close
Layers winter
Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
LEGEND
Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

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

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Native/Tribal
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • 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
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • 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.
      Parking google parking directions
      Links
      Region Details
      • 2
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1
      • 1

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #2,828
      State Ranking
      #16
      Trails
      9
      Total Distance
      6 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      3 miles
      Total Descent
      1,239 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      5,230 ft
      Total Vertical
      667 ft
      Reports
      6
      Photos
      6
      Ridden Counter
      47

      Photos of Barnes Canyon Mountain Bike

      trail: Primer
      36 |
      Dec 23, 2017 @ 11:13am
      Dec 23, 2017
      Primer, Las Vegas
      trail: Primer
      35 |
      Dec 23, 2017 @ 11:12am
      Dec 23, 2017
      Primer, Las Vegas
      trail: Primer
      37 |
      Dec 23, 2017 @ 11:11am
      Dec 23, 2017
      Primer, Las Vegas
      trail: Primer
      44 |
      Dec 23, 2017 @ 11:11am
      Dec 23, 2017
      Primer, Las Vegas
      more photos »

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #743315risdoncreativetrailDirectional Descent 1Should be a blue trail with a few optional...
      Apr 11, 2018 @ 10:22pm
      Apr 11, 2018
      user #271160vermonstertrailDirectional Descent 1Only a few technical sections, otherwise it's...
      Mar 17, 2018 @ 10:37am
      Mar 17, 2018
      user #1187701Ambul6trailDirectional Descent 1Awesome Dh section. Jon@blm and Joel n ace...
      Mar 10, 2018 @ 4:45pm
      Mar 10, 2018
      user #1457166Wheel-sucktrailPrimerRide the trail clock wise!
      Dec 23, 2017 @ 11:14am
      Dec 23, 2017
      more »

      Recent Activity

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1187701Ambul6addridelogMay 20, 2018 ride log
      May 21, 2018 @ 11:44am
      1 days
      user #1424313elderpanacaaddridelogJul 21, 2016 ride log
      Apr 16, 2018 @ 3:07pm
      Apr 16, 2018
      user #1187701Ambul6addridelogApr 14, 2018 ride log and 1 more
      Apr 14, 2018 @ 3:20pm
      Apr 14, 2018
      user #743315risdoncreativevotetrailDirectional Descent 1
      Apr 11, 2018 @ 10:30pm
      Apr 11, 2018
      user #743315risdoncreativecommenttrailDirectional Descent 1
      Apr 11, 2018 @ 10:22pm
      Apr 11, 2018
      view more »

      Nearby Riding Areas

      namedistance
      Caliente Bike Skills Park and Trails 23.8 km
      • By brenthillier NSMBA Plus & contributors
      • Admins: SNMBA, SNMBA, BLM
      • #21898 - 192 views
      • barnes canyon activity log | embed map of Barnes Canyon mountain bike trails | barnes canyon mountain biking points of interest
      • subscribe print map 3d map donate to earn trail karma!

      Downloading of trail gps tracks in kml & gpx formats is enabled for Barnes Canyon.
      You must login to download files.