Sagehen Trail System For Mountain Biking

The 153rd most popular mountain bike trail in Colorado.

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North of Cortex and northwest of Dolores, the Sagehen Trail System is a 13 mile lollypop system loop through sage desert. The route combines doubletrack and singletrack. The loop is on the western shores of McPhee Reservoir.

To reach the mountain biking at the Sagehen Trail System from Dolores, head east on SR145. Turn right heading north on SR184. Turn right heading north on CR25 for 2.0 miles. Turn right heading east on unsigned dirt Road X for 0.6 miles. Turn right on unsigned dirt road and park on the right.

Overall, Sagehen Trail System is the 153rd most popular mountain bike trail of all 178 mountain biking rides in Colorado. Several of the better mountain bike trails are nearby Sagehen Trail System including Lower Calico Trail, Dolores River Canyon, Bear Creek Trail, Stoner Mesa Loop, Priest Gulch / Upper Calico and Upper Calico TrailPhil's World.

Sagehen Trail System near Cortez (CO/US)

Sagehen Trail System near Cortez (CO/US)


Local Contact(s):  BLM (970) 822-7296; CO Visitors (800) COLORADO; Kokopelli Bike & Board, Cortez (970) 565-4408.

Recommended Book:  "Mountain Bike Cortez/Delores" from Holly Annala

Recommended Map:  "Southwest Colorado Recreation Map" from Latitude 40

Best Season:  Apr - Oct

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  McPhee Campground; Tomahawk Lodge, Cortez (970) 565-8521

Luxury Loding:  Best Western Turquoise Inn, Cortez (970) 565-3778; Sundance Bear Lodge, Mancos (970) 533-1504

Breakfast Restaurant:  Silver Bean Coffee Shop; Pippos CafĂ©, Cortez

Reference Source:  click here

GPS:  37.514565, -108.574534

Date Published:  12/30/2015

Date Updated:  7/3/2016

ID:  24137


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