Splains Gulch / Lily Lake For Mountain Biking

The 172nd most popular mountain bike trail in Colorado.

West of Crested Butte, the Splains Gulch / Lily Lake is a scenic route leading through pine forest up to an alpine lake.

To reach the mountain biking trailhead from Crested Butte, follow Kebler Pass Road (CR12) west towards Keblar Pass. About a mile before the pass, there is a signed trailhead on the left for Splains Gulch.

Overall, Splains Gulch / Lily Lake is the 172nd most popular mountain bike trail of all 175 mountain biking rides in Colorado.

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Local Contact(s):  Gunnison National Forest (970) 641-0471; Crested Butte Visitors (800) 545-4505; CO Visitors (800) COLORADO; Dollys Trail Shuttle (970) 349-2620; Big Als Bicycle Heaven, Crested Butte (970) 349-0515.

Recommended Book:  "Mountain Bike Crested Butte" from Holly Annala

Recommended Map:  "Crested Butte Trail Map" from Kent Schulte

Best Season:  May - Sep.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  Pioneer Cabins (970) 349-5517; Oh-Be-Joyful Campground; CB RV Resort (970) 349-6160

Luxury Loding:  Scarp Ridge Lodge, Crested Butte (866) 479-4677; Elk Mountain Lodge, Crested Butte (970) 349-7533

Breakfast Restaurant:  Izzy's Deli; Camp 4 Coffee

Reference Source:  click here http://www.cbmba.org/

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Date Updated:  7/19/2016

ID:  24127

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