Vultures Knob Wooster, OH

Pivot bikes was having a demo day in Medina Ohio and I had a day off so why not!  I decided to check out demo day and ride a few of the local trails.

Unfortunately it rained the night before I arrived so all the trails were closed, expect for one…Vulture’s Knob.

It’s a privately owned property and is supported by donations.

Vultures Knob

Driving up I was starting to get skeptical about the level of riding. You’ll drive down a flat, dry road going about 10mph(posted) and bysome crop fields. Then you’ll pass a composting facility. It smells ripe that’s for sure!

Turn in here!

You pull in park and see a garage, inside there are self-serve waivers and a donation barrel(the big metal orange one on the corner).

Once signed in, the trail begins left of the garage, you’ll see a sign saying “the beginning”.

It’s definitely not easy, lots of roots, switchbacks, and technical climbing. Doable for a novice, but I’d caution beginners. There were some nice downhills and a few jumps laid out here and there.

Afterwards there is a nice setup for lunch or some cold ones if you brought either with you. I didnt find any water at the location so you better bring your own.

I would definitely go back, there are some nicely cared for trails and the trail names keep you smiling. Especially “Oh Sh***”

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