25 miles
Distance
1,013 ft
Climb
-2,303 ft
Descent
3,489 ft
High Point

Details

  • Riding Area
    Big Bend National Park
    Terlingua, Texas
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Doubletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    September to May
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #11664 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    5 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in E-Biking
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

Start this trail near the Chisos Mountains, then descend into the desert, ending at the Rio Grande. Don't count on vehicle support much of the time. If you want to burn lungs, start in the south heading north.

Access Info

You'll need to set up a shuttle for this ride. Call Desert Sports for shuttles.

Disclaimer

Back Country permit required. Check in at Panther Junction. Secure personal items when not at the campsite. Both packrats and human rats will steal from you, given the opportunity.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Glen Springs to Gravel Pit Campsite bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -1,290 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,846 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,137 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,847 ft
  • Grade
    -0.963%
  • Grade max
    -18.354%
  • Grade min
    17.395%
  • Distance climb
    6 miles
  • Distance down
    16 miles
  • Distance flat
    3 miles
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Trail Conditions
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  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • 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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  • 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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