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Pack Memorial MTB Trail

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If you're looking to mountain bike on a trail/fire road for a great workout then this is the place.


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12.6

Miles

20.2

KM

15%

Singletrack

4,825' 1,471 m

High

2,968' 905 m

Low

2,017' 615 m

Up

2,015' 614 m

Down

6%

Avg Grade (3°)

25%

Max Grade (14°)

Dogs Off-leash

E-Bikes Unknown

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Overview

Attempt to climb to the top, non-stop on steep inclines and descents through one of the high-desert hot spots for mountain biking. Witness spectacular views and climbs while doing cardio and enjoying the outdoors on BLM (Bureau of Land Management) public land. Conveniently located with free parking at the bottom where the Pack Memorial Trail starts. One of Apple Valley and Hesperia's best featured mountain bike fire roads/trails.

Need to Know

Free parking at the bottom. Neighbors on both sides on the trailhead so please no littering.

Description

The Pack Memorial Trail is conveniently located off of Deep Creek Road. Available parking where Deep Creek Rd and Pack Memorial Trail meet. Grab your bike and gear (water and snacks) and start riding/climbing to the top. A fit mountain biker can make it to the top in about 1.5 - 2 hours. Beginner and intermediate riders can take 2.5 possibly 3 hours.

Once you get to the top, it's all downhill after that which takes a fraction of the time that it took to climb up. You also have the option to continue riding toward Bowen Ranch Rd for a loop (as shown). Turn back and lap the loop in either direction for another longer option. Please look at the Google map here.

When you first start, there will be very steep inclines. Very peaceful, quiet, and beautiful and the views that overlook the valleys are spectacular! This route is frequently travelled by mountain bikers so more than likely you won't be alone. This depends on the time and day of the week. There will be a couple of non-maintained forks when climbing, but just stay on the main trail/fire road (see the MTB Project mobile app to stay on course).

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JoJo Valdez

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  4.6 from 8 votes

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Enjoying the day on Pack Memorial Trail Apple Valley ,Ca.
Jan 10, 2019 near Hesperia, CA
Taking a break on Pack Memorial Trail
Jan 10, 2019 near Lake Ar…, CA
Riding downhill
Jan 10, 2019 near Lake Ar…, CA
Uphill cardio.
Jun 25, 2019 near Lake Ar…, CA
Riding up on Pack Memorial Trail Apple Valley, Ca.
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Climbing up
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Nov 5, 2019
Wendy Simpson
13mi — 4h 00m
Oct 5, 2019
Adam White
7.1mi — 1h 50m
Jun 24, 2019
Tony Paez
I rode from Apple Valley by Thunderbird to Pack Memorial. It was hot but this trail is worth it 36mi — 4h 30m
Jun 22, 2019
Sandee D
Rode up with a girlfriend of mine. Its getting hot so next time we will be there early in the morning or early evening. 13mi — 3h 00m
Jun 1, 2019
Brandon Sanchez
Jan 10, 2019
Eva Gee
Plan to do this next weekend with a mtb group! 13mi — 3h 00m