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Level: Intermediate
Length: 7 mi (11.3 km)
Surface: Singletrack
Configuration: Loop
Elevation: +162/134 ft
Total: 58 riders
 

Mountain Biking Muleshoe Bend LCRA

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#152 of 273 mountain bike trails in Texas
#8270 in the world

Fast ,tight ,twisty loop with a lot of short climbs. 80% shaded by ceder& misquet trees. Lots of sand, rock gardens, limestone out-croppings, and dirt. It takes 30min.-60min. a loop. Watch out for wildlife.

First added by searsandrewj on Apr 30, 2020. Last updated Apr 30, 2020. → add an update
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Getting there
From Austin take Hwy. 71 west towards Marble Falls(not to)after crossing the Perdanles River,maybe another mile or so. Take a right on Paleface Ranch Road(the only way you can go) for 2 or 3 miles, then turn right onto County Road 413 it will dead end into the park
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  • Nikki Tangtiphongkul
    *****

    only 6miles trail but if you take inner loop between the main loop it will add up to around 8 miles the inner loop is very fun. and it loop back to main trail so you can do as many as you want. I like first half of the trail. 1 to 4 is the best part and inner loop B is awesome, mostly single track path. leave on the ground do make it a little slippy. prefect for summer a lot of shaded from beautiful trees.

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  • Jennifer Ann
    *****

    This was a really fun trail system. The trails were clearly marked and rated well. The blues had some fun challenges.

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  • seadart
    ****

    Fast and fun, best thing you can ride for $5 west of Austin. The trail flows of some gravel and baby headed topography. There is not much climbing, but there are some Austin technical ledge-y bits on loop B & D.

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  • mikeetheviking
    *****

    Very fun and fast trail. You won't have to worry about bringing lots of supplies because the parking lot is always close by. This trail reminds me of a roller coaster... lots of medium sized ups and downs. Very beautiful out here.

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  • cjm
    ***

    Sticking the main trail is a nice ride. Taking the extensions create a much more technical ride. Solid long sections of technical pedaling, a difficult switch back, and some nifty tree dodges can be found on the extensions. If the trail was twice its current length and had a few progressive trail features, it would be stellar.

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  • bsdctx
    ****

    Fun, twisting singletrack with a few short hills and small obstacles. Easy enough for a beginner if you walk a few sections. Fun enough for an intermediate rider.* Review edited 6/23/2009

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  • Skoofer
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    rode this one yesterday. i had a blast on the trail, nothing too difficult but definately a lot of fun. as others have said, its a very fast trail. this one offers a variety of terrain, mostly hard pack dirt, sand, and loose gravel which is sure to keep you on your toes. there are a few ledges towards the end which will offer somewhat of a challenge. what i found to be the biggest challenge though was controlling your speed through sandy or gravely turns. i slid out a number of times but was able to maintain control...barely. a great trail and a cool park.* Review edited 12/8/2008* Review edited 12/8/2008

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  • epoderom
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    Ride the trail, but spend the rest of the day on the "beach: at the flats or jump off some cliffs if it is still legal

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  • bd29562
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    The description of this trail is accurate but the rating is not. Overall rating should be 6, Aerobic 8, and technical 5. This track is a good begginer course.

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