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Graham Swamp Mountain Bike Trail

 4.7 (30)

5.5 Miles 8.8 Kilometers


Singletrack

109' 33 m

Ascent

-110' -34 m

Descent

1%

Avg Grade (0°)

4%

Max Grade (3°)

33' 10 m

High

13' 4 m

Low

Shared By Cooper O

Conditions


Minor Issues 28 days ago
Mostly Dry, Some Mud - Parts are closed, most is open and dry. Miles of fun riding History

Getting forecast...

This is florida mountain biking at its finest. Expect a good mix of tough, steep climbs and fast, steep descents.

Cooper O

Dogs Unknown

Features -none-

This area is open dawn to dusk. One Way Only: This is designated as a directional trail.

Need to Know

There is no water nearby so bring plenty—you'll need it! There is a nice bike maintenance station at the trailhead in case your bike needs a few last minute adjustments.

Description

This is a fun 5.5-mile one-way loop. The first mile and a half will test your skill and lung power. The trail is flowy singletrack with lots of short, steep climbs and descents. There are some easy bypasses but it may not be recommended for beginners. The swamp will show its teeth without a recent rain.

The surface of the trail is mostly soft sand or crushed shells. The climbs are short and technical, and are usually followed by short, steep, rocky descents. This is not for beginners but is a great challenge for intermediate riders, while still offering fun for advanced riders. There are some jumps and drops, but all can easily be rolled over without leaving the ground. There is also a small section with a few steep ladder bridges that take you over large rocks. A hardtail will work well on this trail, but some descents can get rough. XC bikes will not be suited to the steep descents.

To get to the parking area, follow Colbert Lane until you see a dirt path leading to a gravel parking lot. The trail is well-marked so you shouldn’t get lost. If you follow a dirt road left from the parking lot, you'll find a few small jumps and log skinnies to practice on. The jumps can also be pumped or used as gaps for you to clear.

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Jul 20, 2018
Phillip Blythe
5.5mi
Jul 6, 2018
Pete White
Jun 9, 2018
Mason Althar
May 3, 2018
Brian C
Mar 24, 2018
marcus klump
Mar 18, 2018
Lenny D
2 laps! this placewill make you sweat thats for sure! 13mi
Jan 2, 2018
Matt Tittle
6.5mi
Dec 30, 2017
Jean Piot

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  4.7 from 30 votes

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  4.7 from 30 votes
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Nice surprise on vacation. Bring a bike when you come to Daytona and ride this trail. Very fun... Dec 25, 2015
for a flat state lots of hills in this trail but most were not very hard some nice drops in and rock features, nice place Jun 8, 2017
Looking for some challenge trails to go to, “this Tuesday 26 and Wednesday 27 with the Family” I leave in South Florida I ride Markham Park two or three times a week but need some fresh air! Anyone recommend Graham Swamp? I know Alafia and Santos really well but never been to Graham, thanks... Jun 25, 2018

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