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Level: Easiest
Length: 35 mi (56.3 km)
Surface: Other
Configuration: Network
Elevation: +103/ -75 ft
Total: 12 riders

Mountain Biking Brazos Bend State Park

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#118 of 281 mountain bike trails in Texas
#4,389 in the world

This trail is mostly made up of a wide, gravel path, some road, but little singletrack. It has nice scenery, and alligator sightings are likely. This ride is very flat and easy (and probably boring for some), but it is great for a family ride, and you get to get out on your bike and see some pretty cool stuff. Take the trails around 40 Acre, Elm, and Hale Lakes if you want the best chance to see the gators. Note: there are more than 8 miles of trail here. The 8 miles describes the trails around the lakes mentioned earlier.

First added by searsandrewj on Feb 15, 2007. Last updated Apr 28, 2020. → add an update
Before you go
  • Drinking water: unknown
  • Lift service: unknown
  • Night riding: unknown
  • Pump track: unknown
  • Restrooms: unknown
  • Fat bike grooming: unknown
  • E-bikes allowed: unknown
  • Fee required: unknown
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Getting there
From Houston, take U.S. 59 south to Richmond, and then head south on FM 762. Take this 20 miles to the park road. Past headquarters, park in the first parking area you see on your left. The trail begins to the right of the rest rooms, across a small wooden bridge.

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Dry (on Nov 6, 2016)
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