Length: 13 mi (20.9 km)
Elevation: +1,715/1 ft
Total: 12 riders
Mountain Biking McQuaid Creek
#865 of 1,348 mountain bike trails in Colorado
#9,351 in the world
This ride takes you through some beautiful high mountain parks along the
eastern edge of the Buffalo Peaks Wilderness. Lots of wildlife in the area. A
good mix of tread with about 8 miles of single track. For a longer ride you
can start from the Tumble Creek Trailhead. You can also connect with the
Midland Bike Trail to the south.
Head out Mc Quaid Trail when you reach rd 434 turn left then right to pick
the trail up again on the other side of the road. Continue to the end of Mc
Quaid to Pony Park. Ride across the cattle guard Follow FS 433 for a couple
miles. Watch for Salt Creek Trail (#618) on the left. It's about 5 miles of
singletrack to FS 435. Left again back to where you parked.
First added by lostcause on Apr 9, 2011. Last updated Apr 28, 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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From Fairplay drive 19 miles south on HWY 285 turn right on FS 435 (Salt
Creek Road) drive approximately 3 miles and park . You will see Mc Quaid Trail
on the right.