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Coal Knob

Intermediate

Trail

2.2 mile 3.5 kilometer point to point
Singletrack
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 200' 61 m
Descent: -126' -38 m
High: 2,142' 653 m
Low: 1,967' 599 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 3% (2°)
Max Grade: 9% (5°)

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A fun way to get to Coal Knob from either direction.

Frank Maguire

Electric Mountain Bikes Unknown

Features -none-

Family Friendly This trail is a little challenging but the unique features and fun descent will make up for the rocks.

Be aware of PA hunting seasons.

Description

Coal Knob might push the limits of a green trail, but the reward is worth the risks. It can be ridden in either direction, just be aware that you'll be thinking "I bet this is fun the other way" until you get up to the Coal Knob. Also, there are several alternate line features to play with on the trail, just be prepared to wheelie drop some, as they don't all transition smoothly.

If you are riding from the parking area, Coal Knob starts out pretty flat until it crosses FS Road 610, the trailhead for Cornplanter is on your left. Then, it begins to climb noticeably, with several rock features forcing you to work a little extra. As you get closer to the top, there are several built rock causeways that might look intimidating but are actually very easy if you pedal smoothly and hold your line. Once you get on top, you are treated to a cool section of eastern slickrock. After you roll off the back of the Coal Knob, you begin dropping through twists and turns all the way to the intersection with Longhouse Trail and Elijah. The trail terminates at FS Road 610 where you can continue on to Tuttletown.

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Jul 27, 2019
Trevor Norris
Jun 23, 2019
Evan B
Great shape!

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#760

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#18

in Pennsylvania

#760

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Climbing up to Coal Knob on G Trail. Jakes Rocks Trail System. Warren, PA.
Aug 30, 2016 near Warren, PA
The Coal Knob slickrock on G Trail. Jakes Rocks Trail System near Warren, PA.
Aug 30, 2016 near Warren, PA
Top to bottom run on Cornplanter
Sep 24, 2019 near Warren, PA

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