Trail Name: Paradox Trail
Section Description: Biscuit Rock to Buckeye Reservoir
Best Use: Mountain Biking
Best Time for Use: Late Spring, Summer, Fall (Red Canyon section suitable for some winter riding and hiking)
Difficulty: Beginner to Expert
Length: 16.5 miles
Start Elevation: 4,966 ft Accumulative Gain: 3,647 ft End Elevation: 7,632 ft
Trail Surface and Use: Seasonally graded county roads and rough two track. One short hike bike section.
Trail Head Access: Suitable for 2WD autos at Biscuit Rock and Buckeye Reservoir. Beware of wet road conditions which can make driving difficult.
Trail Head Coordinates: Biscuit Rock 38 degree 224’ 44.10” N 108 degree 55’ 46.15”W Buckeye Reservoir 38 degree 26’ 31.93” N 109 degree 02’ 05.85” W
Best Feature: Beautiful views of the Paradox Valley after climbing through a Navajo and Entrada sandstone canyon. Buckeye Reservoir offers a fantastic Forest Service campground.
Cautions: No potable water exists on this section. Leave gates as you find them. Wet trail conditions can be impassible for bikes and vehicles.