East Fork

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3.83 out of 5
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Intermediate
8.0
miles

Singletrack
↑ 2,100 ft
↓ 2,100 ft
849
elevation (ft)

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Trail Description
About this trail
Good ride close to 275. Wet is some areas. Some technical riding but mostly rolling singletrack.
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Trail Features
Trail features
  • Lift Service
  • Drinking Water
  •   Night Riding
  • Pump Track
  • Restrooms
  • Winter Fat Biking
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Q: Where are the parking lots in relation to the front entrance? -jakelaughlin.jl

A: If coming from Cincinnati, off SR-125, go left at the intersection where SR-222 goes right. Take the first left (sign says East Fork State Park), then again at the next left (sign says Mountain Bike Trail and hiking trail I believe). For the other lot, skip that left and continue to the next left, then left again (yes, lots of lefts). I do not know the name of the lot and I do not believe it is marked (never parked there myself).

Guest answered on September 5, 2016. Did you find this helpful? Yes | No

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Q: How busy is the trail on weekdays and what type of traffic (hikers, bikers?) is there on weekdays? -jakelaughlin.jl

A: Thru the week in the mornings i usually only see one to 3 people there. Usually they are hikers but sometimes there are other people biking. While on the trail I dont really see anyone though.

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Reviews (29)
 

Gramcounter

August 9, 2017
 
Review: Quite a cool system. There is lots of features that fit nicely in-between flow. there is not much of a climb then decent, its more of a start with a flat ride that then varies in elevation throughout. the trail dried very quickly but you should check coramtb.org to see if there open. very fun

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Doubletrack


June 11, 2017
 
Review: This is a beautiful area of the state, the campground on the other side of the lake is nice too. The beginner loop was ideally balanced between easy sections and challenges. I brought 5 pre-teen boys to learn the sport. They each took some minor spills but had enough fun to get hooked.

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Granny Gear

May 21, 2017
Bigtrax Granny Gear  
 
Review: Wrong time of year to ride here. There were small ponds all over the trail. Major mud holes

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Granny Gear

June 28, 2017
 
Review: Bigtrax, East Fork, like the other local trails, posts their trail status online at coramtb.org. On the day you posted, the trails were closed due to wet conditions. They were back open (but status yellow) on the 22nd and due to all the off and on rain back then, not back to green until June 6. The trail stewards do a good job of keeping the status up to date online. It has definitely saved me from driving all the way there there to experience a bad ride.

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Gramcounter

July 15, 2016
Manduro Gramcounter  
 
Review: Great place for beginners to lower level intermediate riders! Build your skills get faster and move on to more challenging trails. Great for practice.

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Bunny Hop

May 15, 2015
 
Review: Wonderful. The trails are marked well. nice flowing single tracks. fun ride for everyone. one section of trail i almost wrecked taking in the view of the lake haha

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Bunny Hop

May 4, 2015
Jon Virgi Bunny Hop  
 
Review: A good mix of trails from easy (white) to the more advanced. The conditions are usually good and some of the trails take you out near the lake.

Parts of the backpacking trail can also be used for riding. These are maintained well and they have races here which are fun.

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September 11, 2014
Guest   
 
Review: Good trail good flow if it seems boring, just go FASTER!! LoL
If you find the right line, you will ENJOY!!

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Gramcounter


August 25, 2014
lfrnks87 Gramcounter  
 
Review: Really fun trail. Nothing too complicated. Good flow. Well maintained. There were quite a few hikers on the trail.

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Gramcounter

August 19, 2014
 
Review: The trail was tacky the day I rode. It appeared to be a trail that would take an extra day to dry thoroughly. It presented no problem, except slipping on wet roots & rocks. There are no lung busting climbs (or extended downhill runs). There is a sign marking the trails, but I still got turned around. East Fork is someplace I will pass this park 2-3 times a year - for work. I will pack my bike and be back. I rode on a weekday and there were only a couple of other riders, but you could tell this trail is well ridden. I'd say it gets busy on the weekends.

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Epic

April 26, 2014
 
Review: Fun scenic ride with lots of potential but needs some work to fix drainage problems.

East fork is very pretty, winding singletrack that drifts around a large lake. You can get 10-12 miles easily. Make sure it has been dry for a few days because this trail takes a long time to dry out. The trail has several poor design areas that has turned into a boggy mud pit. There have been recent IMBA lead trailbuilding days so hopefully this system can get back on the right track.

Overall, fun scenic ride, easy to intermediate difficulty at best with mild elevation changes.

Similar Trail: Versailles State Park

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East Fork MTB Trail 3.83 out of 5 based on 29 ratings. 29 user reviews.
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