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Red Trail

 3.6 (5)

4.7 Miles 7.6 Kilometers


Singletrack

321' 98 m

Ascent

-288' -88 m

Descent

2%

Avg Grade (1°)

16%

Max Grade (9°)

657' 200 m

High

549' 167 m

Low

Shared By Jonathan Gourley

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A single and doubletrack mix that loops around the perimeter of the park.

Jonathan Gourley

Dogs Leashed

Features -none-

Closed at dark.

Description

The Red Trail loops the entire Gay City State Park and borders the Meshomasic State Forest along the south and west. The trail is predominantly wide singletrack or doubletrack. However, the northernmost section of the trail tends to be a bit narrower and there is a short and steep section in the northwest corner as it leaves an old road grade and descends to the Blackledge River at the Beaver Dam bridge.

The intersecting White Trail can be used as an alternate route on the east side of the loop back to the main parking area.

Parking in the summer is at the White Trail trailhead. Winter parking is closer to Highway 85 near the Red Trail trailhead.

Contacts

Local Club: CT NEMBA

May 4, 2017: Oxford Trail School: May 20

Apr 22, 2017: The Great Give 2017

Dec 29, 2016: Winterfest 2017

Land Manager: Connecticut DEEP

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Oct 9, 2017
Alexander Konovalov
Jul 23, 2017
Chris M
North Loop 2.5mi
Jun 25, 2017
Glenn Duzy
Apr 15, 2017
Eric Donath

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  3.6 from 5 votes

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in Connecticut

#11,607

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