Dolores River Canyon For Mountain Biking

The 25th most popular mountain bike trail in Colorado.

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Northwest Dolores, the 26 mile Dolores River Canyonmountain bike route is a very scenic high desertmountain bike route with five river crossings located in the San Juan Resource Area. Its best ridden in September to mid-October.

Overall, Dolores River Canyon is the 25th most popular mountain bike trail of all 178 mountain biking rides in Colorado. Several of the better mountain bike trails are nearby Dolores River Canyon including Lower Calico Trail, Priest Gulch / Upper Calico, Upper Calico Trail, Stoner Mesa Loop, Bear Creek Trail and Boggy DrawSand Canyon Trail.

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Local Contact(s):  San Juan National Forest (970) 247-4874; CO Visitors (800) COLORADO; Mountain Bike Specialists (970) 259-6661..

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

Best Season:  Jun. - Oct.

Average Difficulty:  Difficult

Base Camp:  Sun Canyon Ranch, Dove Creek (970) 677-3377; Riverhouse B&B (800) 254-4775

Luxury Loding:  Dunton Hot Springs, Delores (970) 882-4800; Tamarron Resort; Strater Hotel (800) 247-4431

Reference Source:  click here http://www.fs.usda.gov/sanjuan/

GPS:  37.782, -108.8664

Date Published:  12/29/2015

Date Updated:  8/17/2016

ID:  5979

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