Level: Intermediate
Length: 2 mi (3.2 km)
Surface: Singletrack
Configuration: Network
Elevation: -
Total: 3 riders

Mountain Biking Dead Bird

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#689 of 1,353 mountain bike trails in Colorado
#7,016 in the world

The Dead Bird Trail is a relatively smooth, swoopy singletrack descent along a little ridgeline that eventually drops out into the Lost Cause trail. The trail is relatively non-technical, until it joins Lost Cause. If you want to keep things easy, instead of joining Lost Cause you can follow the signs to the right and finish on the sand/dirt roadway.

First added by Greg Heil on Sep 13, 2013. Last updated Apr 28, 2020. → add an update
Before you go
  • Drinking water: unknown
  • Lift service: unknown
  • Night riding: yes
  • Pump track: unknown
  • Restrooms: unknown
  • Fat bike grooming: unknown
  • E-bikes allowed: unknown
  • Fee required: unknown
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Start from end of Little Rainbow Trail.
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  • Greg Heil   ✓ supporter

    This is a great little descent down from the Little Rainbow trail, and while seemingly not as popular as Race Track, this shouldn't be overlooked. Smooth, flowy, and on some cool terrain... it's hard to go wrong out here in the Methodist Mountain trail system!

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