1 miles
Distance
270 ft
Climb
-252 ft
Descent
00:20:57
Avg time

Elephant Head Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Antelope Island
    Syracuse, Utah
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Black Diamond (2 votes)
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #23342 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    70 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

I love this little spur, it is a must-do if your in Antelope. With amazing scenery along the way and at the end.

More Stats for Elephant Head bike trail
  • Altitude change
    18 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,754 ft
  • Altitude max
    4,881 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,833 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,851 ft
  • Grade
    0.244%
  • Grade max
    -70.171%
  • Grade min
    68.229%
  • Distance climb
    3,169 ft
  • Distance down
    4,089 ft
  • Distance flat
    250 ft
  • Avg time
    00:20:57
  • Avg reverse time
    00:13:43
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Status:
on May 22, 2019
Wet
Avg: 4 (6 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
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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Trail Popularity ?
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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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Other Other
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      Elephant Head Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      May 22, 2019 @ 4:28pm
      May 22, 2019
      Puddles throughout, but the sand really holds up well with all of the rain.
      Mar 26, 2019 @ 8:12am
      Mar 26, 2019
      reporter Several puddles along the way.
      Mar 18, 2019 @ 11:44am
      Mar 18, 2019
      One damp spot around the steep drop and another near the end
      Mar 16, 2019 @ 1:36pm
      Mar 16, 2019
      Mostly dry with one bike a bike mud section
      Mar 3, 2019 @ 12:03pm
      Mar 3, 2019
      A few puddles, one ~10' section that's honest-to-goodness mud where it ducks north around some rocks.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
      •  
      6 Months
      • 42 rides
      • 16 miles avg distance
      All
      • 252 rides
      •  

      Photos

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      29 |
      Oct 3, 2018 @ 10:15am
      Oct 3, 2018
      77 |
      Mar 20, 2017 @ 2:06pm
      Mar 20, 2017
      304 |
      Mar 7, 2015 @ 7:43pm
      Mar 7, 2015
      | 2 comments
      198 |
      Nov 7, 2014 @ 7:14am
      Nov 7, 2014

      Routes with this trail

      titleratingdistance
      White Rocks to Elephant Head and back
      11 miles
      Antelope Island Figure 8 Loop
      16 miles

      1 Review & Comments

      • + 1
      flag omahadivision (Dec 22, 2018 at 10:09)
       Mostly easy, definitely a few sections that would be double black diamond to clear, although almost everybody walks them
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