MTB Project Logo

blueBlack Eleanor City Park Trail

  4.8 ( 13 ) Favorite

Navigate on-trail with our free app

iOS App Store Android App Store

Trail

18.1 mile 29.1 kilometer loop
95% Singletrack
Intermediate/Difficult

Elevation

Ascent: 1,105' 337 m
Descent: -1,104' -337 m
High: 964' 294 m
Low: 580' 177 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 2% (1°)
Max Grade: 16% (9°)

Dogs

Leashed
Driving directions Take a virtual tour
Zoom in to see details
Map Key

Trail shared by Calvin Leport

Navigate on-trail with our free app

iOS App Store Android App Store

Weather

Getting forecast...

Current trail conditions

Minor Issues 20 days ago See History

Popular rides nearby

Biked this trail?

Add details to help others plan their adventure.

Over 18 miles of true singletrack built by mountain bikers for mountain bikers.

Calvin Leport

E-Bikes Unknown

Features -none-

Family Friendly At the Putnam County Park there's a city pool, an 18-hole frisbee golf course, and a large playground.

Overview

This is a crazy fun trail system that makes great use of the area for a lot of mileage. You'll want to ride it over and over again!

Description

The trail system (main loop) is approximately eighteen (18) miles in length and is appropriate for all levels of riding from beginner to expert. The trails are flowy and require a moderate skill level for the most technical areas. The trailhead is located by the shelter near the front of the park. A kiosk beside the trailhead contains a map of the entire course, along with signage instructions. The course is designed and marked to be ridden counterclockwise, but can be ridden in both directions.

The trails are well marked with red arrow plates that mark the main loop. Each major intersection is numbered and contains a smaller map indicating your position on the course. The yellow arrow plates at each intersection indicate shortcuts from the main loop, which allow you to plan the ride best for you.

This is a beautiful trail system with amazing infrastructure that includes fifteen bridges, more than one hundred drains and several banked turns. There are absolutely no wet or muddy areas on the course, and it is considered the go to place to ride when neighboring trails are too wet. The course has approximately 1,800’ of climbing and will certainly test your cardio fitness. The must-ride trails include Faceplant, Gunrange and Overlook. There are group rides on Tuesday and Thursday at 6:00 p.m. weather permitting. The beginner riders generally stay on the lower trails.

History & Background

Eleanor is a town in Putnam County, West Virginia, United States, along the Kanawha River. The town was established as a New Deal project in the 1930s and named after Eleanor Roosevelt.

Contacts

Land Manager: Putnam County, WV

Rate This Featured Ride

Rate Quality


   Clear Rating

Rate Difficulty

Share This Ride

Check In

Check-Ins

Jan 30, 2019
Tripp Lewis
Oct 24, 2018
Mike Bohan
Best trail ridden in WV yet! 13.9mi
Oct 8, 2018
Jim Shoemaker
This trail will work you, especially in the fall when leaves mask the trail. A hidden gem that is lightly used. Bring bug spray!!!! 18.7mi — 2h 45m
Jul 20, 2018
Seth Clark
Ride it all year long. awesome. Ride/Run it everyday. 9mi — 1h 05m
Jul 13, 2018
Joey Atkins
Jun 28, 2018
SA Sanchez
On way to bachelor party. Ben wrecked. Too wet to be good.
Apr 12, 2018
Chad Braunbeck
18.5mi
Nov 18, 2017
Calvin Leport
15mi

Trail Ratings

  4.8 from 13 votes

#517

Overall
  4.8 from 13 votes
5 Star
77%
4 Star
23%
3 Star
0%
2 Star
0%
1 Star
0%
Rankings

#517

Overall
115 Views Last Month
2,869 Since Aug 30, 2017
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult

0%
0%
38%
62%
0%
0%

0 Comments

MTB Project is part of the REI Co-op family,
where a life outdoors is a life well lived.

Shop REI Mountain Bike

MTB Project is supported by

Support Your Local IMBA Chapter