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Super fun loop that has some technical and some flowy stuff in it.


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11.4

Miles

18.4

KM

100%

Singletrack

510' 156 m

High

358' 109 m

Low

787' 240 m

Up

790' 241 m

Down

3%

Avg Grade (1°)

12%

Max Grade (7°)

Dogs Unknown

E-Bikes Unknown

Pay attention to hunting season. Connecticut is no hunting on Sundays.

Overview

The trails at Moween range from intermediate to expert with optional natural features. This is a fun, technical loop. There are lots of trail features including jumps, drops, rollers, log rides, and up-and-overs.

Need to Know

Currently parking is limited.

Description

Start at the curve on Scott Hill Rd, head up a small hill on Neil's Way (Orange Blaze Spur to Orange Blaze Trail) bearing right as you come off of the first small downhill. Follow Neil's Way around to the cart road. Look for the Black Dot trail just down to your right on the cart road (20 yards or so).

Follow the Black Dot trail around. This trail is new, and it's where the new parking lot is expected to be put in for the park. The new parking lot will be on Scott Hill Rd and the Black Dot will pass either right by it or through it.

Follow the Black Dot to the intersection of the Yellow Trail and White Trail. Go straight onto the White Trail. The White Trail will cross over a few green cart road trails but stay on it until the the trail dumps straight into the Red Trail. The White Trail has a number of rock up-and-overs or rollers. Towards the end of the White Trail you'll pass a "living" log ride. It's a live tree that grew sideways on the ground.

The Red Trail has lots of features, too many to list and is the most difficult trail in the park. Whenever you come to an intersection with a doubletrack trail, always go straight following the red markers. The Red Trail will run straight into the Yellow Trail, again lots of rock-rollers and a few drops. The same rule applies at all doubletrack intersections; look to go straight through this time following the yellow tags.

The Yellow Trail will bring you back to the intersection of the Black Dot and White Trail. Bear right onto the Black Dot and follow the trail in reverse from your entry to Neil's Way.

History & Background

Moween was where the Polaroid camera was invented, or something like that.

Contacts

Shared By:

Jon Petersen with improvements by Bob Caporaso

Trail Ratings

  4.4 from 22 votes

#766

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  4.4 from 22 votes
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Dec 23, 2016 near Colchester, CT
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