Palo Duro Canyon

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AVERAGE RATING
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4.72 out of 5
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Intermediate
26
miles

Singletrack
↑ 4,900 ft
↓ 3,800 ft
2,809
elevation (ft)

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Trail Description
About this trail
Circling the parking lot are no less than 5 trail heads networking for some 26 miles of singletrack trail throughout the canyon ranging from mild to wild in technicial ability,dirt,rocks,river rock,sand,wash-outs,switchbacks,dropoffs and climbs with alternative trail accesess throughout the canyon,the trails are well maintained,people are friendly the times i've been there (i drive out EVERY 3-4 weeks from Denver)someone was ready to ride with me.There rv an tent sites to be had an some of the best riding an scenery one could ask for.The sunsetting off the canyon walls make it worth the trip. Here's the # to Palo Duro 806-488-2227, see for yourself.....i'm going back in 12 days, hope to see ya there.
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Trail Features
Trail features
  • Lift Service
  • Drinking Water
  •   Night Riding
  • Pump Track
  • Restrooms
  • Winter Fat Biking
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Trail Q&A
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Q: Is a hybrid bike suitable for the easy-moderate trails here (Trek DualSport, has front suspension)? -Mark Anthony Spangler

A: Your DualSport can handle most of the trails. A true mountain bike would be more comfortable.

CFM answered on March 10, 2018. Did you find this helpful? Yes | No

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Q: Mountain bike rentals -Guest

A: Outdoor Element Sports rents it the trail head for the Light House. I am going to this weekend so I called and enquired. $65 a day for full suspension and $55 for hard tail. Around $35 for a couple of hours

hellfire answered on May 3, 2017. Did you find this helpful? Yes | No

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Reviews (49)
 

Trailblazer


March 12, 2018
HoneyHam Trailblazer  
 
Review: another great ride in Canyon. The Mrs found the little Fox loop this time and nice add to our ride

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Singletrack


March 10, 2018
CFM Singletrack  
 
Review: Fun-riding trails in a fabulous area. Multiple trails take you into different areas of the park. Mostly easy to intermediate with notable technical sections thrown in.

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Gramcounter

July 10, 2017
 
Review: Liking all the trail options in the Canyon!!!!!

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Granny Gear

July 9, 2017
pbaird1310 Granny Gear  
 
Review: I drove out there yesterday and left the parking lot about 12:45PM. It was right around 100* when I started and according to the lady at the entrance, it was 106* when I finished. WARM!!! Great variety! I took Comanche to GSL to Lighthouse and back. It was a ton of variety. Flowy and flat to short, somewhat difficult technical climbs with beautiful views. I will go back when it is cooler.

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Trailblazer


July 6, 2017
HoneyHam Trailblazer  
 
Review: the new Comanche trail is top shelf/ledges:)

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Gramcounter

July 5, 2017
 
Review: Little bit of everything for everybody - if out of skill set - walk it for a bit - jump back on have pure singletrack bliss :) Be back when cooler to camp And ride????

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Trailblazer


July 4, 2017
HoneyHam Trailblazer  
 
Review: Cheers to the Palo Duro Corp Engineers on qaulity Work in the Canyon. ...my favorite place to ride in TX

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Granny Gear

June 25, 2017
 
Review: Excellent trail system one of the best in the country. Kiowa to Comanche to Rock Garden and back down south Comanche will test any mountain biker,

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Trailblazer


June 9, 2017
 
Review: I like Palo Duro. I like it so much I go twice a year, camp for a few days and ride every trail. It had great riding trails, great scenery, well maintained facilities and usually pretty peaceful (sometimes depends on who parks next to you).

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Granny Gear

May 22, 2017
Taos Granny Gear  
 
Review: Great MTB Trails! Best state park in Texas. Really great for any level of rider and the scenery is awesome.

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Palo Duro Canyon MTB Trail 4.72 out of 5 based on 49 ratings. 49 user reviews.
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