6 miles
1,016 ft
-1,016 ft
Avg time
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Buck Ridge Loop Details

  • Riding area
    Hensley Lake Recreation Area
    Madera, California
  • AKA
    Buck Ridge
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
  • Direction
    Both Directions
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This is a great place to learn because of its figure 8 configuration. It is rolling hills with some nice singletrack and a couple of very short technical sections for you to learn some skills. You are never more than a couple miles from the parking lot so if your endurance is still developing it won't take long to get back. The trails all interconnect so it may be confusing at first but it is very hard to actually get lost. The fire road climb on the way in is a great place to learn balance for steep climbs, short but tough.

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More Stats for Buck Ridge Loop mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -0 ft
  • Altitude min
    542 ft
  • Altitude max
    749 ft
  • Altitude start
    561 ft
  • Altitude end
    561 ft
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 miles
  • Avg time
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on May 29, 2017
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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Buck Ridge Loop Trail Reports

May 29, 2017 @ 2:29pm
May 29, 2017
Very fun trail. There were some ruts and some places are sandy. I took my wife who is very new to MTB and it was a bit too much for for her. Also...
Dec 11, 2016 @ 5:37pm
Dec 11, 2016
It just rained and the dirt is tacky. Perfect conditions!
Apr 3, 2016 @ 7:16pm
Apr 3, 2016
Trail is mostly dry and clear with some water puddles and overgrown areas here and there which is typical this time of year.
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May 8, 2018 @ 10:59am
May 8, 2018
Buck Ridge Loop, My City
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Buck Ridge Loop, My City
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Buck Ridge Loop, My City
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Jan 13, 2018 @ 1:24pm
Jan 13, 2018
Buck Ridge Loop, Fresno

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