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Dante's Trail

Difficult

Trail

4.1 mile 6.6 kilometer point to point
Singletrack
Difficult

Elevation

Ascent: 291' 89 m
Descent: -224' -68 m
High: 721' 220 m
Low: 608' 185 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 2% (1°)
Max Grade: 7% (4°)

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Trail shared by Nick Landis

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

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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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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
Aug 16, 2018
Mike Krieg
8mi
May 23, 2018
Bobby C
First time here. Nice area. 3mi
Apr 24, 2018
Chris Hooker
Apr 1, 2018
M J

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  3.6 from 14 votes

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Trail Rankings

#226

in Texas

#7,540

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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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