×
User
Today
 
  |   Rate it:

Tags:
Level: Beginner
Length: 2 mi (3.2 km)
Surface: Doubletrack
Configuration: Network
Elevation: +37/15 ft
Total: 8 riders
 

Mountain Biking Franz Lake

***   Add a review
#563 of 1,335 mountain bike trails in Colorado
#5,672 in the world

There's a small network of gravel doubletrack trail encircling Franz Lake and running through the nearby wetlands. These trails are perfect for a chill evening cruise, or someone who's never ridden offroad before. Keep an eye out for dog walkers!

First added by Greg Heil on Jun 6, 2014. Last updated Apr 28, 2020. → add an update
Before you go
  • Drinking water: unknown
  • Lift service: unknown
  • Night riding: yes
  • Pump track: unknown
  • Restrooms: yes
  • Fat bike grooming: yes
  • E-bikes allowed: unknown
  • Fee required: unknown
This trail information is user-generated. Help improve this information by suggesting a correction.
Getting there
Franz lake
I Rode It!   Add to another list


Franz Lake Trail map

Add to or improve this map // Share this map on your website

Local Info

Club Sponsor

-

Local Bike Shop

Trail checkins

mbeth (3 weeks ago)
What's this?

Upcoming Events

None.
Add one

Trail conditions

Icy (on Mar 26, 2016)
login to update

Camping & Lodging

Coming soon!

Franz Lake videos

Add a video
We don't have any videos of this trail yet. Add one here.

Mountain Bike Trails Near Salida, Colorado

**
Easiest | 3 mi
****
Beginner | 2 mi
****
Intermediate | 18 mi
*****
Advanced | 9 mi

Rider questions

Add a review

Rating
 
Difficulty
 
Review

Reviews

  • MaureenBTrue
    *****

    Nice warm up for a ride. We rode in from town and explored other areas off the trail, for a total of 9 miles.

    Reply | Thank
  • LucindaInGA
    ***

    This is a nice trail to just cruise around when you're exploring Salida. As has been mentioned, the scenery around the area more than makes up for what the trail iacks in difficulty.

    Reply | Thank
  • Greg Heil   ✓ supporter
    **

    While the trails here are entirely unremarkable, the views of this small lake, with the massive 14ers in the background, are pretty sweet! This would also be a great place to take a total novice to mountain biking.

    Reply | Thank