3 miles
Distance
768 ft
Climb
-1,321 ft
Descent
00:22:45
Avg time

Longhorn Details

  • Riding area
    White Ranch Park
    Golden, Colorado
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking

If you were to ride one trail in the front range, this should be it. It has drops, steep technical sections, and fast bermy corners. Most bike traffic goes down longhorn . Some bikers prefer to get to the top of longhorn via Belcher. Please note; this is a multi use trail and you may encounter traffic coming up as you are descending.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Longhorn mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -553 ft
  • Altitude min
    6,315 ft
  • Altitude max
    7,443 ft
  • Altitude start
    7,443 ft
  • Altitude end
    6,890 ft
  • Grade
    -3.411%
  • Grade max
    -34.648%
  • Grade min
    37.03%
  • Distance climb
    1 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    326 ft
  • Avg time
    00:22:45
  • Avg reverse time
    01:10:28
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Status:
on May 9, 2018
Dry
Avg: 4.45 (13 votes)

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Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to longhorn-13543 trailhead (39.820494, -105.285040)
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Longhorn Trail Reports

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Jun 25, 2018 @ 7:46am
Jun 25, 2018
Longhorn, Constantine
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Longhorn, Constantine
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Longhorn, Constantine
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Apr 30, 2018 @ 11:21am
Apr 30, 2018
Longhorn, Denver

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9 Reviews & Comments

  • - 1
flag jfsport73 (Jun 30, 2017 at 10:04)
 Bad trail! Lot of √©rosion, no fun!!!
Bad climb
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  • + 1
flag mtbyetico (Jun 30, 2017 at 11:32)
 Depends on what you like.
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  • - 1
flag jfsport73 (Jun 30, 2017 at 10:22)
 Come on , it's not a 5 stars!!!
I plan my trip on that!!!
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  • + 1
flag mtbyetico (Jun 30, 2017 at 11:31)
 It depend on what you like...
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  • - 1
flag jfsport73 (Jun 30, 2017 at 11:05)
 It's one way trail. Dowhill trail! Lot's of loose rock!
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  • + 1
flag mtbyetico (Jun 30, 2017 at 11:30)
 It's a multi use bidirectional trail. Most people prefer to ride it downhill though.
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  • + 0
flag rhamman (Jul 28, 2017 at 11:31)
 Fun trail! Fast single track with lots of small drops. Don't ride up this trail, you'll be walking your bike a lot.
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  • + 0
flag ironhorsebike1 (Sep 6, 2017 at 9:23)
 I have been riding Front Range for 20 years. This is the best trail within 75 miles for steep, fast, technical DESCENDING. Climb Belcher Hill trail to beging descending on Maverick. Ride the rest down Longhorn.
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  • + 1
flag COmoose (Jun 13, 2018 at 14:45)
 Hoping that since Longhorn will now be bike-only, directional it does not attract trail-building attention - it's already SO perfect!
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