Green Lake Trail For Mountain Biking

The 37th most popular mountain bike trail in Colorado.

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Starting from the southwest side of Crested Butte, the Green Lake Trail (#566) climbs a jeep trail and then game trail over the five miles to Green Lake. From the lake, return the same way, or head back via the Wildcat Trail. An adventurous mountain bike loop would be to continue south on the GLT to the Baxter Gulch Trail; either way on the BGT eventually leads to town.

Overall, Green Lake Trail is the 37th most popular mountain bike trail of all 175 mountain biking rides in Colorado. Several of the better mountain bike trails are nearby Green Lake Trail including Teocalli Ridge Trail, East Brush Creek / Trail 400, 401 Trail, 409 Trail / Walrod Gulch, Timberline Trail, Doctors Park, Deer Creek Trail, .

Green Lake Trail near Crested Butte (CO/US)

Green Lake Trail near Crested Butte (CO/US)

Green Lake Trail near Crested Butte (CO/US)

Green Lake Trail near Crested Butte (CO/US)

Green Lake Trail Mountain Biking Map

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Local Contact(s):  Gunnison National Forest (970) 641-0471; Crested Butte Visitors (800) 545-4505; CO Visitors (800) COLORADO; Dollys Trail Shuttle (970) 349-2620; Big Als Bicycle Heaven, Crested Butte (970) 349-0515.

Recommended Book:  "Mountain Bike Crested Butte" from Holly Annala

Recommended Map:  "Crested Butte Trail Map" from Kent Schulte

Best Season:  May - Sep.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  Pioneer Cabins (970) 349-5517; Oh-Be-Joyful Campground; CB RV Resort (970) 349-6160

Luxury Loding:  Scarp Ridge Lodge, Crested Butte (866) 479-4677; Elk Mountain Lodge, Crested Butte (970) 349-7533

Breakfast Restaurant:  Izzy's Deli; Camp 4 Coffee

Reference Source:  click here http://www.cbmba.org/

GPS:  38.8676, -106.9878

Date Published:  12/30/2015

Date Updated:  8/1/2016

ID:  5953

Green Lake Trail Mountain Biking Map

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