Rockland Preserve

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AVERAGE RATING
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4.83 out of 5
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Intermediate
25
miles

Singletrack
↑ 900 ft
↓ 800 ft

Network
2:15
avg time
Trail Description
About this trail
**Check below for the most recent updates**
Mostly singletrack with very few woods roads. The area is developed specifically for mountain bikers and has berms, log rides, and jumps/drop offs constructed by volunteers. The riding is mostly flowy XC with some technical sections mixed in and plenty of big hits off to the side for you free ride guys. New trails are under construction too!

UPDATE 5/2014: Dirt Church has been opened with another trail on the way. Also, a pump track has been constructed too!

UPDATE 9/2015: Permission was recently granted to add in another 2.5 miles of trail to connect the Renee's Way parking lot to Bambi on flat terrain. Along with the 2.5 mile beginner's trail, a more technical spur will be added off of the new trail for advanced riders.

UPDATE 1/2016: The new trails are open for riding, but be careful as there are lots of small roots and stumps that need to be cut down further. Although the trail is fresh and fairly soft I see a lot of potential in it.

UPDATE 5/2016: The new trails, Erratica and Beeline are running great. Both trails are still a little soft, but all of the features on Erratica make the loop a ton of fun. Skinnies and other obstacles are in no short supply; there is even a see-saw. And to top it all off, there is a super flowy jump line at the end of the trail with 8-10 jumps. I highly recommend trying this one!

Stay tuned for more updates
added by nakosGranny Gear
Trail Features
Trail features
  • Lift Service
  • Drinking Water
  •   Night Riding
  • Pump Track
  • Restrooms
  • Winter Fat Biking
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Reviews (24)
 

Granny Gear

July 23, 2017
 
Review: Hand down best biking in CT... Loaded with jumps, drops, berms and more!

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Granny Gear

July 6, 2017
mainerider Granny Gear  
 
Review: I rode east loop, thunderdome, beyond thunderdome, dirt church and darkside...lots of fun! Trails themselves were in excellent condition however it's too bad the place is under assault by the Gypsy Moth...quite an alarming number of trees are being destroyed. One other notable mention is that the trail description here has a check mark for pump track, but that feature although planned, is not yet built.

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Bunny Hop


June 2, 2017
 
Review: Couldn't ask for more than this, trails for everybody. Well maintained, lots of wildlife to see, not too heavy on the climbing, very flowing a fun. Still haven't explored half of the place, there's so much to do here.

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Granny Gear

April 9, 2017
max0305 Granny Gear  
 
Review: It's a very technical trail. The trail has many fun features such as drops, jumps, berms, and river crossings! 10/10 would bike again

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Granny Gear

November 25, 2016
 
Review: Great place to ride, well maked, maintained, plenty of technical challenges and a fun place.

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Granny Gear

November 19, 2016
Mtnpitbull Granny Gear  
 
Review: My run was on the "East loop", I found it well maintained with plenty of trail signs. Excellent map at parking area. Really nice mix of trails to choose.

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September 4, 2016
Guest   
 
Review: It is ok, could use a little work.

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Granny Gear

August 16, 2016
RobMax Granny Gear  
 
Review: Awesome trail system, a lot of uphill but the uphills reward you with some very nice downhill sections. Plenty of obstacles, skinnies and drop off. Took the east side loop, thunder dome to beyond thunderdome back onto east side loop and was beat, about a 6 mile loop, but worth it. Want to try to get to the dark side on my next trip. Follow on starve @Rob Maldonado to see my loop. Enjoy Rockland

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Gramcounter

July 25, 2016
 
Review: Road dirt church and darkside today. Amazing trails. It would be helpful to have more markers/signage at crossings. Those unfamiliar can get confused.

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Granny Gear

June 27, 2016
Dclabonte Granny Gear  
 
Review: One of my favorite go-to local trails to hit with a couple of friends from work.

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Rockland Preserve MTB Trail 4.83 out of 5 based on 24 ratings. 24 user reviews.
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