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Mostly singletrack but after years of predominately horse traffic there are some routs too deep to pedal through. The horses have also created some tough drops in the sandstone over all still decent. These are not IMBA trails but if you can appreciate sand stone arroyos, beautiful cottonwood groves, spring flowers and listening to the wind you'll not be disappointed.
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The camping areas were clean and very quite, Rocking K had showers. There were significant ticks so I was glad it was a little cool and I had my tights on. I would recommend long pants and/or good insect repellent.
This was first try at riding in this area so can't say if the route I've uploaded is the best. way to ride the trail systems. I enjoyed the changes in terrain and the wonderful sandstone features. After I left the Horse thief area and entered the wildlife loop it was more "prairie" like. There was some sand that made me work pretty hard.
Two sections of the trail system, referred to as the Horsethief Canyon trails, connect the Rockin' K Trails to the Prairie Trails. The orange Horsethief Canyon Trail is one of the more difficult trails in the trail system. It has three relatively easy water crossings, but the trail is narrow in spots and goes in and out of rocky canyons. The blue Horsethief Canyon Trail is short and easy but has three water crossings that can present a challenge. These crossings can be very deep.
As I continued the counter clockwise finish of the Horse thief trail I hit more sand and two waist deep beaver pond crossings.