3.6 miles
Distance
1,010 ft
Climb
-1,077 ft
Descent
00:33:22
Avg time
Supporters, Builders, Maintainers & Land Managers of Watchmen Trail
  • BLM
    BLM
    Land Manager

  • USFS
    Land Manager

Watchmen Trail Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
    • Horse
  • Riding Area
    Boise Foothills
    Boise, Idaho
  • Ref Number
    #3
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #7216 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #6965 in Trail Running
    • #5287 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    90 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 45 in Trail Running
    • 80 in Hiking
    • 5 in Horseback
  • Land Manager
    Ridge to Rivers

Nice singletrack that links the routes going up Orchard Gulch and Five-mile Gulch, back down to Three Bears Trail

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Watchmen Trail mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -66 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,218 ft
  • Altitude max
    4,702 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,284 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,218 ft
  • Grade
    -0.351%
  • Grade max
    -34.307%
  • Grade min
    49.548%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    828 ft
  • Avg time
    00:33:22
  • Avg reverse time
    00:37:08
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Status:
on Nov 27, 2021
Wet
Avg: 4.5 (2 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Snow Cover Inadequate
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • hiking (1 year)
  • moto (1 year)
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      Watchmen Trail Trail Reports

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      Nov 27, 2021 @ 1:14pm
      Nov 27, 2021
      Many sections on the trails are wet and muddy.
      Nov 5, 2021 @ 2:17pm
      Nov 5, 2021
      Oct 23, 2021 @ 10:15am
      Oct 23, 2021
      Wait until after trail has seen some sun to ride again.
      Oct 18, 2021 @ 11:10am
      Oct 18, 2021
      Jun 5, 2021 @ 9:22am
      Jun 5, 2021
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 253 rides
      • 18 miles avg distance
      All
      • 1,374 rides
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      Photos

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      Apr 23, 2021 @ 6:36pm
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      Oct 27, 2019 @ 11:13am
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      Oct 27, 2019 @ 11:13am
      Oct 27, 2019
      34 |
      Oct 27, 2019 @ 11:13am
      Oct 27, 2019

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      1 Review & Comments

      • + 1
      falltricky (Apr 16, 2021 at 19:04)
       Nice ride! Smooth trail but steep-ish in parts, very scenic
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