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Green Lane Blue + Red Trail

Consensus:    (details)
 3.0 from 2 votes
  Intermediate from 1 vote
Rank: #6 in the Greater Reading area
#53 in PA, #1,255 Overall
Views: 1,273. Last 30 days: 44
Condition:
May 14 Yellow - Got muddier the farther you go from the reservoir. Trails by the water were in good shape though.
Featured Ride near Red Hill borough,  area, 
“Green Lane Park - Loop Around Reservoir”
Carl Alexander on Mar 25, 2013
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10.516.9 milesKilometers 706’215 m Ascent 415’126 m High 2.6% Avg Grade
0% Singletrack -714’-218 m Descent 221’68 m Low 11.5% Max Grade
Restrictions
This is a county park, hunting is never allowed.
Overview
This is a multi-use trail system but most equestrians stick to the wider trails through the fields. As a result those trails are usually pretty beat up but the singletrack stays in pretty good shape. Great views of the reservoir abound on this ride, some of the best are from the overlooks off the Red Trail.
Description
This is the main loop around the reservoir.

Start on the Blue trail and the hardest riding in the park with lots of loose rocks and some steep grades. There are only a couple of big climbs/descents though. You'll also encounter some technical bits, mostly around creek crossings in the bottom of the ravines.

Use the Perkiomen Trail around the south end of the reservoir to connect to the Red Trail. This easy section is flat and flowy with a few roots and logs.

There are some spots with drainage problems that can remain wet for a long time.
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PHOTOS of Green Lane Blue + Red Trail
 3.0 from 2 votes
Some steps on the Red Trail (Red Hill borough, PA)
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Overlook from the Red Trail (Red Hill borough, PA)
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