The Short Loop
ElevationAscent: 29' 9 m
Descent: -38' -12 m
High: 77' 23 m
Low: 58' 18 m
GradeAvg Grade: 1% (0°)
Max Grade: 4% (2°)
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“A fast and fun loop in Lake Houston Wilderness Park.”— Damian Pool
Family Friendly Some sections may be too challenging for younger kids, but most of this ride is great for them!
Once onto Dogwood Trail beware when crossing the old bridge. Follow the trail to where it intersects with Peach Creek Trail. Turn left onto Peach Creek Trail. From here, the trail begins to flow a little faster.
Keeping to the right to follow the lower half of Peach Creek Trail and dip onto the creek banks. There is some sand along this section, so make your turns wisely. The trail merges back into the upper Peach Creek Trail, right before a large bridge and a short climb.
At this point, the trail ends at the Peach Creek Loop and a short dip and climb through a gulley brings you back to the nature center area.
The trails were all cut as doubletrack, and were unkept for years. Some have been slowly coming round to singletrack standards.
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ADA Accessible, Features, Electic Mountain Bikes Allowed
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Land Manager: City of Houston - Parks and Recreation