4,291 ft
Distance
85 ft
Climb
-81 ft
Descent
00:12:58
Avg time

Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Inks Lake State Park
    Burnet, Texas
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Rock Face, Rock Garden
  • Global Ranking
    #65379 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #41938 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    25 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 70 in Hiking
  • Land Manager
    Texas Parks and Wildlife

This is a fun little trail that can be very busy with hikers on weekends during the main part of the day. It is best ridden early or late to avoid the conflict with hikers. When you get to the beginning of the trail off of Devil's Waterhole Nature Trail, if you really like climbing, go straight and you will immediately face a pretty good scramble up a granite exposure. At the top there is a natural wall that you will likely have to hike your bike over. Along the creek there are a number of big rocks that can be maneuvered around if your technical skills a pretty good. There is some downhill after you "turn the corner" but not much. If you don't like heavy climbing right off the bat, look for the trail to your right and ride counter clockwise. This will allow you to come down the above mentioned granite exposure.

More Stats for Valley Spring Creek Trail bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    2 ft
  • Altitude min
    893 ft
  • Altitude max
    970 ft
  • Altitude start
    893 ft
  • Altitude end
    896 ft
  • Grade max
    -20.4%
  • Grade min
    16.6%
  • Distance climb
    1,709 ft
  • Distance down
    1,316 ft
  • Distance flat
    1,266 ft
  • Avg time
    00:12:58
  • Avg reverse time
    00:13:26
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Status:
on Dec 7, 2019
Unknown
Avg: 4 (1 votes)

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      1 Review & Comments

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      excelvis (May 6, 2021 at 19:49)
       The granite face climb and the return descent is the best part of the trails here for intermediate+ riders. Lots of tech on this trail, so you really have to like that to enjoy this trail. My wife and kids did not like it or any of the trails here for riding. Great for hiking with beautiful scenery. Very little flow so be prepared to work for the little bits of easy.
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