Mauch Chunk Ridge Loop For Mountain Biking

The 67th most popular mountain bike trail in Pennsylvania.

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West of Jim Thorpe, the Mauch Chunk Ridge Loop is a 9 mile loop over rolling singletrack with some technical sections.

Themountain bike route starts from town and heads west out Broadway and up onto the Switchback Trail for a mile or so. Then it up Flagstaff road for 1.6 miles to a double and single track leading back down to the Switchback Trail.

Overall, Mauch Chunk Ridge Loop is the 67th most popular mountain bike trail of all 75 mountain biking rides in Pennsylvania. Several of the better mountain bike trails are nearby Mauch Chunk Ridge Loop including Twin Peaks Loop, Broad Mountain Loop, Glen Onoco / Broad Mountain Loop, Psycho Bettys Revenge, Switchback Trail and Buzzards Point TrailGlen Onoko Loop.

Mauch Chunk Ridge Loop Mountain Biking Map



Local Contact(s):  Carbon County Tourism (717) 325-3673; PA Visitor Info. (800) VISIT-PA; Blue Mountain Sports (570) 325-4421; Adventure Central (trailhead shuttles) (800) GRAB-FUN.

Recommended Book:  "Mountain Biking Pennsylvania" from Rob Ginieczki

Best Season:  Apr. - Oct.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  Mauch Chunk Lake Park Campground (570) 325-3669

Luxury Loding:  Inn At Jim Thorpe (800) 329-2599; Victoriann B&B (570) 325-8107

Breakfast Restaurant:  Black Bread Cafe; Sunrise Diner

Reference Source:  click here

GPS:  40.8681, -75.7393

Date Published:  12/31/2015

Date Updated:  8/11/2016

ID:  15830

Mauch Chunk Ridge Loop Mountain Biking Map


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