A ride on all the trails on the west side of Beaver Creek State Park. This includes the Salamander Trail, Dogwood Trail Access
, Pine Ridge Trail
, and the Dogwood Loop
with a generous uphill climb and speedy descent.
Start this ride at the Picnic Area Parking and head north to the Salamander Trail entrance. Ride the Salamander Trail counter clockwise, which is the way with most climbing of creek crossings and tight switchbacks.
Hang a right at the fork and continue on the Dogwood Trail Access
headed west. Turn right at the next fork and continue until you climb all the way to the Camping Access Road
. Turn left on the access road, then turn right on Leslie Road. You'll quickly see the entrance to the Pine Ridge Trail
on your left.
Ride the Pine Ridge Trail
counter clockwise until you end up back out on Leslie Road. Enter back onto the Camping Access Road
and take a right back onto the Dogwood Trail Access
. Descend down the Dogwood Trail Access
until you can hang a right at the tee onto the Dogwood Loop
Continue heading downhill on the Dogwood Loop
until it flattens at the creek bed, then continue following the creek back to the east.
This ride ends when you return back to the Picnic Area Parking.