Trail Conditions
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  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
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Trail Flow (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%
  • bi-directional trail
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Trail Last Ridden
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Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
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  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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Trail Popularity ?
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Trailforks users anonymized public ridelogs from the past 6 months.
  • mountain biking recent
  • mountain biking (>6 month)
  • hiking (1 year)
  • moto (1 year)
Activity Recordings
Trailforks users anonymized public skilogs from the past 12 months.
  • Downhill Ski
  • Backcountry Ski
  • Nordic Ski
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      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
      Land Status: National Park
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      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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      Region Status
      Open as of Feb 10, 2020


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      Trails (view details)
      Trails Mountain Bike
      Trails E-Bike
      Trails Hike
      Trails Trail Running
      Total Distance
      161 miles
      Total Descent
      21,987 ft
      Total Vertical
      5,927 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      7,773 ft
      Ridden Counter

      Outside Logo Articles

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      Photos of Big Bend National Park Mountain Bike

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      Activity Feed

      user #1696117DolomiteATXaddreportWindow Trail
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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike7103 miles7,461 ft57 miles2,162 ft
      E-Bike7103 miles7,461 ft57 miles2,162 ft
      Hike33161 miles21,988 ft90 miles5,925 ft
      Trail Running33161 miles21,988 ft90 miles5,925 ft
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