mountain biking

Explore A Collapsed Volcanic Dome in Big Bend Ranch State Park

May 1, 2019 | By Karen Hoffman Blizzard

Thanks to recent trail work, Big Bend Ranch State Park’s signature geological landmark, El Solitario, is in good shape for hikers, mountain bikers, and equestrians who want to explore the 10-mile-wide collapsed volcanic dome.

Rail-to-Trail Bicycling on the Lake Mineral Wells State Trailway

October 15, 2017 | By Robyn Ross

A flash of bright green catches my eye, and I slam on the brakes, my bicycle kicking up gravel as I skid to a stop.

Favorite Big Bend Mountain-Bike Rides

January 23, 2017 | By Matt Joyce

When out in Big Bend for the Chihuahuan Desert Bike Fest, I talked with multiple local riders to gather information for my story about mountain biking in the Big Bend region. I threw in an extra question for some of them: What’s your favorite ride? Here are their responses.

Tracking Time on the Caprock Canyon Trailway

June 15, 2012 | By E. Dan Klepper

Travelers on the Caprock Canyons Trailway sometimes feel they’ve tipped time’s arrow on its head. Following the path of an abandoned rail line, the 64-mile trail system takes hikers, cyclists, and equestrians across the region’s halcyon backyard, into the agrarian plains and broken rangeland of caprock country, and out of this century completely.

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