Level: Advanced
Length: 7 mi (11.3 km)
Surface: Singletrack
Configuration: Network
Elevation: +506/ -379 ft
Total: 5 riders

Mountain Biking Paonia Outer Rim

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#564 of 1,347 mountain bike trails in Colorado
#5,822 in the world

hard pack rolling single tracks while you make your way through the flatter areas. then head up hill for a few mile on some pretty mellow switchbacks. eventually you will come to a sweet over look of the valley. keep heading south on the trail along the ridge, its get a bit sketchy and there are a few hike a bike areas but eventually it ends up with some pretty awesome downhill that leads back into the trail system where you can head back to the car or connect many other loops

First added by tmoney149 on Sep 24, 2012. Last updated May 11, 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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Getting there
go down third street and take a left onto park. follow park all the way until it dead ends. park at the end of the road. go through the green gate with the stickers on it. explore the awesome trail system from there. stop at the bike store in paonia to get a better map and some advice on routres
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  • Greg Heil   ✓ supporter

    To be honest, I'm not really sure which parts of the trail qualify as the "outer rim," since there were no signs. However, if this refers to the entire outer loop, then some sections of it are boring, steep, washed out doubletrack--and others are beautiful benchcut singletrack. However, if this listing just refers to the initial ridge where the powerline crosses, then I only give this a 2 out of 5 stars.

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  • tmoney149

    awesome trail network.

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