4,594 ft
Distance
116 ft
Climb
-666 ft
Descent
00:07:31
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Murphy's Run Trail
  • Arrow Bikes
    since 2014
    Builder

Murphy's Run Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Arrowtown Trails
    Queenstown
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
  • Season
    12 Months
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #13337 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    50 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Year Opened
    2016

Intermediate trail with some exposure. Traverses and drops from Tobins track down to the Arrow River

Access Info

Access on the right of Tobins Track (uphill side). 250m up the road from the New Chums Gully entrance.

More Stats for Murphy's Run bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -550 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,293 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,843 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,843 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,293 ft
  • Grade
    -11.971%
  • Grade max
    -51.278%
  • Grade min
    25.705%
  • Distance climb
    956 ft
  • Distance down
    3,410 ft
  • Distance flat
    228 ft
  • Avg time
    00:07:31
  • Avg reverse time
    00:09:48
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Status:
on Jul 7, 2019
Wet
Avg: 4.65 (6 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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  • Double Black Diamond

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  • 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
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  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
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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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      Murphy's Run Trail Reports

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      Jul 7, 2019 @ 6:46pm
      Jul 7, 2019
      Slippy AF, but still a good blast.
      Dec 26, 2017 @ 3:05pm
      Dec 26, 2017
      Nov 17, 2017 @ 11:33am
      Nov 17, 2017
      Jul 1, 2017 @ 4:01pm
      Jul 1, 2017
      Really muddy coming down
      Jan 27, 2017 @ 12:38am
      Jan 27, 2017
      Great fun despite the wet conditions, slippery roots.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 27 rides
      • 9 miles avg distance
      All
      • 469 rides
      •  

      Photos

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      3 |
      Aug 27, 2019 @ 7:45pm
      Aug 27, 2019
      3 |
      Aug 27, 2019 @ 7:45pm
      Aug 27, 2019
      371 |
      Jan 16, 2017 @ 10:08pm
      Jan 16, 2017
      221 |
      Dec 29, 2016 @ 9:43pm
      Dec 29, 2016

      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      flag MBennell (Aug 21, 2019 at 16:44)
       Super wet at the moment, rutted out in the top parts. Arrowtown Choppers have cleared pines along the way making it a bit more exposed, plenty of roots, lots of fun
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      Murphy's Run
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