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      The Whipple Trail System is the most accessible trail system from town. With access from either end of the Bridge to Bridge trail, cross the bridge to enter the riding area. This area is connected to the Midland Trail System via Camp Elevation.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Land Status: Managed by Local Riding Association
      Land Manager: BLM
      Access Info:
      From the softball/soccer fields and whitewater park parking area, cross the Arkansas River bridge.
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      Region Details
      • 3
      • 5
      • 4
      • 1

      Region Status
      Open as of Apr 13, 2024
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      14
      Trails Mountain Bike
      13
      Trails Horse
      1
      Trails Hike
      14
      Trails Trail Running
      14
      Total Distance
      14 miles
      Total Descent
      400 ft
      Total Vertical
      2,066 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      9,975 ft
      Reports
      70
      Photos
      5
      Ridden Counter
      2,690

      Photos of Whipple Trail System Mountain Bike

      103 |
      Jun 27, 2020 @ 6:41pm
      Jun 27, 2020
      trail: Midland Hill
      55 |
      Mar 17, 2020 @ 9:54am
      Mar 17, 2020
      214 |
      Jul 24, 2019 @ 10:16pm
      Jul 24, 2019
      225 |
      Jul 24, 2019 @ 10:16pm
      Jul 24, 2019
      222 |
      Jul 24, 2019 @ 10:16pm
      Jul 24, 2019

      Videos of Whipple Trail System Mountain Bike

      0:10 | 119 | Sep 8, 2020
      0:05 | 78 | Sep 8, 2020
      Barbra Whipple North Trail Guide Buena Vista CO
      trail: North
      6:24 | 73 | Sep 15, 2022 , Buena Vista
      Middle Whipple Trail Guide Buena Vista CO
      trail: Whipple
      2:55 | 75 | Sep 15, 2022 , Buena Vista
      Broken Boyfriend North Trail Guide Buena Vista CO
      7:52 | 95 | Sep 15, 2022 , Buena Vista
      Broken Boyfriend SOUTH Trail Guide Buena Vista...
      7:31 | 122 | Sep 15, 2022 , Buena Vista

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

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      dfrazier5riddentrailactivity #53133206 and 1 more
      May 25, 2024 @ 3:00pm
      15 hours
      elihoganwishlistregionactivity #52843341
      May 19, 2024 @ 3:57pm
      May 19, 2024
      mfollis3riddentrailactivity #52645130
      May 15, 2024 @ 12:16pm
      May 15, 2024
      TonyLehryQ6wishlistrouteactivity #51818635
      Apr 28, 2024 @ 7:28pm
      Apr 28, 2024
      Hcazualaddreportactivity #51174612 and 1 more
      Apr 14, 2024 @ 10:25am
      Apr 14, 2024

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      captballjacktrailBroken Boyfriend SouthIt’s something to ride…. But nothing to...
      Aug 14, 2023 @ 3:08pm
      Aug 14, 2023
      jpgall1trailBroken Boyfriend SouthNot worth it.
      Aug 10, 2021 @ 8:56pm
      Aug 10, 2021
      YIPIRIDEKIYAtrailBroken Boyfriend NorthRad trail. Could used half a dozen berms on...
      Oct 21, 2020 @ 8:32pm
      Oct 21, 2020
      mtbjunkietrailBroken Boyfriend SouthSorry about that! I've updated the direction....
      Sep 14, 2020 @ 7:05am
      Sep 14, 2020
      ClimbRunRidetrailBroken Boyfriend SouthI rode it south to north and thought it was a...
      Aug 28, 2020 @ 9:54pm
      Aug 28, 2020

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Midland Trail System 1 9 12.5 km
      Vitamin B Trail System 1 3 14.2 km
      Chalk Creek 26.8 km
      Twin Lakes 2 12 1019.9 km
      Arkansas Hills Trails 5 9 12 221.6 km

      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike1313 miles400 ft2 miles2,067 ft
      #3,734#1,79947012,000
      Horse11 mile1,204 ft
      #2,109141
      Hike1414 miles400 ft2 miles2,067 ft
      #2,999#1,6461701156
      Trail Running1414 miles400 ft2 miles2,067 ft
      #3,006#1,649692228
      • By mtbjunkie & contributors
      • Admins: BVSC, BVSC
      • #30190 - 2,010 views

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