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Level: Intermediate
Length: 6 mi (9.7 km)
Surface: Singletrack
Configuration: Network
Elevation: +3,199/ -2,973 ft
Total: 16 riders

Mountain Biking Upper Paugussett State Forest

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#84 of 112 mountain bike trails in Connecticut
#10,949 in the world

Trail along the water from the boat ramp is ueber technical but gets worse once past the "Kissing Oaks" (two oak trees that have grown into one another). From there, you can follow the trail back down to the water's edge and ride to the end, looping back on the forest road. Many unmarked trails throughout the forest.

First added by GreenGiant on May 22, 2007. Last updated Apr 28, 2020. → add an update
Before you go
  • Drinking water: unknown
  • Lift service: unknown
  • Night riding: unknown
  • Pump track: unknown
  • Restrooms: unknown
  • Fat bike grooming: unknown
  • E-bikes allowed: unknown
  • Fee required: unknown
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Getting there
US 84 to exit 10; left turn onto Church Hill Road; right turn onto The Boulevard, which becomes Hanover Road after going under US 84. Set odometer at 0. Pass Echo Valley Road (where there is also parking) at 1.6 miles. At 4.4 miles turn right into the Pond Brook Boat Launch (state owned).

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Rider questions

Q: brookfield, ct
A: Newtown, off of Hanover Rd. you can park at the boat ramp and ride in. Avoid trail near the lake and its a great place