I hope you have your climbing shoes on. The inner trails are twisty, tight single track, but the outer trails are essentially a long series of drops and climbs.
While this trail is actually under 10 miles, when you get done you feel like you've been through a full day of riding.
Directions: View Google Map
Technical Level: Medium, higher if you don't like to climb
Length: 9 miles
Trails: A wide variety of trails. Limestone ledges, leafy dirt, sand and loose gravel, as well as several double track trails.
Shade: Medium, some exposure on the outer trails.
Extras: Lake for swimming, camping
Fees: $6 per car
Post Ride Beer: Sierra Nevada Holiday Blend (hey, it was the holiday season...)
Category: North of Austin