Length: 20 mi (32.2 km)
Surface: Singletrack
Configuration: Figure 8
Elevation: +1,092/ -1,085 ft
Total: 4 riders

Mountain Biking Elk Creek

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#1,057 of 1,377 mountain bike trails in Colorado
#17,550 in the world

Extremely Difficult -19.5 miles- 3,712 ft - This loop ride climbs over 3,500 vertical feet on a relatively equal mix of dirt road and ATV trail. Some of the climbs are steep and technical, but the majority is moderate. There are several opportunities to shorten the ride if time, or energy are waning.

0.0 miles- Start at "Fraser Outdoor Activity Center", cross and head south US Hwy 40 for .05 miles.
.05 miles- Right on "Co Rd 72"dirt road for 2.7 miles.
2.7 miles- Left on "Elk Meadow" trail for 1 mile.
3.7 miles- Right on "D2" dirt road for .6 miles.
4.3 miles- Right on "FS 158" dirt road for .3 miles.
4.6 miles- Left on "Sunken Bridges/ FS 886.2" for 1.2 miles.
5.8 miles- Cross "FS 159" and continue up "FS 891.2/Elk Creek" for 1.8 miles.
7.6 miles- Left on "Elk Creek Loop" trail for 1.1 miles.
8.7 miles- Veer right and continue on "Elk Creek Loop" trail for 4.0 miles.
12.7 miles- Turn left on "Elk Creek/ FS 891.2" for 1.8 miles.
14.5 miles- Turn left on "FS 159" dirt road for .7 miles.
15.2 miles- Turn right on "Zoom" single track for 1.0 miles.
16.2 miles- Continue straight on "Chainsaw" single track for .7 miles.
16.9 miles- Turn left on "Co Rd 72"dirt road for 2.4 miles.
19.3 miles- Turn left at "US Hwy 40" for .2 miles. Cross at "Fraser Outdoor Activity Center."
19.5 miles- End of ride.

First added by donmaurais on Jul 6, 2015. Last updated Apr 23, 2020. → add an update
Before you go
  • Drinking water: unknown
  • Lift service: unknown
  • Night riding: unknown
  • Pump track: unknown
  • Restrooms: unknown
  • Fat bike grooming: unknown
  • E-bikes allowed: unknown
  • Fee required: unknown
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