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Level: Intermediate
Length: 65 mi (104.6 km)
Surface: Singletrack
Configuration: Network
Elevation: +741/741 ft
Total: 73 riders
 

Mountain Biking Reveille Peak Ranch

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#7 of 273 mountain bike trails in Texas
#250 in the world

Great mix of single track, wider double track and a multitude of technical race loops.

First added by bdawg600 on May 9, 2020. Last updated May 9, 2020. → add an update
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Q: What days are they open?
A: Fridays at 5 pm through Sundays at dusk. Check Facebook for closures. https://www.facebook.com/ReveillePeakRanch/

Q: Was thinking of riding this on June 7th. Anyone know if there are any problems with the trail due to all the rain?
A: There's water in the creeks and a little mud on the main trails but the Upper Loop and Reveille Peak (black trails) are perfect.

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  • Maxnremie   ✓ supporter
    *****

    Social distancing at its best. I was the only one on the ranch the day I rode. I had the entire place to myself! Bring your waterpack and food with you on the trail since you will be in total remote seclusion. The black trails are will marked for the most part. Well laid out enduro trails with good climbs, a few rock drops to be careful on, and rugged, rock terrain. The trailhead has a carport and changeroom/showers which were very handy in 100 degree heat. Well done! this is well worth the drive from Austin and very reasonably priced vs. Spider Mountain. I will go again the next time I am in the Austin area.

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  • browntown007
    *****

    I made it out here for a weekend and had an absolute blast. I was here in the middle of the summer, and as such the camping area was an absolute ghost town, which we actually enjoyed. Tons of trails to explore and the cost was really cheap for both biking and camping. Highly recommended.

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  • Ronnie Collins
    ****

    I took a hardtail carbon and rode the Race Loop. For me I think a full suspension would have been a lot better. I'm just an average rider though. Really liked the trail diversity and the scenery is great! I personally had to dismount a number of times due to it being technical in areas. Really like this place. Highly recommend it.

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  • Nikki Tangtiphongkul
    ****

    It has some fun trails, a lot of up hill climbs. beautiful scenery. label on the trail is not that clear. we got lost many time
    my favorite are flow track, Epic down and up and super D

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  • Shiftskii
    *****

    Really enjoyed the course. Plenty of downhills sections to get some good speed. Found the flow track. Needs a bit of work but definitely will go back

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  • fbnmejia
    ****

    This trail kicked my butt. Beautiful scenery and lung busting climbs.

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  • Andy T
    ***

    Let me start by saying we never made it into the "Ranch". The cost is $10 per person to ride, we paid but the self pay area had no remaining maps. Someone leaving who rode there often was nice enough to give us a map. The map really didn't help, the entrance trails are not marked well and we ended up taking a fire road around most of the ranch instead of actually riding in the ranch. If you go, go with someone familiar with the trails and bring a lot of tubes. We had two spare tubes but had three flats and a long walk out of the ranch.

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  • misterearl
    *****

    Best mountain biking location in the Texas Hill Country.

    There are over 60 miles of trails in the ranch, and is truly one of those places that skill level is unimportant. There is jeep road and wide singletrack for beginners, and rocky, steep gnarl for the advanced rider, plus plenty for those in between.

    The trails can be very challenging without feeling unfair. You know the ones, those that throw a bunch of boulders at the top of a no-momentum, gravel climb just to kill your legs (Brushy Creek, I'm looking at you.) There are VERY challenging sections, but it all fits with the terrain, and the views and descents offer a great reward--and breather--from the various climbs.

    Since there are so many miles of trails, there can be long sections where you don't seen anyone, and it's just you, the trees, and the hills.

    This trail system is wonderfully fun to ride. The only detractor is that it can be very easy to get lost, even with decent trail markings, until one knows their way around. That can be part of the fun though.

    This has supplanted Bluff Creek Ranch as my favorite place to ride.

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  • rattler
    ****

    Fantastic trail system. Lots of miles here and a variety of difficulty. I took a 27.5 Trek that I rented from the Bicycle Sport shop here and had a blast.

    Paid $10 and got a nice color map...up the first mile or so and a huge cow was just laying on the trail Not wanting to bother it, I cut through and rode to my heart's content.

    The red race loop, rated difficult was very cool, big rocks, granite to go up, across and down. Follow the painted white line like in Moab, this was good and a nice challenge that I needed. I then found the flow trail and enjoyed the jumps and berms. Then rode the blue league loop tail a couple times with some flow trail in there as well.

    Lots more options here and if I was in the area for longer, I would have spent more time here. Very good, can't wait to get back here.

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  • dxf1685
    *****

    Amazing trail system. I don't say that lightly. There's so many trails they have most of what you could want.

    My favorite is the advanced, technical rock climbing. Something we don't have in louisiana, where I normally ride.

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  • rattler
    *****

    Fantastic trail system. Lots of miles here and a variety of difficulty. I took a 27.5 Trek that I rented from the Bicycle Sport shop here and had a blast.

    Paid $10 and got a nice color map...up the first mile or so and a huge cow was just laying on the trail Not wanting to bother it, I cut through and rode to my heart's content.

    The red race loop, rated difficult was very cool, big rocks, granite to go up, across and down. Follow the painted white line like in Moab, this was good and a nice challenge that I needed. I then found the flow trail and enjoyed the jumps and berms. Then rode the blue leage loop tail a couple times with some flow trail in there as well.

    Lots more options here and if I was in the area for longer, I would have spent more tie here. Very good, can't wait to get back here.

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  • djj1924
    *****

    I'm going to be doing a series of reviews on trails that I regularly ride (at an expert level, wink wink). My review will be focused on what to expect and what you should do if you are bringing along your wife or girlfriend (assuming she is a beginner/intermediate level rider) for a day of fun.

    Take her on the race loop. It's about 8 miles long and she will need to be a intermediate level rider, otherwise she is going to get pretty mad at you. The other loops have some great rock features, but they can be very challenging for a beginner/intermediate level rider.
    This is one of my favorite trails in Texas and it is a phenomenal place to camp, hike and bike.
    Make sure you get a map from the front office and make sure you get clear instructions on where the trail actually starts.

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  • A_Day_2_Remember
    ****

    A lot of fun and worth the drive from Austin. The location has a vibe to it that is difficult to describe but worth experiencing. Caution take extra water, then take some more water. Playing on rocks is what keeps us mountain biking, this place will put a smile on your face.
    Very cool outdoor arena and plunge pool for after ride relaxing.

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  • steelworx
    *****

    Rode in 2010 after it 1st opened. Had some great guides in Chardog (trail builder responsible for this trail) & TAF a local rider. One of the best times ever on two wheels. Technical Moab type riding with amazing views.

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  • Javisriding
    *****

    It has something for everyone. Went there with my family. Mom ran on trails, girls had a blast camping and grilling, dad went for an awesome late ride of Race Trail and got lost until 10pm!!! This trail was quite technical and I suggest u allow at least 2 hours to complete if you are intermediate in ur skills. Do it early, or otherwise the ranch manager will have to fire some flares and come find u lost on side roads, as signs are not clear and can't be seen in the dark... Friendly and helpful staff. variety of trails and terrain. Had a blast and will return!!

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  • Downhill_Driver
    ****

    Went there early on a Saturday morning, $10 entrance fee and you receive a trail map. Worked my way to Super D, but got sidetracked and rode Tejas Trail. Most of it was on rock, however it was very technical and I had a blast on it. Finally, made it to Super D. Very challenging with some drops and not for the beginner. I then went onto Race Loop which was a good single trail through the woods with some spots to test your skills. After 4 hours of straight riding I was finished. I didnt ride any of the Easy trails. Overall, I was very satisfied with the trail. I will go back there again in the near future.

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  • cmbishop63@yahoo.com
    *****

    Unique landscape for Texas, the granite is very grippy. I felt that the trail to Reveille peak itself would be too difficult for my technical level, but was not too bad at all. Most fun and biggest challenge I have had in Texas. I will be back asap.

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  • djeneration
    ****

    Rode this in early spring and it was an afternoon of excellent riding. Really a solid trail system with lots of flatrock features. Several great creek crossings with water in them--rare for Texas! Lots of climbing, but when you get to the top you can take the flow track down. Its the speediest way to descent the hill. When we went, the pump track was being re-constructed so we didn't get to mess around on that but the whole ranch is a really sweet mecca for trail sports events in the Hill Country. Highly recommended; potential for epicness!

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