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  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
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  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 1 month
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  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

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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 Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
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  • photo Photo
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  • 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
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      Main trail loop "Dante" with many smaller loops interlinked. Mostly mellow singletrack, with some technical and rocky sections to navigate.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Lower Purgatory Parking google parking directions
      Access Info:
      Upper trailhead: continue uphill from the intersection of Craddock Avenue and Wonder World Drive, then take a right onto a gravel road that leads to the trailhead parking lot. Lower trailhead: parking lot is located at intersection of Wonder World Drive and Hunter Road.
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      Region Details
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      Region Status
      Open as of Oct 5, 2019 ago

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #3,248
      State Ranking
      #62
      Trails (view details)
      21
      Trails Mountain Bike
      21
      Trails E-Bike
      20
      Trails Hike
      21
      Trails Trail Running
      21
      Total Distance
      13 miles
      Total Descent
      1,076 ft
      Total Vertical
      221 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      810 ft
      Reports
      83
      Photos
      9
      Ridden Counter
      340

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 0 rides
      • 0 ft avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 1 rides
      • 5 miles avg distance
      Past Week
      • 3 rides
      • 7 miles avg distance

      Photos of Purgatory Creek Natural Area Mountain Bike

      trail: Paraiso
      2 |
      Sep 14, 2019 @ 12:36pm
      Sep 14, 2019
      trail: Paraiso
      2 |
      Sep 14, 2019 @ 12:36pm
      Sep 14, 2019
      trail: Paraiso
      7 |
      Sep 14, 2019 @ 12:36pm
      Sep 14, 2019
      trail: Dante's Trail
      11 |
      Aug 11, 2019 @ 3:22pm
      Aug 11, 2019

      Videos of Purgatory Creek Natural Area Mountain Bike

      Mountain Biking Purgatory Creek - San Marcos TX
      6:41 | 86 | Mar 22, 2019 , San Marcos

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Limbo Loop
      Oct 5, 2019 @ 3:12pm
      Oct 5, 2019
      DryTurntex TRAILFORKS
      West Ovid
      Oct 5, 2019 @ 3:12pm
      Oct 5, 2019
      Very DryTurntex TRAILFORKS
      Babylon
      Oct 5, 2019 @ 3:12pm
      Oct 5, 2019
      WetTurntex TRAILFORKS
      Back 40
      Oct 5, 2019 @ 3:12pm
      Oct 5, 2019
      DryTurntex TRAILFORKS
      Nimrod
      Oct 5, 2019 @ 3:12pm
      Oct 5, 2019
      Very DryTurntex TRAILFORKS
      Malacoda
      Oct 2, 2019 @ 4:34pm
      Oct 2, 2019
      Very DryTurntex TRAILFORKS There are a lot of elm leaves on the...
      Beatrice
      Oct 2, 2019 @ 4:34pm
      Oct 2, 2019
      Very DryTurntex TRAILFORKS There are a lot of elm leaves on the...
      Ovid East
      Oct 2, 2019 @ 4:34pm
      Oct 2, 2019
      Very DryTurntex TRAILFORKS There are a lot of elm leaves on the...
      Limbo/Virgil Connector
      Oct 2, 2019 @ 4:34pm
      Oct 2, 2019
      Very DryTurntex TRAILFORKS
      Sinon Trail
      Oct 2, 2019 @ 4:34pm
      Oct 2, 2019
      Very DryTurntex TRAILFORKS

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1568387TurntexvotetrailBack 40
      Oct 11, 2019 @ 9:55pm
      Oct 11, 2019
      user #1568387TurntexaddreportLimbo Loop and 4 more
      Oct 5, 2019 @ 6:40pm
      Oct 5, 2019
      user #1568387TurntexaddreportWest Ovid and 10 more
      Oct 2, 2019 @ 6:12pm
      Oct 2, 2019
      user #1568387TurntexaddreportWest Ovid and 2 more
      Oct 1, 2019 @ 7:30pm
      Oct 1, 2019
      user #1568387TurntexupdatetrailParaiso and 1 more
      Sep 26, 2019 @ 11:12pm
      Sep 26, 2019

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1689345Melko97trailDante's TrailI would say the majority of this trail would...
      Aug 31, 2019 @ 3:58pm
      Aug 31, 2019
      user #1568387TurntextrailDante's DetourThank you for the comment! I have changed it...
      Aug 18, 2019 @ 9:51pm
      Aug 18, 2019
      user #1628546TrillNelson69trailDante's DetourTrail does not exist anymore, grass is too...
      Jun 19, 2019 @ 7:09pm
      Jun 19, 2019

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