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  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • 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
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      The Watershed is a treasured jewel to area mountain bikers. It has has fantastic riding opportunities but like Gambrill the trails are rocky and technical. Due to advanced terrain and unmarked, the Watershed is a poor choice for beginners.
      Primary Trail Type: All-Mountain & Downhill
      Shuttleable: YES
      Parking google parking directions
      Region Details
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      • 37
      • 11
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      Open on Jul 12, 2018

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #1,460
      State Ranking
      #5
      Trails
      58
      Total Distance
      60 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      31 miles
      Total Descent
      13,094 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,861 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,089 ft
      Reports
      150
      Photos
      12
      Ridden Counter
      1,261

      Popular Frederick Watershed Mountain Bike Trails

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      Recent Trail Reports

      Current Trail Warnings

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      Death March
      May 3, 2018 @ 3:51pm
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      Photos of Frederick Watershed Mountain Bike

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      Feb 27, 2018 @ 1:51pm
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      Videos of Frederick Watershed Mountain Bike

      BUGS. BRANCHES. SPEED & CHUNKS. SOUNDS...
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      0:46 | 152 | Apr 29, 2017
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      2:33 | 194 | Apr 23, 2017
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      Frederick Watershed Mountain Bike Routes

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      Short Loop from Hamburg Rd
      5 miles
      A Handfull of Miles with Wicked Ups
      15 miles
      Shed Part 2
      12 miles
      WaterShed Ride from Hamburg Road
      16 miles

      Recent Comments

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      user #1383893JtpixstrailUnknownGolf Balls
      Jul 17, 2018 @ 12:17pm
      Jul 17, 2018
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      Jul 9, 2018 @ 1:19pm
      Jul 9, 2018
      user #1390977JCHILLTOPPERStrailSuper Steepwho ever Chris and Walt are, if they built it,...
      Jun 17, 2018 @ 3:41am
      Jun 17, 2018
      user #430140Dcp584trailSuper SteepFact! It's also know as Chris and Walts',...
      May 17, 2018 @ 3:00pm
      May 17, 2018
      user #1469359XcMarlin7trailSkinkTHIS IS A VERY CHALLENGING TRAIL. BE WARNED!
      Mar 30, 2018 @ 1:26pm
      Mar 30, 2018
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