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Level: Intermediate
Length: 19 mi (30.6 km)
Surface: Singletrack
Configuration: Loop
Elevation: +900/ -934 ft
Total: 12 riders

Mountain Biking Three Forks Trail

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#319 of 1,361 mountain bike trails in Colorado
#3,045 in the world

Awesome trail! The summer wildflowers were spectacular and over our
Be aware of the Guardian Sheep Dogs. We didn’t have any problems but
elsewhere in the state there have been a few especially with dogs.
Nothing technical but this ride is definitely a sleeper. We rode Three Forks
as a loop but it can also be done as an out and back. Ride back down to CR
217 turn left climb through a cool narrow canyon continue on to Triangle
Park and turn left on FS 211 to three Forks Trail. We missed the singletrack
on the way up. Thought I was looking for a road. Watch for it on the left
about ¾ way up the hill. It would make the ride shorter but add more
Pick up a map at the Tourist Information Center just off I-70, the Forest
Service center, or at the bike shop on Rail Road Ave

First added by lostcause on Oct 27, 2010. 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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Getting there
From Rifle drive north on HWY. 13 turn right on HWY 325 continue past Rifle
Falls and the fish hatchery (both a worthy stop) continue about 6 miles turn
left on Cr 274 drive ¼ mi. to the trailhead and park. About 20 miles total from

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