Canyon Creek Trail For Mountain Biking

The 157th most popular mountain bike trail in Colorado.

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East of Gunnison and north of Sargents, the Canyon Creek Trail is a 20 mile loop with 3,700 feet of elevation gain. The route follows dirt road up to Tomichi Pass at 12,000 feet before descending on the singletrack Canyon Creek Trail (the maximum elevation reached is 12,600 feet). The dirt road CR888 up to Tomichi Pass is known to be rocky and gets steeper as you climb. The Canyon Creek Trail #481 intersects CR888 on the left near the pass.

Overall, Canyon Creek Trail is the 157th most popular mountain bike trail of all 178 mountain biking rides in Colorado. Several of the better mountain bike trails are nearby Canyon Creek Trail including Hartman Rocks, Colorado Trail - Lost Canyon Loop, Agate Creek Trail, Contour Trail and Ridgeline Open Space.

Canyon Creek Trail Mountain Biking Map



Local Contact(s):  Gunnison National Forest (970) 641-0471; Gunnison Visitors (800) 274-7580; CO Visitors (800) COLORADO; Tomichi Cycles (970) 641-9069; Double Shot Cyclery, Gunnison; Gunnison Guides (970) 641-4312.

Recommended Book:  "Mountain Bike Gunnison" from Holly Annala

Best Season:  Jul. - Sep.

Average Difficulty:  Difficult

Base Camp:  NFS Agate Campground

Luxury Loding:  Mary Lawrence Inn, Gunnison (970) 641-3343

Breakfast Restaurant:  Steaming Bean; W Cafe, Gunnison

Reference Source:  click here

GPS:  38.52066, -106.41531

Date Published:  12/26/2015

Date Updated:  3/22/2018

ID:  24045

Canyon Creek Trail Mountain Biking Map


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