4,990 ft
Distance
185 ft
Climb
-67 ft
Descent
00:14:13
Avg time

Knucklebuster Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Frederick Watershed
    Frederick, Maryland
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical Rating
    Easy
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    Rock Garden
  • Global Ranking
    #13238 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 75 in Hiking

Used to be a more difficult trail before someone cut down some of the trees in the tightest sections (curse you, tree cutter). Not to be confused with knucklebuster 2. Some technical sections and fun rock features. Overall a fun trail and good introduction to the watershed.

More Stats for Knucklebuster bike trail
  • Altitude change
    118 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,544 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,662 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,544 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,662 ft
  • Grade
    2.367%
  • Grade max
    -11.386%
  • Grade min
    15.698%
  • Distance climb
    2,607 ft
  • Distance down
    1,409 ft
  • Distance flat
    974 ft
  • Avg time
    00:14:13
  • Avg reverse time
    00:09:34
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Status:
on Jul 10, 2019
Variable
Avg: 4.6 (5 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
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  • One Direction
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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
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
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      Knucklebuster Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Jul 10, 2019 @ 3:58pm
      Jul 10, 2019
      May 14, 2019 @ 12:51pm
      May 14, 2019
      Apr 28, 2019 @ 1:26pm
      Apr 28, 2019
      Some large mud spots. Should dry soon though
      Apr 9, 2019 @ 5:28am
      Apr 9, 2019
      reporter Dry trails, good to go
      Mar 30, 2019 @ 6:19am
      Mar 30, 2019
      Hero dirt
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 5 rides
      • 9 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 142 rides
      • 8 miles avg distance
      All
      • 403 rides
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      Photos

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      14 |
      Sep 3, 2019 @ 6:02pm
      Sep 3, 2019
      19 |
      Sep 3, 2019 @ 6:02pm
      Sep 3, 2019
      387 |
      Sep 18, 2016 @ 7:25pm
      Sep 18, 2016

      Routes with this trail

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      7 miles
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      16 miles
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      20 miles

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