Lenawee Trail For Mountain Biking

The 149th most popular mountain bike trail in Colorado.

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Southeast of Dillon and northeast of Montezuma townsite, the Lenawee Trail is a 3.2 mile route climbing from Peru Creek up to the A-Basin ski area summit. The lower half of the trail is through aspen and pine forest, while the upper half enter above treeline tundra.

While some riders choose to do this as an out-and-back, another option is to do a car drop at the main A-Basin ski area parking lot and climb A-Basin access roads to the summit. Then, you can drop down the Lenawee Trail to Peru Creek just east of the Montezuma townsite.

To reach the Lenawee Trail mountain biking trailhead from US70, use Exit #205. Head east on US6 towards Keystone Resort. Just past Keystone, turn right on Montezuma Road for 4.5 miles. Turn left on FS260 (Peru Creek Road) for 1.7 miles. The Lenawee Trail parking is on the left.

Overall, Lenawee Trail is the 149th most popular mountain bike trail of all 178 mountain biking rides in Colorado. Several of the better mountain bike trails are nearby Lenawee Trail including Colorado Trail - Searle / Kokomo Pass, Colorado Trail - Swan River Valley, Mayflower Gulch, Miners Creek Trail, Montezuma Loop Trail and Peru CreekTiger Road.

Lenawee Trail Mountain Biking Map



Local Contact(s):  Arapaho National Forest (970) 468-5400; CO Visitors (800) COLORADO.

Recommended Book:  "Mountain Bikers Guide To Colorado" from Dan Hickstein

Best Season:  Jun. - Sep.

Average Difficulty:  Difficult

Reference Source:  click here https://www.fs.usda.gov/arp

GPS:  39.600365, -105.852027

Date Published:  12/25/2015

Date Updated:  3/22/2018

ID:  24161

Lenawee Trail Mountain Biking Map


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