Gay City State Park

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AVERAGE RATING
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4.00 out of 5
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Beginner
10.0
miles

Singletrack
↑ 800 ft
↓ 800 ft
631
elevation (ft)

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Trail Description
About this trail
Lots of trails to choose from. Great leap off point for an Epic Ride at Case Mountain.
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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 (8)
 

Granny Gear

October 3, 2015
tommy73 Granny Gear  
 
Review: Not all the trails are marked well

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Granny Gear

July 16, 2015
Quantum105 Granny Gear  
 
Review: Once again Rider51 review is spot on. I am relatively new to mountain biking so I tend to stay to beginner/easy trails. The inner White trail is pretty forgiving with only a couple of challenging sections for me. The red outer loop however has a wide variation...flat and smooth one second, and then suddenly a rock farm with a incline or decline.
Overall a very nice place to ride. Quiet and very pretty ride

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Trailblazer

May 17, 2015
Rider51 Trailblazer  
 
Review: May 2015 - It appears in recent years some of these trails have taken a bit of abuse and erosion, though are still in pretty good shape. The whole park has variety, but should not entirely be considered beginner/easy. The center trails tend to be the most forgiving, and long sections of single track on the red and white trails are quite clean, but various roots and a few rocks to keep things interesting. A couple rough rock gardens have grown in some sections, specifically on the north and south ends of the red trail. Nothing extreme, but beginners should be prepared, and not shy away from dismounting these areas. More skilled riders may welcome the challenge. I'm adding a few photos to show.

Otherwise, this is a nice park tucked into the woods, nearly all single track, but not too narrow, and fairly flat. Bugs can be a menace in spring-summer, so be prepared.

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Poseur

June 9, 2013
timewind Poseur  
 
Review: Correction.That parking lot on the right now is closed

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Poseur

June 2, 2013
timewind Poseur  
 
Review: Very nice ride some muddy parts some technical rocky climbs and desents trails well marked.I rode red trail counter clockwise. You can park for free on the first lot on right before guard shack.

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Granny Gear

November 28, 2011
 
Review: Rode the red trail counter-clockwise. Lots of good parts, lots of muddy parts (may have been from the recent storm). You have to pay for parking during the summer, otherwise, there is free parking at the street along Rt 85.

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Singletrack


July 17, 2011
eastwood Singletrack  
 
Review: Stopped by to ride today (Saturday) but found that they are charging for parking... $7 for in state vehicles, $15 for out of state. Not sure the trails are worth the price... so I headed to Case Mountain.

* Review edited 7/16/2011

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Singletrack


September 1, 2010
eastwood Singletrack  
 
Review: Fun trails. Mixed single and double track. Rode the red trail counter clockwise. What I really appreciated about this trail is the number of lines that can be taken through any given section. Well ridden trail system so the easy line is clear - but there is plenty there (rocks, roots) to make it as difficult as you want it to be. Great loop for all levels. Would certainly be a fun ride to link it with Case mountain.

* Review edited 9/1/2010

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Gay City State Park MTB Trail 4.00 out of 5 based on 8 ratings. 8 user reviews.
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