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McCune Trail

 3.9 (8)

3.7 Miles 6.0 Kilometers


518' 158 m


-541' -165 m



Avg Grade (3°)


Max Grade (12°)

2,901' 884 m


2,529' 771 m


Shared By Zach Gnarboro


All Clear 44 days ago
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Zach Gnarboro

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Features eMTB allowed

Need to Know

Ohiopyle Biking Club has a new MTB specific map available for download on their facebook page.


Ride this one counter clockwise.

Follow sign from Sugarloaf Rd to McCune Trailhead parking. Ride out the gravel road you came in on and look for a trail on your left shooting up the mountain. Climb, climb, climb to the top, a connector trail will come in on your right but continue to the left. This is where the fun begins, flowy singletrack and technical rock gardens follow along the ridge through some neat rock outcroppings. After the technical stuff the trail starts to descend down the mountain. This is one of the best downhills in the park! After the downhill you'll come to the overlook. Take a break here, sit on the bench and enjoy a snack while overlooking the Youghiogheny River Valley. From here its just a mile or two of forest road riding back to the trailhead. Along the right side of the forest road you can see remnants of the old McCune Homestead.


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Jul 26, 2018
Mark F.
First week mountain biking. Probably bit off more than could chew with this one, but survived and even thrived a bit.
May 4, 2018
Regis Kaufman
Apr 14, 2017
Steven Staats
Oct 14, 2015
Andy Mac
Did s/p paddling the loop. Wasn't that impressive, not flowy, tons of rocks. blah

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  3.9 from 8 votes


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Ben Higbee
Dawson, PA
Ben Higbee   Dawson, PA
If you are going CCW, the beginning is a little hard to find since it's not marked (see description above). And it's a steep climb out of the gate, but tapers off shortly thereafter. Excellent trail, especially descent at the farthest point in the back. May 25, 2018
Zach Yomboro
Acme, PA
Zach Yomboro   Acme, PA
One of the best descents in Ohiopyle!! Ride it CCW. If you want to avoid the steep single track climb at the beginning, ride out to Sugarloaf road and go left, ride the road up until you reach Firetower road, turn left on firepower and climb it until you see a gate on your left. Behind the gate a connector trail will take you to the top of McCune where the fun really begins. It is still a tough climb but not quite as rough as the single track option. May 30, 2018

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