Peru Creek For Mountain Biking

The 43rd most popular mountain bike trail in Colorado.

South of Dillion, a 14 mile out & back jeep road passes remains of many impressive mines before ending in a scenic high alpine cirque above the treeline at 12,000. To reach the mountain biking trailhead from Dillion, head south on US6 through Keystone. Turn right heading southeast on Montezuma Road for 4.5 miles. Once across the Snake River, turn left into Peru Creek parking area. Ride northeast up Peru Creek Road crossing Peru Creek and climbing through valleys, meadows and pristine alpine ponds. There are many side singletrack trails to explore.

Overall, Peru Creek is the 43rd most popular mountain bike trail of all 175 mountain biking rides in Colorado.

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Local Contact(s):  Arapaho National Forest (303) 498-1100; CO Visitors (800) COLORADO.

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

Best Season:  Summer

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  Bed & Breakfast On Main, Breck (800) 221-1091; Fireside Inn, Breck (970) 454-6456

Luxury Loding:  The Vintage Hotel (970) 726-8801; Keystone Lodge (970) 496-3715

Breakfast Restaurant:  Pika Bagel; Paintbrush Cafe; Clint's Coffeehouse.

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Date Updated:  6/25/2016

ID:  5930

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