2.6 miles
Distance
253 ft
Climb
-195 ft
Descent
00:26:41
Avg time
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BCT - Big Bug Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Horse
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Black Canyon
    Black Canyon City, Arizona
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T1 Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Mixed
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
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  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #52918 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #21705 in Trail Running
    • #52743 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    95 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 60 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
    • 5 in Horseback
  • Land Owner
    BLM

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BCT - Big Bug is a 3 mile popular blue mixed trail located near Black Canyon City Arizona. This multi-use trail can be used both directions and has a moderate overall physical rating with a 253 ft blue climb. On average it takes 26 minutes to complete this trail.

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for BCT - Big Bug multi-use trail trail
  • Altitude change
    58 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,010 ft
  • Altitude max
    4,153 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,021 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,078 ft
  • Grade
    0.4%
  • Grade max
    -16.5%
  • Grade min
    14.5%
  • Distance climb
    1 mile
  • Distance down
    1 mile
  • Distance flat
    525 ft
  • Avg time
    00:26:41
  • Avg reverse time
    00:25:24
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on May 11, 2024
Ideal
Avg: 3.85 (7 votes)
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      BCT - Big Bug Trail Reports

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      May 11, 2024 @ 7:00am
      May 11, 2024
      Dirt was good but the weeds were tall. Felt at times like your legs were getting whipped in some places along the trail. Still a fun ride.
      Mar 20, 2024 @ 1:48am
      Mar 20, 2024
      Unrideable wet clay
      Feb 9, 2024 @ 10:40am
      Feb 9, 2024
      Muddy!
      Apr 29, 2023 @ 10:38pm
      Apr 29, 2023
      Apr 11, 2023 @ 5:04am
      Apr 11, 2023
      Some creek beds have water but all are crossable.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 88 rides
      • 30 miles avg distance
      All
      • 591 rides
      • Last: Dec 22, 2011

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      May 17, 2017 @ 11:40am
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      Feb 9, 2024 @ 10:41am
      Feb 9, 2024
      68 |
      Apr 12, 2020 @ 8:41pm
      Apr 12, 2020

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