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      Region Status
      Open as of Jun 21, 2023
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      26
      Trails Mountain Bike
      26
      Trails Hike
      26
      Trails Trail Running
      26
      Total Distance
      26 miles
      Total Descent
      3,314 ft
      Total Vertical
      684 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      8,546 ft
      Reports
      46
      Photos
      37
      Ridden Counter
      2,609

      Photos of Penitente Canyon Recreation Area Mountain Bike

      37 |
      Jul 20, 2023 @ 8:10pm
      Jul 20, 2023
      trail: Rock Drops
      48 |
      Jul 20, 2023 @ 7:21pm
      Jul 20, 2023
      19 |
      May 18, 2023 @ 7:02pm
      May 18, 2023
      trail: Penitente Acc
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      May 18, 2023 @ 7:01pm
      May 18, 2023
      trail: Penitente Acc
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      May 18, 2023 @ 7:01pm
      May 18, 2023
      trail: Penitente Acc
      13 |
      May 18, 2023 @ 7:01pm
      May 18, 2023
      trail: Penitente Acc
      12 |
      May 18, 2023 @ 7:01pm
      May 18, 2023
      trail: Penitente Acc
      12 |
      May 18, 2023 @ 7:01pm
      May 18, 2023

      Videos of Penitente Canyon Recreation Area Mountain Bike

      BEYOND  Penitente Canyon

      21:41 | 111 | May 25, 2022

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      May 24, 2024 @ 8:23pm
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      jackiethebaumwishlisttrailactivity #52604711
      May 14, 2024 @ 2:55pm
      May 14, 2024
      Begode19wishlistregionactivity #52289950
      May 8, 2024 @ 5:10pm
      May 8, 2024
      Jbarr704wishlistregionactivity #52130952
      May 5, 2024 @ 10:11am
      May 5, 2024

      Recent Comments

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      1bigguntrailRock DropsThis was my favorite trail in the area. Best...
      Jun 15, 2023 @ 2:55am
      Jun 15, 2023
      1bigguntrailPenitente Canyon TrailI’m not sure this is still used as a MTB...
      Jun 15, 2023 @ 2:46am
      Jun 15, 2023
      PoynterfarmtrailJacarillaDefinitely not a green trail. I'm an expert...
      Jun 19, 2022 @ 5:43pm
      Jun 19, 2022
      grantbob94trailWild Horse LoopRode both CW & CCW, rideable in both...
      Jan 2, 2022 @ 7:12pm
      Jan 2, 2022
      krankypantstrailJacarillaNot a green trail! Washed out by the recent...
      Sep 17, 2020 @ 10:44am
      Sep 17, 2020

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      Limekiln / Stone Quarry Area 6 1115.2 km
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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike2626 miles3,314 ft12 miles686 ft
      #4,903#2,19237462660
      Hike2626 miles3,314 ft12 miles686 ft
      #4,020#2,0184633
      Trail Running2626 miles3,314 ft12 miles686 ft
      #4,040#2,0234620
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