Allegany State Park Trail Conditions

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3 years 6 months ago #44704 by Painfulldischarge
Painfulldischarge replied the topic: Re: Allegany State Park Trail Conditions

boogenman wrote: We had a very hard time finding the trail, actually rode right past the entrance on the upper part of ridge run.
We parked up top at the summit and then rode to the bottom of Bova and were picked up.


That's a bummer. I can see how that would happen though. the upper entrance on Ridge is a little less obvious. I hit it from the lower entrance on Ridge and its right at the top of a slow steep climbing left hand turn, so it was easy to see.

Buy the ticket, take the ride. -HST

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3 years 6 months ago #44702 by Jon Sundquist
Jon Sundquist replied the topic: Re: Allegany State Park Trail Conditions
The park has ordered signs and will put them up.

After the Raccoon Rally has used it, it should be easier to find.

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3 years 6 months ago #44701 by boogenman
boogenman replied the topic: Re: Allegany State Park Trail Conditions
We had a very hard time finding the trail, actually rode right past the entrance on the upper part of ridge run.
We parked up top at the summit and then rode to the bottom of Bova and were picked up.

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3 years 6 months ago - 3 years 6 months ago #44700 by Jon Sundquist
Jon Sundquist replied the topic: Re: Allegany State Park Trail Conditions
Google Map of the new trail, and existing trails, is in this website article .

I think the trail came out pretty well. That google map also has the approved route of the 8 miles of more singletrack yet to be built. That will be a heavy lift, but we will get it done. The goals is to make this area as much of a singletrack mecca as Golden Hill at a minimum, and approaching the Rock City/McCarty Hill network.

And combine this with the 8 more miles we have approved near Quaker, and the existing Willow Creek and Morrison Trails in the adjacent National Forest, and the planned Jake's Rocks network , this area will be a total singeltrack destination, from Ellicottville to Warren.
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3 years 6 months ago #44699 by Painfulldischarge
Painfulldischarge replied the topic: Re: Allegany State Park Trail Conditions
sorry here is the link to the map point for parking.

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3 years 6 months ago #44698 by Painfulldischarge
Painfulldischarge replied the topic: Re: Allegany State Park Trail Conditions
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At the top of Park Rd is the XC Ski center. You can park there and trails are across rode with signage and maps all over; except for new single track. That is off Ridge Trail. It was easy to find though

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