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      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
      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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      Caution on Sep 13, 2018
      Local Trail Association
      local trail association
      DORBA
      (dorba.org)

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #559
      State Ranking
      #3
      Trails
      10
      Trails Mountain Bike
      10
      Trails Hike
      9
      Trails Trail Running
      9
      Total Distance
      17 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      8 miles
      Total Descent
      2,610 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      768 ft
      Total Vertical
      247 ft
      Reports
      74
      Photos
      23
      Ridden Counter
      475

      Photos of Big Cedar Wilderness Trails Mountain Bike

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      Texas Sunset, My City
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      Texas Sunset, My City
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      Texas Sunset, My City
      trail: Texas Sunset
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      Oct 3, 2018 @ 4:14pm
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      Texas Sunset, My City
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