2.7 miles
Distance
1,299 ft
Climb
-35 ft
Descent
00:40:08
Avg time

Buchanans Road Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Doubletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC, Gravel, Adaptive MTB
  • Direction
    Uphill Primary
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes up to Class 1
  • Global Ranking
    #73567 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #8790 in E-Biking
    • #7944 in Trail Running
    • #26564 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    45 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 50 in E-Biking
    • 50 in Trail Running
    • 95 in Hiking
  • Land Owner

One of the many entrances to Belmont Regional Park. The climb just keeps going.

Access Info

From the Dry Creek car park take the steep track to the left of the information board.

More Stats for Buchanans Road mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    1,265 ft
  • Altitude min
    169 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,436 ft
  • Altitude start
    172 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,437 ft
  • Grade
    8.8%
  • Grade max
    -11.1%
  • Grade min
    46.3%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    1,047 ft
  • Distance flat
    866 ft
  • Avg time
    00:40:08
  • Avg reverse time
    00:24:45
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on Nov 25, 2023
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      Buchanans Road Trail Reports

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 3 rides
      • 30 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 21 rides
      • 21 miles avg distance
      All
      • 293 rides
      • Last: Jun 7, 2023

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      47 |
      Nov 24, 2021 @ 9:30pm
      Nov 24, 2021
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      Nov 24, 2021 @ 9:30pm
      Nov 24, 2021
      82 |
      May 29, 2020 @ 8:32pm
      May 29, 2020
      86 |
      Feb 28, 2018 @ 12:52pm
      Feb 28, 2018

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