1.7 miles
Distance
69 ft
Climb
-279 ft
Descent
00:12:21
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Buck Flats Trail Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Frederick Watershed
    Frederick, Maryland
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Blue (1 vote)
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #43842 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #45441 in Trail Running
    • #14577 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    85 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 90 in Trail Running
    • 85 in Hiking
  • Land Owner
    MD DNR

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Buck Flats Trail is a 2 mile popular blue singletrack trail located near Frederick Maryland. This mountain bike primary trail can be used both directions and has a moderate overall physical rating with a 69 ft blue climb. On average it takes 12 minutes to complete this trail.

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Buck Flats Trail mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -210 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,412 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,683 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,622 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,411 ft
  • Grade
    -2.3%
  • Grade max
    -19.7%
  • Grade min
    9.3%
  • Distance climb
    2,123 ft
  • Distance down
    1 mile
  • Distance flat
    1,266 ft
  • Avg time
    00:12:21
  • Avg reverse time
    00:18:56
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      Buck Flats Trail Trail Reports

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      May 14, 2024 @ 1:57am
      May 14, 2024
      Jan 6, 2024 @ 1:04am
      Jan 6, 2024
      Aug 20, 2023 @ 6:18am
      Aug 20, 2023
      Jan 5, 2023 @ 11:54am
      Jan 5, 2023
      Small tree down across trail, can navigate over or around
      Dec 20, 2022 @ 4:22am
      Dec 20, 2022
      All trees from 12.15 storm have been cleared.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 7 rides
      • 15 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 102 rides
      • 14 miles avg distance
      All
      • 1,486 rides
      • Last: Jul 12, 2024

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      Jul 20, 2020 @ 8:36pm
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      Nov 1, 2019 @ 12:04pm
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      279 |
      Nov 1, 2019 @ 12:04pm
      Nov 1, 2019
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      Jan 5, 2023 @ 11:54am
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