741 ft
Distance
-129 ft
Descent
00:02:42
Avg time

Devil's Backbone Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Covington
    , Kentucky
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular in reverse
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Drop, Gap Jump, Rock Face, Rock Garden
  • Local Popularity
    50 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

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More Stats for Devil's Backbone mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -131 ft
  • Altitude min
    638 ft
  • Altitude max
    769 ft
  • Altitude start
    769 ft
  • Altitude end
    640 ft
  • Grade
    -17.6%
  • Grade max
    -39.5%
  • Grade min
    -5.7%
  • Distance down
    741 ft
  • Avg time
    00:02:42
  • Avg reverse time
    00:02:46
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Status:
on Sep 11, 2020
Dry
Avg: 5 (2 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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  • popular
  • less popular
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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • 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
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • 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
  • Other Other
      Directions to devil-s-backbone-229937 trailhead (39.075890, -84.551140)
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      Devil's Backbone Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Sep 11, 2020 @ 1:37pm
      Sep 11, 2020
      Mar 8, 2020 @ 10:08am
      Mar 8, 2020
      Nov 17, 2019 @ 9:18am
      Nov 17, 2019
      Perfect conditions on this trail! It's awesome
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 1 rides
      • 7 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 49 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
      All
      • 0 rides
      •  

      Photos

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      6 |
      Sep 17, 2020 @ 11:34am
      Sep 17, 2020
      9 |
      Sep 10, 2020 @ 8:11pm
      Sep 10, 2020
      57 |
      Nov 22, 2019 @ 8:56am
      Nov 22, 2019
      54 |
      Nov 22, 2019 @ 8:55am
      Nov 22, 2019

      Routes with this trail

      titleratingdistance
      Mtbhaus backcountry hit every trail
      7 miles

      1 Review & Comments

      • + 1
      flag TylerG96 (Nov 22, 2019 at 8:58)
       super fun trail, armored switchbacks, sections of flow, and even some jumps! Devou needs more trails like this. only thing i would say is this is just a normal black trail, i wouldnt rate it a double black at all..
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      Devil's Backbone | Devou Park
      1:11 | 11 | Sep 11, 2020 , Covington