Mary's Loop / Horsethief Bench
Length: 8 mi (12.9 km)
Elevation: +637/657 ft
Total: 392 riders
Mountain Biking Mary's Loop / Horsethief Bench
#8 of 1,359 mountain bike trails in Colorado
#54 in the world
Suggested route: Start by climbing the jeep road along the rim for 2 miles till you come to a small gate on the left for horsethief. Suggested to hike-a-bike the first time down to the trail. At the bottom of the decent, turn left and ride the loop clockwise. Upon returning to Mary's Loop, ride left to continue on Mary's. At 8 miles, you can return to the parking area using the frontage road or continue left to ride Steve's Trail and a 12.5 mile return on the frontage road.
The network offers great fast singletrack, really technical sections and amazing views. A must ride in Fruita.
First added by R3 on Jan 12, 2006. Last updated May 8, 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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Take I-70 to exit #15. The Kokopelli trailhead parking lot is just off the exit on Frontage road. From the parking lot, ride up the hill on the gravel road into the valley. Ride down the gravel road, the trail will be climbing jeep road on the right just before the rustlers loop parking area.