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Level: Intermediate
Length: 3 mi (4.8 km)
Surface: Singletrack
Configuration: Network
Elevation: +69/143 ft
Total: 3 riders
 

Mountain Biking Illinois Creek Trail System

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#960 of 1,322 mountain bike trails in Colorado
#10238 in the world

The Illinois Trail System is a tightly-wound conglomeration of singletrack trails located near the Ice Rink in Crested Butte. You can do some very, very short rides here, or connect to trails further away via Illinois.

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  • 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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Mountain Bike Trails Near Breckenridge, Colorado

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Intermediate | 7 mi
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Beginner | 1 mi
Intermediate | 1 mi

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  • alclark
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    trail description has a typo. starts at the ice rink in Breckenridge, not crested butte.

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  • Greg Heil
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    While this small network of trails is surprisingly accessible and enjoyable, in the grand scheme of things it's not very remarkable except as a beginning to get to other trails. Seems more like a great after work running or dog walking spot than anything else. Wouldn't be great as a beginner mountain biking spot either because the climbs, while short, can be steep, and there's a decent bit of exposure and rockiness. Solid intermediate.

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  • Greg Heil
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    While this trail is surprisingly accessible and enjoyable, in the grand scheme of things it's not very remarkable except as a beginning to get to other trails. Seems more like a great after work running spot than anything else.

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  • John Fisch
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    This is a quick ride right from town, although you will spend some time route finding if you've never done it before. Neither my Trails Illustrated map, my "Mountain Bike Summit County & Vail Singletrack" guidebook, nor the map available online from the Town of Breckenridge fully described the area accurately. Between the three and with some poking around I was able to figure it all out. However, you need not worry about getting too lost as you're always near Highway 9, town, or some residential development. The trail itself provides a great variety of climbs, descents, buff, rooty, and rocky tread all while leading you through beautiful alpine forest with stunning views at each clearing.

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