10.7 miles
Distance
957 ft
Climb
-1,103 ft
Descent
00:54:55
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Buffalo Gap Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Sentinel Butte
    , North Dakota
  • AKA
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Blue (1 vote)
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular in reverse
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #51383 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #89586 in Trail Running
  • Local Popularity
    80 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 100 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

The Buffalo Gap trail goes around the South Unit of Theodore Roosevelt National Park. This trail was developed as an uninterrupted single track mountain bike trail to Sully Creek Campground. The trail crosses Knutson creek with a hardened low water crossing and numerous long rolling grasslands areas. The trail goes just south of the Buffalo Gap guest ranch, and accesses the Buffalo Gap campground on a short spur trail.

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More Stats for Buffalo Gap mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -146 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,316 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,646 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,606 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,460 ft
  • Grade
    -0.259%
  • Grade max
    -20.598%
  • Grade min
    20.742%
  • Distance climb
    5 miles
  • Distance down
    5 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 mile
  • Avg time
    00:54:55
  • Avg reverse time
    01:37:30
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on Sep 22, 2023
Ideal
Avg: 4 (8 votes)
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      Buffalo Gap Trail Reports

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      Sep 22, 2023 @ 2:23am
      Sep 22, 2023
      Sep 5, 2022 @ 5:04am
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      Aug 14, 2022 @ 5:02am
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      Jul 24, 2022 @ 5:01am
      Jul 24, 2022
      you can walk around the river will get a little muddy
      Jun 26, 2022 @ 7:06am
      Jun 26, 2022
      the river is crassable. The grass is tall hard to see the trail at times. There are a few muddy spots if you cross in the tall crass it is...
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      • 1 rides
      • 27 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 3 rides
      • 38 miles avg distance
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      • 221 rides
      • Last: Jun 8, 2024

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