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Montour Woods

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5.8 Miles 9.3 Kilometers


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Singletrack

741' 226 m

Ascent

-743' -227 m

Descent

5%

Avg Grade (3°)

25%

Max Grade (14°)

1,123' 342 m

High

764' 233 m

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Shared By Adam Christopher

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This featured ride combines most of the trails to create a nice loop around Montour Woods Area.

Adam Christopher

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Overview

The trail starts and ends at the Hollow Oak Land Trust Park Lot (1885 Hassam Rd, Moon, PA 15108 for your GPS). Each of the trails that make up this featured ride are blazed and have signs at each intersection, which makes navigation easy.

Need to Know

You'll come across a few stream crossings, an abandoned Oil Well, and a small cave. There is a Port-a-John at the Oak Land Trust Parking Lot. Additional parking is available near by at the Montour Rail Trail parking lot.

Description

Starting at the Hollow Oak Land Trust Parking Lot, head up the Oil Well Trail which features an old abandoned oil well and a few small wooden bridges. This trail will put you on Meeks Run Trail which follows along the stream which you'll cross then turn right onto the Honeydew Trail which follows the ridges along the western side of the Conservation Area, eventually descending to connect up with the Powerline Trail.

You'll climb up Powerline and stay to the left near the top to Powerline Trail To Hemlocks Trail Connector then take a sharp right to access the Connector Trail (Hemlocks Spur). This will put you at what will look like an abandoned paved parking lot, which is actually an old Nike Missile Site in the 1950's. Continue on the Connector Trail which takes you to the Nike Trail.

Hang a right for Lollypop Trail which is a short loop that connects you to Highlands Trail. Next you'll use the short Nike Trail to Highlands Trail Connector. At the top you'll turn right on Fallen Oak Trail which is short but sweet. At the intersection, take Hemlocks Trail for some fast and flowy singletrack that features some sharp switchbacks that carve your way back down.

Finally, at the bottom you'll go left on Cave Trail named after the small cave in the hillside right before the river crossing. Climb the hill and you'll finish where you started at the Oak Land Trust Parking Lot.

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Jan 10, 2019
Michael Phair
Finally Ridable now that the trails are frozen up. The trails near the creek are worn pretty good from previous riding through the mud.
Nov 11, 2018
Mike Patterson
4.2mi
Aug 31, 2018
Matt Romaniello
May 25, 2018
Tracy Johnson
5mi — 1h 00m
Mar 4, 2018
Michael Praskovich
4.1mi — 1h 10m
Jul 26, 2017
Marc Haines
12mi
Jul 19, 2017
Kevin Forsythe
Jun 28, 2016
Adam Christopher

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  4.3 from 10 votes

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  4.3 from 10 votes
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