21 miles
Distance
4,935 ft
Climb
-2,440 ft
Descent
4,818 ft
High Point

Echo Canyon Details

  • Riding Area
    Death Valley National Park
    Ridecrest, California
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Dirt/Gravel Road
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Season
    autumn, winter, spring
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #14693 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    85 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 85 in Trail Running
    • 85 in Hiking

Mostly graded road with some 4x4 jeep sections.

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More Stats for Echo Canyon bike trail
  • Altitude change
    2,495 ft
  • Altitude min
    410 ft
  • Altitude start
    411 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,906 ft
  • Grade
    2.228%
  • Grade max
    -63.857%
  • Grade min
    62.086%
  • Distance climb
    13 miles
  • Distance down
    8 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,363 ft
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Status:
Avg: 4.5 (4 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

  • 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
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  • region Riding Area
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  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
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  • Directions Directions
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Table or Bench eBike Charging Point
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 1 rides
      • 24 miles avg distance
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      Oct 31, 2014 @ 10:44am
      Oct 31, 2014
      Echo Canyon, Furnace Creek

      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      flag PiperSadler (Jan 9, 2019 at 8:50)
       This gravel is large and chunky I don’t suggest biking this unless you are a masochist. You can drive this pretty easily in a Subaru (anything lower and you might be scrapping). You can camp on this rock road once you are a mile away from the paved road.
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