1.4 miles
Distance
-647 ft
Descent
00:13:26
Avg time

Magic Mountain Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Apex Park
    Golden, Colorado
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Blue (1 vote)
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes up to Class 1
  • Global Ranking
    #597 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    90 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 70 in E-Biking
    • 75 in Trail Running
    • 90 in Hiking
  • Land Manager

As of September 10, 2020, the lower portion of this trail is directional travel only, following the intersection with hardscrabble.

On odd numbered days: Hiker & equestrian only
On even numbered days: Biker only, with downhill direction

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Magic Mountain mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -647 ft
  • Altitude min
    6,209 ft
  • Altitude max
    6,856 ft
  • Altitude start
    6,856 ft
  • Altitude end
    6,211 ft
  • Grade
    -8.6%
  • Grade max
    -31.1%
  • Grade min
    -2.3%
  • Distance down
    1 mile
  • Avg time
    00:13:26
  • Avg reverse time
    00:31:36
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Status:
on May 6, 2021
Ideal
Avg: 4.8 (21 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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      Magic Mountain Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      May 6, 2021 @ 4:03pm
      May 6, 2021
      Apr 27, 2021 @ 2:19pm
      Apr 27, 2021
      Opened back up 4/24 evening
      Apr 24, 2021 @ 11:07am
      Apr 24, 2021
      Sign at trail entrance said, Closed due to environmental conditions and muddy trails.
      Apr 14, 2021 @ 2:51pm
      Apr 14, 2021
      Apr 12, 2021 @ 4:17pm
      Apr 12, 2021
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 89 rides
      • 9 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 618 rides
      • 9 miles avg distance
      All
      • 3,108 rides
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      Photos

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      13 |
      May 30, 2021 @ 12:05pm
      May 30, 2021
      126 |
      Jun 27, 2020 @ 8:45am
      Jun 27, 2020
      131 |
      Jun 27, 2020 @ 8:45am
      Jun 27, 2020
      324 |
      Jun 23, 2016 @ 2:48pm
      Jun 23, 2016

      Routes with this trail

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      titleratingdistance
      Ape' Ney - Apex to Chimney
      17 miles
      Apex short route
      5 miles
      Apex Enchanted Forest Loop
      8 miles
      Apex Park Tour
      8 miles

      4 Reviews & Comments

      • + 0
      Iceman22k (Apr 5, 2019 at 9:10)
       Trail half covered in ice/snow in some parts as of 4/4/19. Not bad if you are a black diamond rider. You will get muddy, ENJOY
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      Ntbcz (Sep 25, 2019 at 12:11)
       What's up with only being able to ride both Apex and Enchanted Forest uphill on odd days? It means that you cant do a loop up one and down the other. Alternate days would mean you can do a loop up one and down the other. Doesnt seem very well thought out.
      [Reply]
      • + 3
      bocomtb (Oct 11, 2019 at 10:23)
       Apex Trail is bi-directional between Sluicebox and Lookout Mountain Road on all days. So on odd days you can go up Enchanted and down Apex until Apex meets Sluicebox. That means there is a loop opportunity on upper Apex regardless of day.

      Note: I am not justifying the BS that makes it okay for hikers to go anywhere on Apex at any time while riders have to navigate complicated rules or risk fines. Just trying to bring clarity to these poorly defined restrictions.
      [Reply]
      • + 1
      CCS414 (May 5, 2020 at 13:20)
       Super fun trail that will satisfy the techy climber in you and also provide you with lots of speed and twisty bits on the downhill. Lots of hikers so be courteous.
      [Reply]

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