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Level: Beginner
Length: 18 mi (29 km)
Surface: Singletrack
Configuration: Figure 8
Elevation: +561/555 ft
Total: 19 riders

Mountain Biking Chainsaw

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#783 of 1,322 mountain bike trails in Colorado
#8791 in the world

More Difficult- 18.9 miles- 1,939 ft- This mostly single track ride combines two loops via the pleasant "Chainsaw" trail. There are moderate grades and plenty of spurs and escape options if you would like to mix it up.

0.0 miles- Start at "Fraser Outdoor Activity Center", cross "Hwy 40" and head north (right) 600 ft. to Eisenhower Dr.
0.1 miles- Turn left on "Eisenhower Dr." for .3 miles.
0.4 miles- Turn left on "Carriage Rd." for .1 miles.
0.5 miles- Turn right on "CR 73" for .1 miles.
0.6 miles- Veer right onto "Givelo" single track for 1.7 miles.
2.3 miles- Cross "FS160/CR 73" onto "Creekside" single track for .6 miles
2.9 miles- Left on "Creekside Loop" single track for 2.3 miles. (veer right at .1 miles)
5.2 miles- Left on "FS 159" dirt road for .1 miles.
5.3 miles- Left on "Flume" single track for 2.2 miles.
7.5 miles- Right on "Chainsaw" single track for 2.5 miles.
10 miles- Right on "FS 158" dirt road for .9 miles.
10.9 miles- Right on "Sunken Bridges/FS 886.2" dirt road for 1.2 miles.
12.1 miles- Right on "FS 159" dirt road for .8 miles.
12.9 miles- Right on "Zoom" single track for 1.0 miles.
13.9 miles- Left on "Chainsaw" single track for 1.8 miles.
15.7 miles- Straight/right on "Creekside" single track for .8 miles.
16.5 miles- Cross "FS 160" onto "Givelo" single track for 1.7 miles.
18.2 miles- Turn left on "Co Rd 73" for .1 miles.
18.3 miles- Turn left on "Carriage Rd." for .1 miles.
18.4 miles- Turn Right on "Eisenhower Dr." for .4 miles.
18.8 miles- Cross "Hwy 40", head south (right) for .1 miles to "Fraser Outdoor Activity Center".
18.9 miles- End of ride.

Before you go
  • No Drinking water 
  • No E-bikes permitted 
  • No Fat biking allowed in winter 
  • No Fee required 
  • No Lift service 
  • No Night riding allowed 
  • No Pump track 
  • No Restrooms 
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