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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • 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
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  • 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
  • Ideal
  • 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
  • Boardwalk Boardwalk
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
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      Region Details
      • 6
      • 6
      • 32
      • 6
      • 1

      Region Status
      Caution as of Nov 1, 2020
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      51
      Trails Mountain Bike
      51
      Trails Hike
      51
      Trails Trail Running
      51
      Total Distance
      80 miles
      Total Descent
      9,392 ft
      Total Vertical
      3,001 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      7,168 ft
      Reports
      75
      Photos
      78
      Ridden Counter
      2,117

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 6 rides
      • 8 miles avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 4 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
      Past Week
      • 31 rides
      • 9 miles avg distance

      Photos of North Franklin Mountain Mountain Bike

      trail: Mad Cow
      8 |
      Oct 17, 2020 @ 3:10pm
      Oct 17, 2020
      trail: Sotol Forest
      4 |
      Sep 15, 2020 @ 6:35pm
      Sep 15, 2020
      trail: Sotol Forest
      5 |
      Sep 15, 2020 @ 6:35pm
      Sep 15, 2020
      trail: Blue Moon
      50 |
      Mar 30, 2020 @ 8:07am
      Mar 30, 2020

      Videos of North Franklin Mountain Mountain Bike

      Northern Pass
      3:51 | 311 | Aug 13, 2012
      Franklin Mountains State Park - Old Tin Mines...
      trail: Blue Moon
      3:30 | 217 | Aug 12, 2012
      El Paso Mtn Biking on the Sotol Forest/Round...
      3:23 | 210 | May 8, 2012
      Sierra Vista
      6:10 | 41 | Aug 5, 2020 , El Paso

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Antler Run
      Nov 1, 2020 @ 9:42am
      Nov 1, 2020
      DryArturobr1BD3Overgrown vegetation with thorns sticking...
      Goons Loop
      Oct 6, 2020 @ 10:06am
      Oct 6, 2020
      Very Dryacel29
      Mad Cow
      Aug 11, 2020 @ 8:50pm
      Aug 11, 2020
      DryJerjor96Bridge has a decent hole. Be careful!
      Sotol Extension
      Jun 11, 2020 @ 5:30am
      Jun 11, 2020
      Very Dryspike28aovergrowth of vegetation will shred your...
      Sotol Forest
      Jun 11, 2020 @ 5:30am
      Jun 11, 2020
      Dryspike28avery rocky and fun
      Lazy Cow Connect
      Jun 8, 2020 @ 5:17am
      Jun 8, 2020
      Very Dryspike28a
      Down Under
      Jun 8, 2020 @ 5:17am
      Jun 8, 2020
      Very Dryspike28a
      How Now
      Jun 8, 2020 @ 5:17am
      Jun 8, 2020
      Very Dryspike28a
      Coyote Ugly
      Mar 13, 2020 @ 11:51am
      Mar 13, 2020
      IdealTimsgal98Compact and easy to ride. It had just...
      Lazy Cow
      Mar 13, 2020 @ 11:51am
      Mar 13, 2020
      IdealTimsgal98

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1440846RoadwarriorxocommenttrailUpper Sunset Trail
      Nov 16, 2020 @ 7:15pm
      Nov 16, 2020
      user #2268575cfpcarloscommenttrailUpper Sunset Trail
      Nov 12, 2020 @ 3:36pm
      Nov 12, 2020
      user #2462011Arturobr1BD3votetrailAntler Run
      Nov 9, 2020 @ 6:23pm
      Nov 9, 2020
      user #2462011Arturobr1BD3addtrailLost Cow
      Nov 9, 2020 @ 1:37pm
      Nov 9, 2020
      user #2462011Arturobr1BD3addtrailLazy Cow Short Cut
      Nov 8, 2020 @ 9:47pm
      Nov 8, 2020

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1440846RoadwarriorxotrailUpper Sunset TrailUnless you are a trials bike rider, the south...
      Nov 16, 2020 @ 7:15pm
      Nov 16, 2020
      user #2268575cfpcarlostrailUpper Sunset TrailTHE VIEWS AT THE TOP ARE AMAZING.
      Nov 12, 2020 @ 3:37pm
      Nov 12, 2020
      user #2268575cfpcarlostrailUpper Sunset TrailTHIS IS NOT A FUN TRAIL ON MTB. TOO ROCKY,...
      Nov 12, 2020 @ 3:36pm
      Nov 12, 2020
      user #2061926Jerjor96reportMad CowFixed!
      Aug 27, 2020 @ 4:04pm
      Aug 27, 2020
      user #1971194TysonCbrowNtrailShock RockThe name of the old jeep road is called Rock...
      Jun 28, 2020 @ 7:01pm
      Jun 28, 2020

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Lost Dog4.4 km
      Tom Mays Park 5 19 7 44.6 km
      Mount Cristo Rey 1 110.9 km
      Arroyo Park & Nature Preserve 4 7 110.9 km
      Pistas de Don Rayo 2 416 km

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