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9 Bell Trail

Intermediate/Difficult
 3.7 (3)

The main off-road connection between the Scenic River Trail and Archer's Fork Loop Trail.


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Map Key

2.3

Miles

3.8

KM

Point to Point

1,100' 335 m

High

847' 258 m

Low

389' 119 m

Up

374' 114 m

Down

6%

Avg Grade (4°)

19%

Max Grade (11°)

Dogs Unknown

Closed to bikes December 15th - April 15th.

Description

This trail is best ridden in a southerly direction (toward the Scenic River Trail), but is fun to ride both ways if you don't mind a hike-a-bike on the final climb before reaching the Archer's Fork Loop Trail.

Near the half way point on the trail, the trail comes very close to County Road 9 (within 40-50 feet). It's common for riders to jump on and off the trail at this point to bypass sections of the trail or to create a short loop using a combination of road and trail.

This trail is also part of the route for the North Country Trail and Pioneer Trail.

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Photos

One of many rock outcrops
Jan 3, 2020 near New Mat…, OH
Taking a break a top one of the many outcroppings on 9 Bell trail.
May 9, 2021 near Newport, OH
Stream and Phlox at the camping site.
May 9, 2021 near Newport, OH
An interesting orderly pattern of bracket fungi to one of the numerous moss covered decaying logs in streams.
May 9, 2021 near Newport, OH
Moss covered rock
Jan 3, 2020 near New Mat…, OH
Yellow violet and Phlox taking over an old oil rig site.
May 9, 2021 near Newport, OH

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