Round Lake / Buffalo Pass For Mountain Biking

The 74th most popular mountain bike trail in Colorado.

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Follow description for Dumont Lake to Round Lake. From Round Lake, take trail # 1102 west for about a mile to Long Lake. At the east end of Long Lake, FDR #310 connects with the mountain bike trail. Turn right at this intersection and head north. In approximately 1.5 miles you will pass Fish Creek Reservoir and Granite Campground. Continue north for approximately 4.5 miles to the top of Buffalo Pass, passing Summit Lake Guard Station and Campground.

Overall, Round Lake / Buffalo Pass is the 74th most popular mountain bike trail of all 178 mountain biking rides in Colorado. Several of the better mountain bike trails are nearby Round Lake / Buffalo Pass including Gore Pass Loop, Hahns Peak Lake / Nipple Peak Loop, Morrison Divide Trail, North Fork / Wyoming Trail / Trail Creek Loop, Round Lake / Percy Lake and Pagoda PeakHinman Trail.


Local Contact(s):  Routt National Forest (303) 879-1722; CO Visitors (800) COLORADO

Recommended Book:  "Mountain Bikers Guide To Colorado" from Dan Hickstein

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

Best Season:  Jun. - Sep.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  NFS Granite CG

Luxury Loding:  Vista Verde Ranch (303) 879-3858; Moving Mountain Chalet (877) 624-2538

Breakfast Restaurant:  Creekside Cafe, Steamboat Springs

GPS:  40.417941, -106.656445

Date Published:  12/28/2015

Date Updated:  8/12/2016

ID:  5969


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