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Level: Intermediate
Length: 3 mi (4.8 km)
Surface: Singletrack
Configuration: Out & Back
Elevation: +398/ -384 ft
Total: 1 riders

Mountain Biking Colorado Trail: North Cottonwood to Harvard Lakes

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#764 of 1,353 mountain bike trails in Colorado
#7,835 in the world

The Colorado Trail runs north 2.7 miles from the North Cottonwood Road/#365 to Harvard Lakes, where it dead ends into the Collegiate Peaks Wilderness.

First added by Greg Heil on Jul 7, 2014. Last updated Apr 28, 2020. → add an update
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  • Drinking water: unknown
  • Lift service: unknown
  • Night riding: yes
  • Pump track: unknown
  • Restrooms: unknown
  • Fat bike grooming: yes
  • E-bikes allowed: unknown
  • Fee required: unknown
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  • Greg Heil   ✓ supporter

    The first section is punchy but then once it levels out, the singletrack is flowy and sweet! Turn around once you hit the lakes, because somewhere beyond that is Wilderness. Unfortunately, there's not a sign telling you where the Wilderness boundary is, so best to turn around at the lakes.

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