Bear Springs Mountain For Mountain Biking

The 38th most popular mountain bike trail in New York.

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Southwest of Albany and south of Walton in the western Catskills, the 7,200 acre Bear Spring Mountain Wildlife Management Area has 24 miles of marked mountain biking trails rolling through forest and meadows. The scenic routes pass lakes and waterfalls.

To reach the mountain biking trailhead from the north on US88, use Exit 20. Head south on SR10 to Walton. Turn east on SR206 for 5.2 miles. Turn on East Trout Road and head to the campground (where the trailhead is located).

Overall, Bear Springs Mountain is the 38th most popular mountain bike trail of all 48 mountain biking rides in New York. Several of the better mountain bike trails are nearby Bear Springs Mountain including Vernooy Kill Falls Trail and Willowemoc Wild Forest.

Bear Springs Mountain Mountain Biking Map



Local Contact(s):  Bear Springs (518) 357-2048 or (518) 357-2234; NY Tourism (800) CALL NYS.

Best Season:  May - Sep

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  Bear Spring Mountain Campground (607) 865-6989

GPS:  42.1339, -75.0812

Date Published:  1/6/2016

Date Updated:  8/18/2016

ID:  15838

Bear Springs Mountain Mountain Biking Map


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