1.9 miles
Distance
227 ft
Climb
-251 ft
Descent
00:19:42
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Buffalo Head Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Goblin Valley State Park
    Hanksville, Utah
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical Rating
    Easy
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #80067 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #75661 in Trail Running
    • #80124 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    90 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 65 in Hiking

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Buffalo Head is a 2 mile popular green singletrack trail located near Hanksville Utah. This mountain bike primary trail can be used both directions and has a easy overall physical rating with a 227 ft green climb. On average it takes 19 minutes to complete this trail.

Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Buffalo Head mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -23 ft
  • Altitude min
    5,027 ft
  • Altitude max
    5,126 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,108 ft
  • Altitude end
    5,085 ft
  • Grade max
    -23.608%
  • Grade min
    25.272%
  • Distance climb
    3,262 ft
  • Distance down
    3,899 ft
  • Distance flat
    3,111 ft
  • Avg time
    00:19:42
  • Avg reverse time
    00:32:12
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on Mar 31, 2024
Very Dry
Avg: 3.35 (6 votes)
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      Buffalo Head Trail Reports

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      Mar 31, 2024 @ 11:51am
      Mar 31, 2024
      Very scenic and quiet. Loved it
      Oct 8, 2020 @ 2:52pm
      Oct 8, 2020
      reporter Sandy areas. Stay on trail otherwise you'll get fully rutted/stuck and just plain tip over!
      Mar 27, 2018 @ 10:41am
      Mar 27, 2018
      A few sandy spots. But the 29r rolled right through. Very enjoyable ride Very Scenic
      Jan 3, 2018 @ 7:43pm
      Jan 3, 2018
      It was dry and sandy when I went, the actual trail wasn’t challenging but it was still fun. But there’s very good scenery.
      Jun 2, 2016 @ 11:09pm
      Jun 2, 2016
      Many Sandy areas on the trail make it tough to ride
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 15 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
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      • 129 rides
      • Last: May 31, 2024

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      Full Goblin Valley Loop6 miles
      Half Goblin Valley Loop4 miles

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