Hilltop reservation

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AVERAGE RATING
****
4.00 out of 5
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Intermediate
8.0
miles

Singletrack
↑ 1,200 ft
↓ 1,200 ft
473
elevation (ft)

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Trail Description
About this trail
Fun single track with ramps good uphill and downhill zig zags
added by Guest
Trail Features
Trail features
  • Lift Service
  • Drinking Water
  •   Night Riding
  • Pump Track
  • Restrooms
  • Winter Fat Biking
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Q: New to mountain biking in West Orange area. Can anyone help me with a route through the Eagle Rock Reservation? I found a few single tracks at the south west corner but seem to loose the trail after a mile or so. -dharris1990

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Recent Trail Check-ins     (59 total check-ins)
  Dexter McLean   on Jul 7, 2019
  mkustin   on Oct 1, 2018
  David L.   on Jun 25, 2018
  12hilltop   on Jun 11, 2018
  David L.   on May 8, 2018
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Reviews (8)
 

Trailblazer

September 15, 2018
 
Review: Awesome trail, Love the downhills and uphills. Great workout.




Granny Gear

October 16, 2017
 
Review: Fun, but really rocky! The kind of trail full suspension fat bikes were made for. The trail head is odly in the back of a baseball field but once you get past that it's all good. Technical climbs, a few flow sections, but one dicey area that could use some maintenance, it was on the side of the mountain and I was scares as hell I'd lose traction and slide down the hill. Some downed trees need to be cut and that one area flattened out, but overall a fun quiet place to ride.




Granny Gear

June 3, 2016
BajaYellow Granny Gear  
 
Review: It was a fun trail. I'm too new to make it up the hills, but over fun.




Granny Gear

May 15, 2016
JPowley Granny Gear  
 
Review: Great single track trails > 8 miles, if you ride it all




Granny Gear

April 15, 2016
 
Review: I rode Hilltop for the first time yesterday (4/14/16) and dug it for Jersey. This was the site of an old institution long gone and now turned into park/reservation so some remaining asphalt roads still exist. There is also a nice mix of single-track. Several of the single-tracks have nice flow and only some small rocks/roots. Other trails are more rock/root filled with some steep climbs. 11 miles total of potential riding. Good place for newbies and advanced technical riders as well.






December 19, 2015
Guest   
 
Review: This is a really nice place to mountain bike! It is by far one of my favorites in North Jersey. The trails are really narrow, but will give you a really great challenge. There are some trails with lots of roots and rocks to avoid and ride over, but there are some ones that are good for beginners too. Just climbed to the top of this mountain today, holy cow! That's some serious climbing.






November 17, 2015
Guest   
 
Review: I love it. Technical and rocky. 10 minute ride from my back door to the top of the White Rock trail. Can be combined with Walky World, West Essex Trail, Gregory's Pomd, Mills Reservation, Cedar Grove power line and Eagle Rock Reservation for an epic ride.

Similar Trail: Eagle Rock, Mills, South Mountain




Bunny Hop

October 17, 2015
 
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Hilltop reservation MTB Trail 4.00 out of 5 based on 8 ratings. 8 user reviews.
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