Buzzards Point Trail For Mountain Biking
The 64th most popular mountain bike trail in Pennsylvania.
Friday 15 July 2016 04:23 GMT
North of Jim Thorpe, the Buzzards Point Trail is a 8 mile out and back route to a vista over Lehigh Gorge above Penn Haven Junction.
To reach the mountain biking trailhead from Jim Thorpe, head south on SR209. Turn north on SR903 for 5.2 miles. Turn left on Behrens Road for 2.6 miles to the parking lot on the left.
Starting from the gate, follow the road straight passing side trails and meadows. At 0.6 miles, turn right onto trail. At 1.7 miles, turn right on trail and continue straight passing gate. At 1.9 miles, veer left at fork. At 2.6 miles, proceed straight at intersection. At 2.7 miles, veer left at intersection. At 3.1 miles, veer left at intersection. At 4.2 miles, drop the bike and hike the trail on the right to the vista point.
Overall, Buzzards Point Trail is the 64th most popular mountain bike trail of all 75 mountain biking rides in Pennsylvania. Several of the better mountain bike trails are nearby Buzzards Point Trail including Twin Peaks Loop, Broad Mountain Loop, Glen Onoco / Broad Mountain Loop, Mauch Chunk Ridge Loop, Psycho Bettys Revenge and Switchback TrailGlen Onoko Loop.