Twin Peaks Loop For Mountain Biking

The 6th most popular mountain bike trail in Pennsylvania.

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Southwest of Jim Thorpe, the Twin Peaks Loop is a 20 mile mountain bike route with 1,300 feet of climbing.

This is a challenging loop begins at the Railroad Station in Jim Thorpe. It ascends Flagstaff Mountain and proceeds along the Mauch Chunk Ridge via the Fireline Trail to a powerline at the start of Mauch Chunk Lake. Descend down to the lake and then continue along Lentz Trail Highway to Mauch Chunk Lake Park. Turn onto the Switchback Trail and ascent to the Mount Pisgah summit.

Overall, Twin Peaks Loop is the 6th most popular mountain bike trail of all 75 mountain biking rides in Pennsylvania. Several of the better mountain bike trails are nearby Twin Peaks Loop including Broad Mountain Loop, Glen Onoco / Broad Mountain Loop, Mauch Chunk Ridge Loop, Psycho Bettys Revenge, Switchback Trail and Buzzards Point TrailGlen Onoko Loop.

Twin Peaks 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:  Difficult

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:  40.8636, -75.738

Date Published:  12/28/2015

Date Updated:  6/27/2016

ID:  6442

Twin Peaks Loop Mountain Biking Map


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