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  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
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The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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  • Description
  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos
Trail Popularity ?
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine which trails are ridden the most in the last 9 months. Trails are compared with nearby trails in the same city region with a possible 25 colour shades. Think of this as a heatmap, more rides = more kinetic energy = warmer colors.
  • most popular
  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular
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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      Lincoln County offers mountain bikers the next great adventure. Over 40 miles of non-motorized trails are being nestled in the county’s high desert. The area’s terrain, beauty, and climate combine to create an unrivaled mountain biking experience. Around 7.5 miles of trails on BLM-administered land are completed and ready to ride. These trails at Barnes Canyon, near Caliente, are marked and open with options for beginner, intermediate, and advanced riders.

      Construction of additional trails near Kershaw-Ryan State Park is set to begin in Spring of 2018.
      Tepee Rock Parking google parking directions
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      Region Details
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      • 5
      • 1

      Region Status
      Caution as of May 15, 2020
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      12
      Trails Mountain Bike
      12
      Trails E-Bike
      9
      Trails Hike
      9
      Trails Trail Running
      9
      Total Distance
      16 miles
      Total Descent
      2,654 ft
      Total Vertical
      747 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      5,313 ft
      Reports
      31
      Photos
      40
      Ridden Counter
      321

      Popular Barnes Canyon Mountain Biking Trails

      Barnes Canyon Mountain Bike Routes

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      Maximum Enjoyment
      10 miles
      Quick Rip
      4 miles
      Easy Fun
      8 miles

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 0 rides
      • 0 ft avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 0 rides
      • 0 ft avg distance
      Past Week
      • 1 rides
      • 7 miles avg distance

      Photos of Barnes Canyon Mountain Bike

      trail: Mongoose
      13 |
      Apr 26, 2020 @ 6:21pm
      Apr 26, 2020
      trail: Wake Up Call
      88 |
      Sep 25, 2019 @ 2:44pm
      Sep 25, 2019
      trail: Wake Up Call
      73 |
      Sep 25, 2019 @ 2:44pm
      Sep 25, 2019
      trail: Rocky Top
      51 |
      Jul 5, 2019 @ 9:42pm
      Jul 5, 2019

      Videos of Barnes Canyon Mountain Bike

      MTB Caliente NV
      17:42 | 67 | Nov 12, 2019

      Recent Trail Reports

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      Wake Up Call
      May 15, 2020 @ 10:16am
      May 15, 2020
      Dryslimjim4 BLM Weedy grasses taking over a few places;...
      Boar's Head
      May 15, 2020 @ 10:15am
      May 15, 2020
      Variableslimjim4 BLM
      Mongoose
      May 15, 2020 @ 10:14am
      May 15, 2020
      Freeze/thaw Cycleslimjim4 BLM
      Access Trail
      Jan 26, 2020 @ 8:47am
      Jan 26, 2020
      Freeze/thaw Cyclextine85Road to the trailhead is in great...
      More Goose
      Sep 21, 2019 @ 11:02am
      Sep 21, 2019
      Very Drysummermudd
      Rocky Top
      Sep 21, 2019 @ 11:02am
      Sep 21, 2019
      Very Drysummermudd
      Primer
      Sep 21, 2019 @ 11:02am
      Sep 21, 2019
      Very Drysummermudd
      Moar Boar
      Sep 21, 2019 @ 11:02am
      Sep 21, 2019
      Very Drysummermudd
      Access Road
      Jul 28, 2019 @ 6:04am
      Jul 28, 2019
      Drypzim29 Water Canyon Road Shoal Creek
      Primer
      Oct 23, 2018 @ 3:39pm
      Oct 23, 2018
      DrywrightwoodfilmsSeemed like it rained a day or two ago...

      Activity Feed

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      user #2039586Ashallard59riddentrailMongoose and 1 more
      May 24, 2020 @ 2:46pm
      2 days
      user #897422slimjim4addreportMongoose and 2 more
      May 15, 2020 @ 10:14am
      May 15, 2020
      user #1951499aydenmanningvotetrailMongoose and 2 more
      May 3, 2020 @ 10:12pm
      May 3, 2020
      user #1925832Onestep4meaddphoto in My City
      Apr 26, 2020 @ 6:21pm
      Apr 26, 2020
      user #1925832Onestep4mecommenttrailParallel
      Apr 25, 2020 @ 3:38pm
      Apr 25, 2020

      Recent Comments

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      user #1925832Onestep4metrailParallelLots of baseball and softball sized loose rock...
      Apr 25, 2020 @ 3:38pm
      Apr 25, 2020
      user #1240408SLMJJtrailBack 40Ride it as a downhill. Smooth with a few...
      Oct 6, 2019 @ 5:32pm
      Oct 6, 2019
      user #1240408SLMJJtrailRocky TopModerately technical with fun rocks 6-14...
      Oct 6, 2019 @ 5:28pm
      Oct 6, 2019
      user #1240408SLMJJtrailMongooseEnjoyable easy grade climb. No technical...
      Oct 6, 2019 @ 5:25pm
      Oct 6, 2019
      user #1071718burninator63trailBoar's HeadGreat trail. A fun DH ride. I would probably...
      Jul 5, 2019 @ 4:15pm
      Jul 5, 2019

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Kershaw-Ryan State Park 3 2 13.7 km
      Caliente Bike Skills Park and Trails 3 2 33.9 km
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