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Sotol Forest

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 4.6 (13)

A great moderately technical singletrack winding through the Franklin Mountain foothills.


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Map Key

1.9

Miles

3.1

KM

Singletrack

4,698' 1,432 m

High

4,552' 1,387 m

Low

89' 27 m

Up

209' 64 m

Down

3%

Avg Grade (2°)

12%

Max Grade (7°)

Dogs Unknown

E-Bikes Unknown

Description

Sotol Forest runs North-South along the Franklin Mountain range. It is a fun singletrack with numerous boulder obstacles to negotiate. This is one of the more technical trails on the East side of the Franklins, but very rideable.

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Stu Chaffey

Trail Ratings

  4.6 from 13 votes

#1075

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  4.6 from 13 votes
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Trail Rankings

#23

in Texas

#1,075

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The south entrance to Sotol Forest
Aug 29, 2020 near Westway, TX
Riding north on Sotol Forest.
Sep 12, 2020 near Westway, TX
The north end of Scenic Road Trail.
Aug 29, 2020 near Westway, TX
Newman bike trail sign post
Aug 23, 2015 near Westway, TX
Newman Trail
Aug 23, 2015 near Westway, TX

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May 20, 2021
Lost Justpastnowhere
Aug 15, 2020
C Y
Fun, yet difficult and very technical trail. One of the best and most interesting in the Franklin Mountains.
Dec 4, 2017
Kevin Buddin
Super fun semi technical trail! 1.9mi
Oct 28, 2017
Tony Reyes
Parts overgrown from summer rains
Oct 6, 2017
Evan Patch
Jun 18, 2016
Butch Perkins