Mountain Bike the Picnic Loop

Rate this Adventure Little Walnut Picnic Area

Distance

2 Miles

Elevation Gain

350 Feet

Activities

Fitness, Photography, Mountain Biking, Backpacking, Hiking

Skill

Beginner

Season

Year Round

Type

Loop

Added by

Josiah Roe

Dog Friendly
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Forest
Groups
Picnic Area
Scenic
Wildflowers
Wildlife

Gorgeous singletrack amongst pinon pines and the Mogollon Mountains with fantastic views and fantastic downhill runs.

Called the "Berg Trail" by Silver City locals in honor of Gary Berg who pioneered the extensive trail system around Gomez Peak, the Picnic Loop beginning at the Little Walnut Creek picnic area is a great way to be introduced to the incredible mountain biking trails to be found in the area.

Beginning at the picnic area, you can follow the trail in either a clockwise or counter-clockwise manner, though going counter-clockwise allows for some fantastic downhill back to the picnic area.

The trail also intersects with the Continental Divide Trail via the CDT connector, opening up virtually endless larger loops and trails that are being built, maintained, and improved upon almost daily. Be sure to stop by the Silver City Visitors Center and Gila Hike & Bike for the latest trail beta. 

Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations.

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Distance

2 Miles

Elevation Gain

350 Feet

Activities

Fitness, Photography, Mountain Biking, Backpacking, Hiking

Skill

Beginner

Season

Year Round

Type

Loop

Added by

Josiah Roe

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