Dumont Lake / Round Lake For Mountain Biking

The 55th most popular mountain bike trail in Colorado.

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Southeast of Steamboat Springs, the Dumont Lake / Round Lake is a good mountain bike route. Take U.S. Highway 40, 22 miles southeast to FDR #315 (Dumont Lake). Turn left onto Road #315 and northeast for 1.5 miles to the Rabbit Ears Pass Rock monument and park. Begin the trail by heading north on FDR #311 (at mile 0.2, road #291 takes off to the north heading toward Rabbit Peaks). Take #311, a 4WD road 4.5 miles and connect with trail #1102 on the right. Road #311 dead-ends at Fishhook Follow trail # 1102 past Fishhook Lake. Continue north past Lost Lake and Lake Elmo before gelling to Round Lake at mile 8.7.

Overall, Dumont Lake / Round Lake is the 55th most popular mountain bike trail of all 178 mountain biking rides in Colorado. Several of the better mountain bike trails are nearby Dumont Lake / Round Lake 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 LakePagoda Peak.


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/

GPS:  40.417941, -106.656445

Date Published:  12/29/2015

Date Updated:  6/30/2016

ID:  5964


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