Buffalo Pass Loop For Mountain Biking

The 54th most popular mountain bike trail in Colorado.

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Heading northeast of Steamboat Springs, the Buffalo Pass Loop is a cool mountain bike ride. Take Buffalo Pass Road north of Steamboat out of Strawberry Park. It is signed as FDR 60. Follow to the top of the Buffalo Pass. Turn south on FDR 310 and follow for about 1.5 miles to trail head #1101. Park here. Take trail #1101 south for approximately 5.5 miles to Round Lake. From Round Lake take trail # 1102 west for about 1 mile to Long Lake. At the east end of Long Lake, FDR #310 connects with the trail. Turn right at this intersection and head back to trailhead #1101 to complete the loop. About 10.5 miles.

Overall, Buffalo Pass Loop is the 54th most popular mountain bike trail of all 178 mountain biking rides in Colorado. Several of the better mountain bike trails are nearby Buffalo Pass Loop including Gore Pass Loop, Hahns Peak Lake / Nipple Peak Loop, Morrison Divide Trail, North Fork / Wyoming Trail / Trail Creek Loop, Round Lake / Buffalo Pass and Round Lake / Percy Lake.


Local Contact(s):  Routt National Forest (303) 879-1722; CO Visitors (800) COLORADO; Steamboat Bike Kare (970) 879-9144.

Recommended Book:  "Steamboat Single Tracks" from Tom Barnhart

Recommended Map:  "Steamboat Springs Trail Map" from Kent Schulte

Best Season:  Jun. - Sep.

Base Camp:  Dry Lake Campground on Strawberry Park Hot Springs Road (970) 870-2299; Nordic Lodge (970) 879-0531

Luxury Loding:  Hotel Bristol, Steamboat (800) 851-0872; Vista Verde Ranch (303) 879-3858; Moving Mountain Chalet (877) 624-2538

Breakfast Restaurant:  Creekside Cafe, Steamboat Springs

Reference Source:  click here https://steamboatbiketown.com/

Article Source:   Best Buffalo Pass Loop Mountain Biking Review https://www.trailsource.com/?type=BIKE&id=5959

GPS:  40.4813, -106.8046

Date Published:  1/1/2016

Date Updated:  6/28/2016

ID:  5959

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