|Chenango Valley State Park:(Chenango Valley, NY)
Oakley Corners State Forest:(Maine, NY)
- Some of the area's best riding! Lots of technical singletrack linked by fast rolling fire roads. Most of the singletrackis extemely rocky and heavily roted, making suspension a great advantage. Terrian consists mostly of rolling hills with a couple of steep accents/decents. Chenango Valley State Park hosts the annual Chenango Valley Challange Mountain Bike Race in the early fall, and attracts hundres of riders yearly. The race is part of the NYS MTB Points Series and continues to grow in popularity. Maps are normally available at the main gate during season and provide a rough outline of the park's many activities and trail network.
- Driving Directions: Take Interstate 80N to 88E. Take Porte Crane exit. Go North on Rt. 369. Look For signs, Chenango
Jenksville State Forest:(Newark Valley, NY)
- Every rider's little known hot spot! A wide range of riding exists amongst the 16 or so miles of trail. The south side of the woods offers a relatively easy, yet fast paced loop around the forest's pond. The nothern territory is a singletrack lover's dream. Tight technicalsingletrack, short steep accents/descents, and off-chamber trails are a fair challenge for even the strongest riders. Trails are well marked and maps are usually available under the canopy along with a sign-in sheet.
- Driving Directions: From either, Rt 26N (Endicott to Whitney Point) or Rt. 38N (Owego to Newark Valley)get on Rt. 38B and take Dutchtown Rd. Approximately 1.9 miles up Dutchtown is Hullsville Rd on the left. Oakley Corners State Forest is located on that corner. Parking is scarce but available on the other side of Dutchtown.
- Home of the Jenksville Jinx Mountain Bike Race, Jenksville State Forest boast some of the area's most popular riding. Fast paced, Rolling, and relitvely smooth singletrack twist through the acrage. More trails are also located across Shirley Hill Rd. on the other side of the forest. A great workout, and one of the more fun rides around.
- Driving Directions: Take Rt. 38N Through Newark Valley. About one after the traffic light, just before Newark Valley High School, take a left on Tappan Rd. At the stop sign, take a right onto Howard Hill Rd. A little over a mile, take your second right onto Alison Hill Rd. Continue to top of the hill and park in dirt parking lot to the right.