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Dante's Trail

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 3.8 (20)

The main trail of Purgatory Creek Natural Area connecting the south and north trailheads.


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Map Key

4.1

Miles

6.6

KM

Singletrack

721' 220 m

High

608' 185 m

Low

291' 89 m

Up

224' 68 m

Down

2%

Avg Grade (1°)

7%

Max Grade (4°)

Dogs Leashed

E-Bikes Unknown

Description

This trail is the one long trail that goes all the way from the south trailhead to the north trailhead in Purgatory Creek Natural Area. Its terrain varies with some easy sections, some flowing singletrack with gentle rolls to rocky and steep sections with small boulders and tree roots.

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Nick Landis

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  3.8 from 20 votes

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  3.8 from 20 votes
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Trail Rankings

#185

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#7,223

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To Paraiso
Aug 3, 2015 near San Marcos, TX
Part of Dante's Trail thats a bit rocky.
Aug 21, 2015 near San Marcos, TX
A place where the trail follows the creek.
Aug 21, 2015 near San Marcos, TX
The north trailhead of Dante's Trail at Purgatory Creek Natural Area.
Aug 21, 2015 near San Marcos, TX
This sign is at both ends of the trail letting you know when the trail is closed.
Aug 21, 2015 near San Marcos, TX

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Aug 13, 2022
Private User
Apr 2, 2022
Deji Fatunla
Apr 2, 2022
Matthew Schwartzkopf
4.1mi — 40h 00m
Oct 5, 2020
John Mac
south entrance and rode to the north. its a tight fit with alot of rocks and alot of climbs through those rocks 5mi — 1h 00m
May 4, 2020
Brad Warren
11h 29m
Sep 4, 2019
Stephen Ramirez
Fun! Half way through it you're in a creek bed with large rocks. The uphill climb will definitely test you. I'd say the trail is closer to a black. 4.1mi — 2h 45m
Oct 21, 2018
Hayden Hughes
Aug 31, 2018
Ron Mccarty