3.4 miles
Distance
497 ft
Climb
-817 ft
Descent
01:07:15
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Buffalo Trail Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Horse
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Williams Creek
    Salmon, Idaho
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T2 Mountain Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, Fat
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Trail Visibility
    Sometimes hard to follow
  • Season
    May-September
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #70902 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    5 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
    • 5 in Horseback
  • Land Owner
    USFS

This trail follows existing cow trails most of the way. The trail ends near buffalo rock on its eastern end.

This trail is unsanctioned.

Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Buffalo Trail mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -327 ft
  • Altitude min
    6,060 ft
  • Altitude max
    6,652 ft
  • Altitude start
    6,646 ft
  • Altitude end
    6,319 ft
  • Grade
    -1.8%
  • Grade max
    -49.3%
  • Grade min
    31.7%
  • Distance climb
    1 mile
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    991 ft
  • Avg time
    01:07:15
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on May 17, 2022
Dry
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      Buffalo Trail Trail Reports

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      May 17, 2022 @ 4:16pm
      May 17, 2022
      Trail is clear end to end.
      Nov 25, 2021 @ 8:35am
      Nov 25, 2021
      Buffalo trail is clear, end to end.
      Nov 13, 2021 @ 3:13pm
      Nov 13, 2021
      East of its junction with the Goat Trail at the stock tank to Buffalo Rock the trail is clear. West of the Goat Trail and Stock Tank junction is...
      Jun 5, 2020 @ 10:27pm
      Jun 5, 2020
      Trail is tough to follow in places. You will have to cross 3 barbed wire fences. It also appears that the USFS dropped a couple acres of trees on...
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      • Last: Jun 5, 2020

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      May 17, 2022 @ 4:14pm
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      Apr 29, 2022 @ 4:44pm
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      Nov 23, 2021 @ 4:50pm
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      Nov 23, 2021 @ 4:50pm
      Nov 23, 2021

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