Believe it or not, Texas has plenty of great mountain biking, you just have to know where to find it! Below is a list of some of our favorite spots. Most of us have ridden a couple of laps, so feel free to ask any specific questions to find a good trail to fit your riding style.
These trails are located 30 minutes or less from the shop. The Brazos Valley Mountain Bike Association builds and maintains the trails. Click here to check trail status.

Lake Bryan - Bryan, TX

Lake Bryan has the original mountain bike trails in the Brazos Valley. The trails have tight and technical sections and some more wide open flowy sections. Lake Bryan is accessible to the general public, and offers boat ramps, fishing, and camping.

Address: 8200 Sandy Point Road, Bryan, TX

Access: $5 per car daily fee, $75 per year annual pass

Our Favorite Sections: Roller Coaster and Wildflower Alley are fast and flowy, Octopus and Rat Vortex offer good technical challenge.


West Side Map
East Side Map

Millican Reserve - College Station, TX

Millican Reserve has the newest mountain bike trails in the Brazos Valley, and is suitable for a good mix of skill levels. The BVMBA was responsible for building this entire network of trails over the last decade.

Address: 8200 Sandy Point Road, Bryan, TX

Access: Must be a member of the Millican Reserve Conservancy for $10/month. Information can be found here

Our Favorite Sections: Phase 5 for some more technical sections, Roller Coaster on Phase 3 for some fun flowy elevation change.

Millican Reserve Map
These trails are located within a couple of hours of the shop, making them great for day trips. Many of them offer camping amenities as well, and can be great for weekend trips.

Bluff Creek Ranch - Warda, TX

Bluff Creek Ranch is located about 1.5 hours from Bryan-College Station. They offer about 9 miles of single track in the rolling hills. Overnight camping is available as well. 
Address: 537 Owl Creek Road, Warda, TX

Access: $10 for day use and $25 for camping and riding

Our Favorite Sections: Gas Pass and BMX are good downhill sections, and Roller Coaster is twisty and more technical.


Rocky Hill Ranch - Smithville, TX

Rocky Hill Ranch offers trails that are exactly that, rocky and hilly. The ranch has miles of trails through the loblolly pines, just outside of Bastrop, TX. Freeride 512 is also located on the property, with jumplines and wood features.


Address: 578 FM 153, Smithville, TX

Access: $10 per day, $15 for camping

Our Favorite Sections: The Wall is a classic section, and Tris Cross is a fun downhill section.

Trail Map Coming Soon, Rocky Hill Ranch recently sold a large chunk of their property and are working on adding new trails

Cameron Park - Waco, TX

One of the best free trail systems in Texas, Cameron Park offers some great climbs and descents. It is located in a public park, with many access points depending on which runs you want to ride. Ride along the limestone cliffs of our upriver neighbors.
Website: Waco Parks and Recreation Page
Address: 2601 N University Parks Drive, Waco, TX 

Access: Free for day use 6 a.m. to midnight, no camping available

Our Favorite Sections: Vortex and Powder Monkey are great descents, and California 56 and Highlander are some fun climbs

Cameron Park Map

Spider Mountain - Burnet, TX

Spider Mountain is Texas’ first and only lift-access bike park. It has 350 feet of elevation gain and a wide range of gravity trials from beginners to experts. 
Address: 200 Greenwood Hills Trail, Burnet, TX

Access: $59 for a lift ticket for Adults at the window, tickets are much cheaper if purchased in advance online

Spider Mountain Map

Reveille Peak Ranch - Burnet, TX

Bluff Creek Ranch is located about 1.5 hours from Bryan-College Station. They offer about 9 miles of single track in the rolling hills. Overnight camping is available as well. 
Address: 105 Co Road 114, Burnet, TX

Access: $10 for day use and $30 for camping 

Our Favorite Sections: Check out the world class pump track


Flat Rock Ranch - Comfort, TX

Flat Rock Ranch has a good variety of trails through the Texas Hill Country, including some enduro trails. Trails are rocky and rough with good descents and rewarding climbs. Check out Comfort Pizza after riding for a great bite. 
Address: 346 Flat Rock Creek Road, Comfort, TX

Access: $10 for day use and $15 for camping

Experience some of the diverse landscape of Texas. These overnight trips offer a great chance to explore the corners of our state. 

Big Bend Ranch State Park - Lajitas,TX

Take a trip down to the Big Bend for some incredible desert mountain biking. This area is one of the most diverse in Texas and offers wide desert vistas and millions of stars on a clear night. The State Park allows mountain biking while the National Park does not have a trail system for mountainn bikes. This is only a short introduction to what the area has to offer, be sure to do plenty of research before venturing out as amenitites are few and far between. Desert Sports is a great area expert and has a full service bike shop. 
Website: TPWD Website

Access: $5 for day use or $75 for a Texas Parks Annual Pass

Our Favorite Sections: The Controbando Trail System is the easiest to access, on it the Crystal Trail is a shimmering delight and the Dome Trail offers great views and a challenging climb.

Contrabando Trail System Map

Palo Duro Canyon State Park - Canyon, TX

Visit the second largest canyon in the United States; best explored by bike. Mountain bike trails are relatively new in this park and are constantly expanding. Camping opportunities are abundant among the striated cliffs.
Website: Palo Duro Canyon State Park Website

Access$8 for day use or $75 for a Texas Parks Annual Pass