11.0 miles
Distance
1,512 ft
Climb
-1,506 ft
Descent
2 miles
High Point

Scenic singletrack up Payson canyon near Payson lakes

Detailed Description
blackhawk loop is a 11 mile moderately popular intermediate route located near Payson Utah. This mountain bike only route can be used both directions and has a hard overall physical rating. This route includes 10 trails. This route climbs 1,512 ft with a max elevation of 8,454 ft then descends -1,506 ft.
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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • Ridelogs
    10
More Stats for blackhawk loop mountain bike route
  • Avg time
    2 hr 6 min
  • Altitude min
    7,710 ft
  • Altitude start
    8,056 ft
  • Altitude end
    8,064 ft
  • Grade max
    -28.4%
  • Grade min
    29.5%
  • Distance climb
    5 miles
  • Distance down
    6 miles
  • Distance flat
    3,353 ft
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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Blackhawk Loop
Aug 28, 2023 @ 1:15pm
Aug 28, 2023
So overgrown it’s pretty hard to enjoy. From the “start” at the fork all the way to the first campground road you come to it was terrible. Thistle and wild roses hitting your legs and hands, grass so overgrown you can’t see rocks and roots on the trail, searching in a few places to find where the trail went. When I made it to the campground I gave up and took the pavement back to the top.
Jones Ranch
Aug 27, 2023 @ 1:23pm
Aug 27, 2023
Lower Jones extremely muddy after recent rains
Rock Springs Trail (East)
Jul 23, 2023 @ 11:39pm
Jul 23, 2023
Blackhawk Trail
Jul 21, 2023 @ 10:39am
Jul 21, 2023
Very overgrown. Not good to go. Needs significant trimming.
Frank Young Canyon Trail
Jul 21, 2023 @ 10:39am
Jul 21, 2023
Excellent shape!
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