Mayflower Gulch For Mountain Biking

The 53rd most popular mountain bike trail in Colorado.

South of Dillion, the Mayflower Gulch road accesses a beautiful mountain cirque dotted with cabins, mining relics and wildflower fields above 10,800. This is a 7 mile out and back route. To reach the mountain biking trailhead from Dillion, head west on US70 to Exit 195. Follow SR91 south for 5.8 miles and park on the left. Start riding on the dirt road at the end of the parking lot. Veer right at the junction and begin a steady climb along the right side of the gulch. At roughly 2.3 miles near the timberline, continue straight at a fork passing through the gate to the Boston townsite. At the alpine cirque, return by the same route.

Overall, Mayflower Gulch is the 53rd 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

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

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Date Updated:  7/13/2016

ID:  5947

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