Big Cedar Wilderness Trail Mountain Biking

Big Cedar Wilderness Trail is the best trail in DFW and one of the top in the entire state. The terrain here is varied, going from smooth soft singletrack, to long sweeping descents, and finally some incredible Texas climbing. I sincerely hope you brought your climbing legs because you will need them to do this full trail.Once completed Big Cedar should have over 30+ miles of cross country mountain bike trails.

The Big Cedar Wilderness Trail is very well marked and has easier options for those feeling fatigued or new to the sport. Each trail branches off and returns to Ranger (White Loop) giving riders easy access to the trails they want and skipping the trails they don’t want. In the order that they appear on the trail, here is each trails name and difficulty level.

  • Texas Sunset (Blue Loop) -Intermediate-Advanced
  • Ranger (White Loop) – Intermediate
  • Blue Canyon (Orange Loop) – Beginner
  • Crooked Tree (Green Loop) – Beginner
  • Copperhead Ridge (Yellow Loop) – Advanced
  • Man Bites Dog (Red Loop) – Intermediate-Advanced
  • S.O.S (Red Loop) – Advanced

In addition to  the cross country trails you can also find 2 downhill freeride courses “Pitbull” and “Crazy Stain”, plus a pump track and a trials course that are under construction. In order to use these areas riders are required to sign and submit a waiver which you can find here on DORBA’s BC page.

Special thanks has to be given to Mountain Creek Church for allowing us the use of their land, facilities, and assistance with the trail. You will often find their members alongside the DORBA crew during races and workdays. Big Cedar Wilderness Trail has flushing toilets inside the church, picnic areas, camping by permission, and even a catch and release fishing pond.

Trail Length

15 miles and growing.


Intermediate – Advanced

Big Cedar Wilderness Trail Trail Head

5950 Eagle Ford Drive, Dallas, TX 75249, United States
Parking is next to the transformer station behind the church.