Buckhorn Gap Trail

At A Glance

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4.6 mi one-way

Difficulty Rating: 4.6
Steepness: Climbs Moderately
Tread Condition: Some Obstacles
Blaze Color: Orange
Trail Number: 103
Rides That Use This Trail: Black Mountain


Many creek crossings on the lower end and then it's a stiff, moderately technical, rocky climb to the gap. Some eroded places and waterbars. Merges with and follows a gravel road near the top. Not ridden N. of Buckhorn Gap down to S. Mills R. See also the Black Mountain Best Ride.

Intersecting Trails

  • Twin Falls
  • Black Mountain
  • South Mills River
  • Avery Creek
  • This trail is located in the Davidson River area. For a list of all the trails in that area, see the Davidson River trails list page.

    This trail also crosses into these trailhead areas:

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    Trail Segments

    Trails are often made up of several connecting paths which may have different characteristics, allowed uses, and seasons. This trail is divided into multiple segments as follows:

    Buckhorn Gap - Buckhorn Gap to S. Mills River Tr.

    • Allowed Uses: Hiking, Mountain Biking, Horseback Riding
    • Length: 1.79 mi

    Buckhorn Gap - Clawhammer Road to Buckhorn Gap

    • Allowed Uses: Hiking
    • Length: 0.31 mi

    Buckhorn Gap - Twin Falls to Clawhammer Rd.

    • Allowed Uses: Hiking, Mountain Biking
    • Length: 0.72 mi

    Buckhorn Gap - Twin Falls Lower to Upper

    • Allowed Uses: Hiking, Mountain Biking
    • Length: 519 ft

    Buckhorn Gap - Avery Creek to Twin Falls Lower

    • Allowed Uses: Hiking, Mountain Biking
    • Length: 0.71 mi

    Buckhorn Gap - Avery Creek Crossing

    • Allowed Uses: Hiking, Mountain Biking
    • Length: 68 ft

    Buckhorn Gap - FS 475 to Avery Creek

    • Allowed Uses: Hiking, Mountain Biking
    • Length: 0.92 mi

    Total Calculated Length: 4.54 mi

    This value is derived from our underlying map data, and it may not match officially published information.



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