1 miles
Distance
53 ft
Climb
-53 ft
Descent
00:05:40
Avg time
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Purple Trail Details

  • Riding Area
    Memorial Park
    Houston, Texas
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Doubletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Global Ranking
    #59461 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    10 in Mountain Biking

This is the “dirt road” that forms a loop through the mountain bike trail area. Mostly flat except for its crossing of a drainage near Buffalo Bayou known as “Call Out” where riders will rapidly descend thirty feet and then immediately climb out of the drainage.

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More Stats for Purple Trail bike trail
  • Altitude change
    0 ft
  • Altitude min
    11 ft
  • Altitude max
    57 ft
  • Altitude start
    57 ft
  • Altitude end
    57 ft
  • Grade
    0.003%
  • Grade max
    -19.922%
  • Grade min
    20.712%
  • Distance climb
    2,715 ft
  • Distance down
    1,928 ft
  • Distance flat
    3,017 ft
  • Avg time
    00:05:40
  • Avg reverse time
    00:11:57
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Status:
on Dec 27, 2017
Wet
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Downhill Primary
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  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
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  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

  • 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 Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
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  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • 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
  • Other Other
Directions to purple-trail-53059 trailhead (29.764759, -95.441322)
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Purple Trail Trail Reports

datedescription
Dec 27, 2017 @ 6:35am
Dec 27, 2017
reporter Rain all night. Trails are wet.
Sep 14, 2017 @ 3:23am
Sep 14, 2017
reporter Trails are open and rideable, but watch out for various small issues (debris, washouts, etc) due to Harvey damage.
Sep 12, 2017 @ 8:16pm
Sep 12, 2017
Aug 25, 2017 @ 9:44pm
Aug 25, 2017
Aug 15, 2017 @ 6:13pm
Aug 15, 2017
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