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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • 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
ContributeDetails
Colors indicate trail is missing specified detail.
  • 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
  • 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
      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
      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
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      Region Details
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      • 3
      • 10
      • 2
      • 2

      Region Status
      Open as of Sep 13, 2019 ago
      Local Trail Association
      local trail association
      DORBA
      (dorba.org)

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #832
      State Ranking
      #8
      Trails (view details)
      19
      Trails Mountain Bike
      19
      Trails E-Bike
      19
      Trails Hike
      17
      Trails Trail Running
      17
      Total Distance
      17 miles
      Total Descent
      2,924 ft
      Total Vertical
      219 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      768 ft
      Reports
      133
      Photos
      75
      Ridden Counter
      1,255

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 0 rides
      • 0 ft avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 0 rides
      • 0 ft avg distance
      Past Week
      • 8 rides
      • 17 miles avg distance

      Photos of Big Cedar Wilderness Trails Mountain Bike

      trail: Crazy Stain
      15 |
      Jul 19, 2019 @ 9:23am
      Jul 19, 2019
      trail: Crazy Stain
      12 |
      Jul 19, 2019 @ 9:23am
      Jul 19, 2019
      832 |
      Apr 12, 2016 @ 5:50pm
      Apr 12, 2016
      1,667 |
      Feb 15, 2015 @ 10:54pm
      Feb 15, 2015
      | 1 comments

      Videos of Big Cedar Wilderness Trails Mountain Bike

      cedarhill state park
      7:48 | 45 | Apr 11, 2016
      pitbull
      trail: Pitbull
      1:05 | 89 | Apr 10, 2016
      Crazy Stain Trail
      0:31 | 75 | Apr 2, 2016
      Pitbull @ Big Cedar
      trail: Pitbull
      0:47 | 134 | Feb 27, 2016

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Texas Sunset
      Sep 13, 2019 @ 3:41pm
      Sep 13, 2019
      DryRanthonOvergrown af. Sad too, probably a fun trail
      SXSW
      Aug 16, 2019 @ 2:23pm
      Aug 16, 2019
      DryManBitesDog DORBA just finished reopening the trail last...
      Crooked Tree
      Jul 28, 2019 @ 11:47am
      Jul 28, 2019
      Very DryEvil-followingHot hot hot!
      Hair of the Dog
      Jul 28, 2019 @ 11:47am
      Jul 28, 2019
      Very DryEvil-followingHot hot hot!
      ManBitesDog
      Jul 28, 2019 @ 11:47am
      Jul 28, 2019
      DryEvil-followingHot hot hot!
      Ranger Connect
      Jul 28, 2019 @ 11:47am
      Jul 28, 2019
      Very DryEvil-followingHot hot hot!
      Access Road
      Jul 28, 2019 @ 11:47am
      Jul 28, 2019
      Very DryEvil-followingHot hot hot!
      Dragonfly
      Jul 28, 2019 @ 11:47am
      Jul 28, 2019
      Very DryEvil-followingHot hot hot!
      Big Brick Climb Bypass
      Jul 28, 2019 @ 11:47am
      Jul 28, 2019
      Very DryEvil-followingBrutal impossible climb but fun...
      Highway Rim
      Jul 19, 2019 @ 12:29pm
      Jul 19, 2019
      DryManBitesDog DORBA Dry and clear, go ride!

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1916782KaleOakleywishlisttrailCrazy Stain and 2 more
      Sep 27, 2019 @ 4:03pm
      Sep 27, 2019
      user #1453935Quik99oliwishlisttrailCopper Head Ridge and 3 more
      Sep 26, 2019 @ 7:24pm
      Sep 26, 2019
      user #1808394RanthonaddreportTexas Sunset
      Sep 13, 2019 @ 7:54pm
      Sep 13, 2019
      user #1810885Rcardo5riddentrailRanger
      Sep 13, 2019 @ 4:01pm
      Sep 13, 2019
      user #1914682BalfusriddentrailRanger and 1 more
      Sep 6, 2019 @ 9:42am
      Sep 6, 2019

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1805383ManBitesDogtrailSXSWnew trail section is open for business, go get...
      Aug 16, 2019 @ 2:22pm
      Aug 16, 2019
      user #1156191lottastoketrailSting of Scorpion (SOS)Heard so much about this place being from...
      Apr 16, 2018 @ 10:19pm
      Apr 16, 2018
      user #369208skidrcreportRusty TromboneFun and very loose.
      Jul 27, 2017 @ 10:19am
      Jul 27, 2017

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