Cedar Rock Trail

At A Glance

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1.43 mi one-way

Difficulty Rating: 1.43 (More Difficult)
Steepness: Hilly
Tread Condition: Moderately Rough
Rides That Use This Trail: Eastern Slickrock

Description

Don't miss this one! This trail offers some of the best - and only - slickrock riding in the East. Combined with Big Rock, this covers most of the slickrock in Dupont. Long sections of solid, rough granite are interspersed with patches of trees, dirt, sand, and moss. You'll find rocky, technical downhills both ways.

This is a moderate climb if ridden east-to-south; more of a killer climb if ridden south-to-east. Open areas are awfully hot in summer; bring plenty of water. Forested areas consist of thin pine trees and there are some great views. Some lower sections in the woods have been rock-armored to help prevent erosion.

This trail is part of the Eastern Slickrock Best Ride.

The trail is shaped like a half-loop; you can ride it in either direction using the Little River trail to close the loop.

Intersecting Trails

  • Big Rock
  • Little River
  • This trail is located in the Dupont State Forest area. For a list of all the trails in that area, see the Dupont State Forest trails list page.

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    Trail Segments

    Trails are often made up of several connecting paths which may have different characteristics, allowed uses, and seasons. This trail is divided into multiple segments as follows:

    Cedar Rock - NE

    • Allowed Uses: Hiking, Mountain Biking, Horseback Riding
    • Length: 0.83 mi

    Cedar Rock - SW

    • Allowed Uses: Hiking, Mountain Biking, Horseback Riding
    • Length: 0.59 mi

    Total Calculated Length: 1.43 mi

    This value is derived from our underlying map data, and it may not match officially published information.

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