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
    Blue
  • Trail type
    Doubletrack
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    September to May
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #8038

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.

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More Stats for Glen Springs to Gravel Pit Campsite mountain 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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