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Lighthouse Trail

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Length

3.0 Miles 4.8 Kilometers


Singletrack

Elevation

457' 139 m

Ascent

-86' -26 m

Descent

3%

Avg Grade (2°)

32%

Max Grade (18°)

3,198' 975 m

High

2,828' 862 m

Low

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The linchpin in the Palo Duro trail system, a must-do to get an amazing view of the Lighthouse.

Glenn Ladehoff

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This is one of the most heavily used trails in Palo Duro. It's frequented by hikers, bikers, and equestrians. It can get quite crowded on a bluebird weekend. You can take the trail to the end to see the famous Lighthouse hoodoo, or you can use it to hook up with the Givens, Spicer & Lowry Trail and the Little Fox Loop. It is a necessity if you are trying to make a loop.

The trail can get pretty sandy in places and it has a few dry creek crossings that can be tricky when loose. This is a wide singletrack, but I would not call it double. For the most part, this trail is relatively easy and beginner friendly, BUT it does have some sections that might need to be walked for a first-timer.

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Dec 19, 2017
Sherry Keahey
awesome ride 6mi
Nov 19, 2017
Lost Justpastnowhere
Nov 8, 2017
Joey Atkins
Jul 20, 2017
Lannie Fuselier
Jul 4, 2017
Bill Duf
Rapide facile, beaucoup de marcheurs 3mi
Jun 4, 2017
Jan Bennett
May 20, 2017
Jan Bennett
May 20, 2017
David Marquardt
3mi

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  3.7 from 15 votes

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