Level: Intermediate
Length: 5 mi (8 km)
Surface: Singletrack
Configuration: Out & Back
Elevation: -
Total: 2 riders

Mountain Biking Lower Bear Creek

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#215 of 1,322 mountain bike trails in Colorado
#2304 in the world

The Lower Bear Creek Trail runs for 4.8 miles one-way to just under 10,084-foot Summit Park. Ridden as an out-and-back, this trail is a 9.6-mile ride.
Along the way, the trail intersects Elk Park Road.

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 
Getting there
North of town on 36.
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  • stormpeakco

    A true grinder for the first two miles and a way to judge ones fitness at ~7500', any time of the season.
    Two weeks ago after turning my bike around at the snow line, I and three hikers from Denver, sat for 15 mins and watched a bull, cow and calf moose munching on the trail until they migrated safely off.
    AND speaking of nature, two springs ago I crested the more difficult of the two halves of the ride, breathless like a freight train only to encounter a topless woman hiker...both augmenting the scenery and providing an objective gauge of how cool a spring morning it truly was.

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