Project Profile: Old Farm Trail

Narrative: Old Farm Trail is a beginner/intermediate trail that circumnavigates the Cokeley Recreation Area of North Bend State Park near Harrisville, WV. Designed as a race course for the inaugural year of the West Virginia Interscholastic Cycling League, this loop has short-cut options, flowing mountain bike optimized style, and plenty of passing areas. It is also designed to control speed in a counter clockwise direction and to optimize fun in a clockwise direction.

Trail Type: front country trail, AppDirt Class 3 Trail

Length: 3.1 miles

Constructed: Fall 2018/Spring2019

Project Profile: Hacksaw Trail

Narrative: Hacksaw is a natural single track trail in the Baileys Trail System near Athens, Ohio. It offers up a tight and challenging single track experience with minimal climbing or descending. Hacksaw takes advantage of exposure, challenging roots, and balance oriented maneuvers to increase challenge over other near-by trails.

Trail Type: backcountry trail, AppDirt Class 2 Trail

Length: 1.1 miles

Constructed: Fall 2020

Project Profile: Rock and Roll Trail

Narrative: A mountain bikers trail experience at Cacapon State Park starts with Rock and Roll Trail, a beginner-intermediate route starting from the lowest trail head at the park. This trail features a flowing trail experience on mostly even terrain, with progressive opportunities to get introduced to the rocky terrain that exists in the rest of the park. A wide assortment of technical trail features offer plenty of engagement for more advanced riders. From Rock and Roll, connecting intermediate trails open up possibilities to navigate the rest of the trail system.

Trail Type: front country trail, AppDirt Class 3 Trail

Length: 2.2 miles

Constructed: Spring 2020

Project Profile: Tipple Top Trail

Narrative: Tipple Top Trail is intended to be a natural single track option that provides an adventurous route through the more bike optimized loop potential presented early in the Baileys Trail System. It mirrors the warble of the natural topography with a constantly meandering alignment and ample movement.

Trail Type: front country trail, AppDirt Class 3 Trail

Length: 4.6 miles

Constructed: Fall 2019/Summer 2020

Project Profile: Thayer Trace Trail

Narrative: Thayer Trace Trail was constructed for Deep Creek Lake State Park and the Maryland DNR as a part of IMBA Trail Solutions large scale construction effort from 2018-2019. Appalachian Dirt was sub-contracted to build the whole of Thayer Trace as a modern backcountry experience. A mix of CCC era inspired rock work with a modern and flowing MTB style characterizes this trail. This trail was intended to be an intermediate/advanced trail in an area where riders are well seasoned and used to technical rock riding, accesses from the state park as a part of larger more advanced loops.

Trail Type: backcountry trail, AppDirt Class 2 Trail

Length: 3 miles

Constructed: Summer 2019

Project Profile: Gob Pile Trail

Narrative: Gob Pile Trail is one of the first trails of the Baileys Trail System near Athens, Ohio and provides a short loop on a ridge line above the Chauncey Depot Trail with views of the trailhead in the Village of Chauncey.

Trail Type: front country trail, AppDirt Class 4 Trail

Length: .7 miles

Constructed: Fall 2019

Project Profile: Chauncey Depot Trail

Narrative: The Chauncey Depot Trail is the gateway to the Baileys Trail System near Athens, OH. This system’s main trailhead is located in the village of Chauncey, and the Chauncey Depot Trail is a mellow and winding loop that connects to the first two options for green, natural surface single track. Making use of a former strip mine, this trail winds through a meadow filled with grasses and shrubs. The gentle rollers and meandering alignment prepares trail users for the mountain bike optimized flavor to come later in the system, while the hardened gravel surface allows for all-weather use and a wider variety of user needs.

Trail Type: all-weather trail, front country trail, gravel trail, AppDirt Class 4 Trail

Length: .5 miles

Constructed: Winter 2019/2020