13.3 miles
Distance
2,378 ft
Climb
-2,376 ft
Descent
1,022 ft
High Point

It's a technically easy ride but it has some steep and/or long climbs. Mostly fire roads but some singletrack. Views are steller.

Detailed Description
Broken Wing Butterfly is a 13 mile popular easiest route located near Marin Headlands California. This mountain bike primary route and has a moderate overall physical rating. This route includes 6 trails. This route climbs 2,378 ft with a max elevation of 1,022 ft then descends -2,376 ft.
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8 Reviews & Comments

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NiteTraveler (Jun 17, 2021 at 6:54)
Nice, beautiful easy trails to go with the kids. Took the kids there then had a picnic at the beach
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Rsteele2001 (Jan 19, 2021 at 18:26)
Tree down.
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newbermuda (Jun 2, 2020 at 7:35)
this is definitely more of a green-rated “trail”.
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Mjj1066 (Sep 1, 2022 at 8:45)
Completely disagree. Green should be a safely rideable by a beginner and Old Springs has all sorts of features which are mellow at low speed for an experienced rider, but are more than what a total novice is comfortable riding.
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newbermuda (Sep 1, 2022 at 9:26)
Ok bud
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acyclist (Jul 18, 2019 at 0:20)
Doable on a gravel bike too in both directions. Quite a few annoying shallow steps on the lower 3rd of the trial, otherwise pretty smooth dirt.
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acyclist (Jul 12, 2019 at 0:01)
Partially closed near Bobcat due to PG&E work for next 40+ days
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acyclist (Sep 27, 2019 at 23:01)
Open again!
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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Other Activities
    • E-Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Difficulty rating
    White
  • eBike Allowed
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Ridelogs
    5
More Stats for Broken Wing Butterfly mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    37 ft
  • Altitude start
    49 ft
  • Altitude end
    49 ft
  • Grade max
    -48%
  • Grade min
    57.2%
  • Distance climb
    6 miles
  • Distance down
    7 miles
  • Distance flat
    3,392 ft
Avg: 4 (1 votes)
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