The Backcountry has over 25 miles of natural surface trails perfect for mountain biking, hiking, trail running, and exploring nature. The HRCA now has a total of 11.2 miles of natural surface, private trails open for residents and accompanied guests. The Douglas County East/West Regional Trail also goes through the Backcountry, adding 12 more miles of natural surface trails. The Douglas County Trail is open to the general public. The 11 miles of private HRCA Trails are within two separate trail systems, the Wildcat Mountain Trail System and the Highlands Point Trail System. All HRCA Trails are open to pedestrians and bikes. Dogs are not allowed; except on the Rocky Gulch Trail. Horses are permitted; except for on the Rocky Gulch Trail.
Trail hours are sunrise to sunset.
Why Trails are Private
Backcountry Trails Frequently Asked Questions