Colorado Trail - Swan River Valley For Mountain Biking

The 53rd most popular mountain bike trail in Colorado.

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South of Frisco, a 24 mile loop follows a section of the Colorado Trail through forested hillsides above the Swan River Valley up to 11,110. To reach the mountain biking trailhead from Frisco, follow SR9 south for 4.6 miles. Turn right onto FS950 and park at the Gold Hill parking area. Ride up the bike path and turn left onto Tiger Road. At 5.5 miles veer right onto Middle Fork Road. At 7.8 miles, turn left onto the Colorado Trail and mountain bike ride it all the way back to SR9.

Overall, Colorado Trail - Swan River Valley is the 53rd most popular mountain bike trail of all 178 mountain biking rides in Colorado. Several of the better mountain bike trails are nearby Colorado Trail - Swan River Valley including Colorado Trail - Searle / Kokomo Pass, Mayflower Gulch, Miners Creek Trail, Montezuma Loop Trail, Peru Creek and Tiger RoadWilliams Peak.


Local Contact(s):  Arapaho National Forest (303) 498-1100; CO Visitors (800) COLORADO; Cyclesmiths (970) 668-1385.

Recommended Book:  "Colorado Trail Databook" from CT Foundation

Best Season:  Summer

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

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

Luxury Loding:  Lodge & Spa, Breck (800) 221-1091

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

Reference Source:  click here

Date Published:  1/6/2016

Date Updated:  9/29/2016

ID:  5944


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