reviews.
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