Helmets are required, other protective equipment is strongly recommended.
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The trail system will be open daily from sunrise to sunset when the trail status is posted as open. The trail system may be closed when snow, ice, wet, or muddy conditions are present or for occasional maintenance operations or a permitted special event is scheduled to occur.
Subscribe to text or email alerts for all closure notification. Closures will be posted on the Erie Singletrack webpage.
Parks & Recreation staff have the right to close the facility at any time without notice. Staff will enact closures if the following criteria are met: wet/muddy conditions present, snowy/icy conditions present, Parks Division maintenance operations, and/or Town-permitted special event. Staff will not implement partial closures – Entire trail closures will be enacted if any conditions are present that meet the established trail closure protocols. If closures are enacted, they will remain in effect for a minimum of a 24 hour period from the time that they were last assessed.
We appreciate your patience during these times.
Staff will assess trail conditions on a daily basis at 7 a.m. during peak usage months (March through November) and post the status of the trails if there is a change in the closure status. Staff will assess conditions during winter months (December through February) less frequently than during peak usage months. Staff will assess and post closures on an as needed or weekly basis.
Closures will be posted on the Erie Singletrack webpage.
Sign up for the singletrack trail closure alerts and text message notifications on our Notify Me webpage: www.erieco.gov/notifyme.
Yes, portable toilets are located at the parking lot.
There is no access to drinking water on-site. Please bring water to remain adequately hydrated when utilizing the trail system.
The trail system is open to all user groups, with the exception of horseback riding. However, the trails located within the Erie Singletrack trails at Sunset Open Space were specifically designed for downhill bike usage. Hiking and trail running are highly discouraged in these areas as bikes are often traveling at high speeds and can quickly approach any other users and pose safety hazards. Bikers have the right of way at all times on these trails. The trails located at Sunset West Trails (located to the west of the singletrack trails) are better suited for trail running, hiking, and dog walking.
Yes, Class 1 & 2 E-bikes are permitted on Town-maintained multi-purpose, natural surface, and singletrack trails. Class 3 E-bikes are not permitted on any Town-maintained multi-purpose, natural surface, or singletrack trails.
Dog walking on these trails are highly discouraged in these areas as bikes are often traveling at high speeds and can quickly approach any other trail users and pose safety hazards. Bikers have the right of way at all times on these trails. The trails located at Sunset West Trails (located to the west of the singletrack trails) are better suited for trail running, hiking, and dog walking. Dogs are allowed but must be on-leash and attended at all times.
Individual use of the park is free, there is no charge for admission.