German Ridge Trail For Mountain Biking

The 9th most popular mountain bike trail in Indiana.

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South of St. Croix near Rome in the Hoosier National Forest, the German Ridge Trail is a 24 mile mountain bike route.

To reach the trailhead from US64: Take I-64 to IN 37 south (Exit 79). Take IN 37 south approximately 18 miles to IN 70. Go east on IN 70. In less than 1 mile, turn right where the big German Ridge Recreation Area sign indicates. When that road Ts into another, turn right. You are now on Gerald Road. Watch for German Ridge Road on your left. Turn there, and the parking area is 0.9 mile south.

Overall, German Ridge Trail is the 9th most popular mountain bike trail of all 15 mountain biking rides in Indiana. Several of the better mountain bike trails are nearby German Ridge Trail including Nebo Ridge Loop / Knobstone Trail, Oriole West Trail System, Hoosier National Forest, Hickory Ridge Trail, Birdseye Trail and Youngs Creek TrailShirley Creek.

German Ridge Trail Mountain Biking Map



Local Contact(s):  Hoosier National Forest (812) 547-7051; Indiana Tourism (800) 289-6646; Bicycle Garage (812) 339-3457.

Best Season:  Any

Average Difficulty:  Easy

Base Camp:  NFS German Ridge Campground

Reference Source:  click here

GPS:  37.95469, -86.58268

Date Published:  5/17/2016

Date Updated:  6/29/2016

ID:  14566

German Ridge Trail Mountain Biking Map


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