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      Hours: Dawn till Dusk Tuesday through Saturday. Closed on Monday to let area rest, but open on major holidays that fall on Mondays. Closed Sunday mornings until 1:00pm for church service.

      The pavilion is open for use We have bathrooms and showers, check it out! Please do not park in the church parking lot or the area around the ONCOR transformer station.

      Check DORBA.ORG for trail status

      Current on property loops off of Ranger are:

      Dragonfly

      Crooked Tree

      Man Bites Dog

      I Can

      Texas Sunset

      SXSW

      All other trails are closed pending land status review.


      Big Cedar Wilderness Trails is located atop one of the most breathtaking escarpment areas in North Texas. Boasting the highest elevation in the city of Dallas, BCWT winds through cedar and hardwood forest and descends quickly into a valley in a dramatic elevation change. The valley consists mostly of mesquite trees and cactus. At this time, BCWT has ten+ loops ranging from beginner to advanced. They all come off and return to the main trail called Ranger (white). Each is marked by colored arrows. More trails are under construction.

      List of Trails in order: Posted levels of difficulty are will range according to each riders skill.

      Texas Sunset (Purple)...(this loop starts just to the left of kiosk. You can chose to do Texas Sunset first or last) Advanced

      Ranger (white) (This is the MAIN LOOP) Beginner - Intermediate-Advanced

      Blue Canyon (orange inside of white, it is part of the Ranger Loop) Beginner

      SXSW....South by South West (orange) Intermediate-Advanced

      Dragonfly (light red) Beginner

      Crooked Tree (green) Beginner

      Copperhead Ridge (yellow) Advanced

      Man Bites Dog (dark red) Intermediate-Advanced

      Highway Rim (yellow) Intermdiate

      Lower 40 (light green) Beginner

      Emerald Lake Loop (light orange) Beginner

      Death Valley (light blue) Intermediate

      Pack Mule (green) Intermediate

      I Can (Pink!) Beginner

      S.O.S (red) Advanced

      Barbwire(crimson red) Intermediate-Advanced

      FREERIDE TRAILS:
      M.U.T.T.
      CRAZY STAIN

      DIRT JUMPS:
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Land Status: Private Property
      Parking google parking directions
      Access Info:
      Located on the property of Mountain Creek Community Church, 5950 Eagle Ford, Dallas, Texas 75249. From I-20 take Mountain Creek Parkway South to West Wheatland Road. Turn left on West Wheatland Road. Turn Left on Christie Lane (first Left). Turn Right on ISOM Road (first right). Go about 1 long block,Turn Left into NEW Parking lot through the gate. Look for the Trailhead sign. Park anyplace
      Disclaimer:
      Closed Sunday mornings until 1:00pm for church service and all day Monday.
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      Region Details
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      Region Status
      Open as of 1 day
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      27
      Trails Mountain Bike
      27
      Trails E-Bike
      24
      Trails Hike
      24
      Trails Trail Running
      24
      Total Distance
      23 miles
      Total Descent
      3,061 ft
      Total Vertical
      260 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      768 ft
      Reports
      1,857
      Photos
      83
      Ridden Counter
      5,440

      Photos of Big Cedar Wilderness Trails Mountain Bike

      trail: I CAN
      525 |
      Mar 30, 2021 @ 12:20am
      Mar 30, 2021
      trail: I CAN
      238 |
      Mar 29, 2021 @ 4:22pm
      Mar 29, 2021
      trail: Vortex
      220 |
      Mar 8, 2021 @ 2:14pm
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      trail: Vortex
      135 |
      Mar 8, 2021 @ 2:14pm
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      trail: Vortex
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      Mar 8, 2021 @ 2:14pm
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      trail: Vortex
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      Mar 8, 2021 @ 2:14pm
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      trail: Vortex
      66 |
      Mar 8, 2021 @ 2:14pm
      Mar 8, 2021

      Videos of Big Cedar Wilderness Trails Mountain Bike

      Pitbull following Jorge - Jan 21
      trail: Pitbull
      169 | Jun 15, 2021
      Senderville @ Big Cedar
      141 | Jun 15, 2021
      cedarhill state park
      7:48 | 337 | Apr 11, 2016
      pitbull
      trail: Pitbull
      1:05 | 488 | Apr 10, 2016
      Crazy Stain Trail
      0:31 | 459 | Apr 2, 2016
      Pitbull @ Big Cedar
      trail: Pitbull
      0:47 | 369 | Feb 27, 2016
      Big cedar wilderness
      trail: Pitbull
      3:01 | 307 | Dec 14, 2014
      I can DROP big cedar. #shorts
      trail: I CAN
      0:10 | 241 | May 24, 2021 , Dallas

      Recent Trail Reports

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      user #2043344BP1977addreportAccess Road and 28 more
      Oct 16, 2021 @ 8:47am
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      user #2043344BP1977addreportAccess Road and 28 more
      Oct 11, 2021 @ 10:04am
      Oct 11, 2021
      user #2424416GrizzlyTexancommenttrailSting of Scorpion (SOS)
      Oct 6, 2021 @ 1:02pm
      Oct 6, 2021
      user #1805383ManBitesDogaddreportAccess Road and 28 more
      Oct 4, 2021 @ 12:38pm
      Oct 4, 2021
      user #1805383ManBitesDogaddreportAccess Road and 28 more
      Oct 1, 2021 @ 1:15pm
      Oct 1, 2021

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      user #2424416GrizzlyTexantrailSting of Scorpion (SOS)I would def. recommend you hitting up now,...
      Oct 6, 2021 @ 1:02pm
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      user #1214430nbhurstreportRangerNo, it's Oakleys. Not sure where else to post.
      Sep 17, 2021 @ 4:06pm
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      user #2043344BP1977reportRangerSomeone lost a pair of blue Shimano...
      Sep 17, 2021 @ 3:35pm
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      user #1862352PaddyWhackedtrailVortexAwesome sauce
      Sep 4, 2021 @ 8:07pm
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      user #2735535Bobby-LillyreportCrooked TreeDry/Tacky Ranger lower 40 man bites and Tx....
      Jul 21, 2021 @ 11:06am
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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike2723 miles3,061 ft10 miles259 ft
      #939#481821,857103,027
      E-Bike2423 miles3,054 ft10 miles259 ft
      #237#681,84033
      Hike2423 miles2,815 ft9 miles259 ft
      #740#44211,84781
      Trail Running2423 miles2,815 ft9 miles259 ft
      #743#4401,84771
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