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  • 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
  • Indigenous
  • 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
      Splendid Isolation, the Big Bend...
      There is a place in Far West Texas where night skies are dark as coal and rivers carve temple-like canyons in ancient limestone. Here, at the end of the road, hundreds of bird species take refuge in a solitary mountain range surrounded by weather-beaten desert. Tenacious cactus bloom in sublime southwestern sun, and diversity of species is the best in the country. This magical place is Big Bend.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Shuttleable: YES
      Access Info:
      CAUTION: This is a desolate, remote network of trails and is not to be underestimated. Please consult or hire a local guide such as Desert Sports in Terlingua to maximize both safety and enjoyment of this region. A backcountry permit is required. Obtain a backcountry permit at the Panther Junction Ranger Station.
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      State Ranking
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      Trails (view details)
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      Trails Mountain Bike
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      7
      Trails Trail Running
      7
      Total Distance
      102 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      57 miles
      Total Descent
      7,479 ft
      Total Vertical
      2,137 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      3,983 ft
      Ridden Counter
      11

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      River Road East to West - Full
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