2 miles
Distance
104 ft
Climb
-925 ft
Descent
00:21:33
Avg time
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Deadmans Gap Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
  • AKA
    SuperFly
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Season
    All year
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    Jump, Gap Jump, Rock Garden
  • Global Ranking
    #74471 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    35 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Year Opened
    1990
  • Land Manager

Switch back to steep section to flat rock garden that is hard to get thru and then turn hard 90 degrees left and go down another trail and DO NOT Follow the Ouachita Hiking trail. finally water bars till the end where it turns in to dirt road.

Access Info

From the Top at Hwy 1

Disclaimer

Be super careful out here. Always have a friend never ride alone and always have a map and plenty of water and cell battery because this is the worlds loneliest national forest. YOU ARE OUT THERE.

More Stats for Deadmans Gap bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -821 ft
  • Altitude min
    786 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,610 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,609 ft
  • Altitude end
    788 ft
  • Grade
    -7.804%
  • Grade max
    -57.982%
  • Grade min
    19.726%
  • Distance climb
    1,582 ft
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    308 ft
  • Avg time
    00:21:33
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  • Closed

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
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  • region Riding Area
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  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
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  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
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      Deadmans Gap Trail Reports

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      May 13, 2017 @ 8:59pm
      May 13, 2017
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      1 Review & Comments

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      flag stihlmav (May 14, 2017 at 13:38)
       Says don't follow the OT. It is the OT but when there is a left turn off the OT take the left turn. If you stay on the OT it gets over grown and bad
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