Pequonnock River Valley State Park / Trumbull
Length: 15 mi (24.1 km)
Elevation: +595/930 ft
Total: 106 riders
Mountain Biking Pequonnock River Valley State Park / Trumbull
#1 of 110 mountain bike trails in Connecticut
#202 in the world
This place goes by many names, Trumbull, Old Mine Park, and Pequonnock River Valley. Trumbull is an XC and Freeriding paradise. The park is connects in the north to a three mile rail trail that if you head north connects to other greenways and single track giving the rider the potential for an epic ride.
Trumbull is also a Freerider's paradise with a number of drops ranging from 2-20 feet, including the picnic tables and lovers leap. You will also find one of Connecticut's tallest rollers, the Green Monster, which is 30' high, as well as many other rollers strewn throughout the park.
There are four marked trails: Blue, along the Pequonnock River; White, down the center of the valley; Yellow, about half way up the ridge; and Red, goes along the ridge and has the most serious climbs.
You haven't ridden in CT until you have ridden Trumbull! Hunting is permitted here in the fall (except not on Sundays) so please where bright colors when riding from October 1st through December.
Before you go
- No Drinking water
- No E-bikes permitted
- No Fat biking allowed in winter
- No Fee required
- No Lift service
- No Night riding allowed
- No Pump track
- No Restrooms
From I-95, or the Merit Parkway(Rt.15) take the Rt 25 exit to exit 9 (Daniels Farm Road) If coming from the south-left at the top of the ramp, then first right, park in commuter lot. If coming from the north side of 25 same exit-go right off ramp and lot is in front of you.
To get to the trail head, pedal out of the lot and turn left. At the end of the cul-de-sac you will see a short climb through a rock wall and beyond that a kiosk.
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