3.3 miles
Distance
2,034 ft
Climb
00:38:55
Avg time
Supporters, Builders, Maintainers & Land Managers of Five Mile Gulch Trail
  • BLM
    BLM
    Land Manager

  • USFS
    Land Manager

Five Mile Gulch Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Boise Foothills
    Boise, Idaho
  • Ref Number
    #2
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular in reverse
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #38743 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #13225 in Trail Running
    • #8791 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    35 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 20 in Trail Running
    • 60 in Hiking

Five Mile Gulch is a large drainage containing mature stands of Cottonwood and Locust trees seldom seen in the foothills. This trail connects to #3 Watchman Trail and #7 Orchard Gulch.
Region: Rocky Canyon: #2

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Five Mile Gulch mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    2,034 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,819 ft
  • Altitude max
    5,853 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,819 ft
  • Altitude end
    5,853 ft
  • Grade
    11.5%
  • Grade max
    1.7%
  • Grade min
    56.2%
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    46 ft
  • Avg time
    00:38:55
  • Avg reverse time
    00:30:12
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Status:
on Mar 28, 2021
Ideal
Avg: 4.5 (2 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Snow Cover Inadequate
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      Five Mile Gulch Trail Reports

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      Mar 28, 2021 @ 4:36pm
      Mar 28, 2021
      Jul 17, 2019 @ 3:21pm
      Jul 17, 2019
      Aug 23, 2018 @ 7:28pm
      Aug 23, 2018
      Nov 21, 2015 @ 9:05am
      Nov 21, 2015
      Some snow on the upper trail and a few patches of mud but otherwise it awesome shape. The new bridges are great if not a little slick in the...
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 1 rides
      • 2 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 20 rides
      • 17 miles avg distance
      All
      • 138 rides
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      Nov 21, 2015 @ 9:07am
      Nov 21, 2015

      Routes with this trail

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