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      A rare treat in the San Rafael Swell: beginner-intermediate singletrack This trail is great: interesting but not too technical, and spectacular views into the Good Water canyon and the San Rafael Gorge. The singletrack that traces the rim of the Good Water side-canyon is about 17 miles, and taking the dirt roads back to make a loop adds about 5 more miles. Free parking at either end, or you can start from the middle. Lots of BLM camp areas. This entire area is called the "Wedge" by the local BLM and is a special recreation area. As of 2015 Oct there were no fees for camping. There area about 14 designated BLM camps within the Wedge recreation area with about 6 camp sites on the actual Wedge rim, but the BLM has been adding more from time to time. Closest town for fuel/food/emergencies is Castledale and is about 20m from the Wedge Overlook.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Shuttleable: YES
      Parking for Wedge overlook and the Good Water Trail google parking directions
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      Region Details
      • 7
      • 6

      Region Status
      Open as of Sep 22, 2019 ago

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #1,917
      State Ranking
      #64
      Trails (view details)
      13
      Trails Mountain Bike
      13
      Trails Hike
      13
      Trails Trail Running
      13
      Total Distance
      49 miles
      Total Descent
      4,179 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,545 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      6,964 ft
      Reports
      31
      Photos
      27
      Ridden Counter
      991

      Photos of Good Water Rim Mountain Bike

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      Sep 30, 2019 @ 4:15am
      Sep 30, 2019
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      Sep 30, 2019 @ 4:14am
      Sep 30, 2019
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      Sep 28, 2019 @ 10:00am
      Sep 28, 2019
      332 |
      Aug 26, 2015 @ 7:52am
      Aug 26, 2015

      Recent Trail Reports

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      user #1738772Deez54wishlisttrailGood Water
      Oct 19, 2019 @ 9:27pm
      1 days
      user #1359703rteszkawishlisttrailEagle Canyon
      Oct 15, 2019 @ 10:21pm
      Oct 15, 2019
      user #1191294catnogood1wishlisttrailGood Water Rim (E)
      Oct 15, 2019 @ 3:32pm
      Oct 15, 2019
      user #1191294catnogood1wishlisttrailGood Water Rim (E)
      Oct 14, 2019 @ 9:57pm
      Oct 14, 2019
      user #1435464ShaneGTwishlisttrailGood Water Rim (E)
      Oct 9, 2019 @ 8:37am
      Oct 9, 2019

      Recent Comments

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      user #1756306CdrewcotrailGood WaterGreat ride! Beautiful with deep canyon views,...
      May 18, 2019 @ 2:49pm
      May 18, 2019
      user #1756306CdrewcotrailGood Water Rim (E)Fun ride meandering along the canyon, some...
      May 18, 2019 @ 2:47pm
      May 18, 2019
      user #1543884Ericafarr90trailGood Water Rim (E)Fun trail with beautiful views. You have to...
      Jun 5, 2018 @ 6:09pm
      Jun 5, 2018
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