Home  >>Trails >> United States Trails >>Pennsylvania >>

Lat: Lng:

West Branch Basin

Average Rating:    (5 of 5)

No. of Reviews: 1

Varied. Steeep initial climb up mountian. Sketchy, sidehill stretch, rocks and logs. Links to abandoned stip mine and forested side hills. I actually have a 40 mile loop with only about 4 miles of pavement scattered through out. There is also an abandoned rail bed that runs along the river and up to the headwaters of the west branch.
discuss this trail in the Pennsylvania forum >>
post pictures of this trail >>
search for trail pictures >>

This trail doesn't have any Longitude and Latitude data for the map. Participate and drag the red marker to the correct location.
Enter a Starting Point (City, State, or Landmark)


[X]Cancel
Latitude
41.1321325683182
Longitude
-81.14180088043213
Trail Directions
US 219 North into Carrolltown. Make a left after the firehall. Sign reads "Bakertown 3 miles". Follow for approx 3 miles into Bakerton/Elmora. Make a left on Number 1 Rd. Follow through intersection. Go straight uphill past NO OUTLET sign. Last house on the left. Number 255. This is the trail head. Mail me first for availablility. mjk72@hotmail.com. Anyone can ride here. I own this property and it links with other friendly owners. You'll probably want to contact me for where the trail goes after it leaves my property.
Trail Length
Endless
Trail Level
Advanced
Trail Type
Singletrack & Fire Roads
City/County
Elmora, PA
Zip/Postal Code
15737
Country
USA
   


Sort Reviews by:  Latest Review | Best Rating
Reviews 1 - 1 (1 Reviews Total)

Review Date
April 12, 2004

Overall Rating
 5 of 5

Aerobic Difficulty
 4 of 5

Technical Difficulty
 3 of 5

Ridden Trail:
Once a week

Rate this review?

Reviewed by: Mike Kline ,  Cross Country Rider

Summary:
Started in 1996, this system is truly a cross county dream. Actual single track is quite small. About 4 miles of handbuilt trail in Elmora and Carrolltown. The best part is the quad trails. This area is full of abandoned strip mines, refuse piles, and cycle friendly land owners. You can ride between three counties and keep the pavement to a minimum. Not many hardcore riders up here, but a small core of unorganized riders does exist. Contact me for more info if you wnat to ride cross county at any pace. mjk72@hotmail.com

Recommended Route:
The entire basin from Ebensburg north to Burnside. I know it all and know where to avoid. (grumpy old folks)

Other recommended trails in the same area:
Lural Mountain Ski Resort. Blue Knob Ski Resort, Ghosttown Trail. Prince Gallitzen State Park, Glendale Lake. Buckhorn Mountain, Bethelem Mine #33 in Ebensburg. Summerhill abandoned rail bed. State Game Lands Blandsburg mountain.



Would you like to Comment?
Join MTBR for a free account, or Login if you are already a member.
Reviews 1 - 1 (1 Reviews Total)
 


Transition Bikes:

Bandit 29 inch V1 Frame
$1099
$1499
Cambriabike.com


Marin 2013:

Pioneer Trail 26 in
$379.99
$549.99
Random Bike Parts