West Bench Trail For Mountain Biking
The 166th most popular mountain bike trail in Colorado.
Friday 15 July 2016 06:15 GMT
West of Grand Junction and southeast Palisade near Powderhorn Resot, the West Bench Trail is a perfect out-and-back starting from Mesa Lakes Resort. It is mainly a flat singletrack route with some doubletrack.
To reach the West Bench Trail trailhead from Palisade, head east on US70 to Exit #49. Head south on SR65 for roughly 25 miles to Mesa Lakes Resort. The well-marked trailhead is near Jumbo Lake.
Overall, West Bench Trail is the 166th most popular mountain bike trail of all 178 mountain biking rides in Colorado. Several of the better mountain bike trails are nearby West Bench Trail including Tabeguache Trail, Ribbon Trail, Palisade Rim Trail, Gunnison River Bluffs Trail, Lunch Loop Trail System and Butterknife TrailGrand Mesa Grind Loop.