TO TRAILHEAD: I-70 Bus. Loop to W. Grand Blvd. which merges into Broadway; follow signs to CO Nat. Monument. Cross CO River; L onto Monument Rd. In 1.7 mi., L into Tabeguache trailhead lot.
This 4.6-mile out-and-back twists through a red rock canyon ending at a towering rock monolith in Colorado National Monument.
This 10-mile loop in Hall Ranch begins with a stiff, sometimes technical, climb then speeds into rolling forestland and endless grassy meadows to an old ranch in the shadow of Longs Peak.
Take in far-reaching vistas of high peaks and russet canyons on this 5.4-mile shuttle hike in Colorado National Monument.
Scream down chutes, spin up ladders, and squeal like a little kid on this 5.5-mile loop of sick singletrack rollers near Fruita.
Blast through rock gardens and banked singletrack before a final downhill blitz on this 7.7-mile ride on Horsethief Bench.
Wind across vibrant landscapes cut dramatically by sheer-walled canyons and rising plateaus to a sandstone monolith in Colorado National Monument.
This intro to Fruita, CO mountain biking speeds along smooth singletrack for 4.8 miles passing sandstone domes and overlooks perched above the Colorado River.
A favorite of hikers and mountain bikers alike, this 7.2-mile out-and-back rolls through a creek wash and climbs an expansive slickrock ribbon overlooking the Grand Valley.
This 6.5-mile mountain bike loop features the best of the Bookcliffs trails: Zippety Do Da's steeps, the gnarly drop off Joe's Ridge, and Kessel Run's slalom course.
This 5.7-mile loop features golden hills rimmed by crimson mesas, abundant rock formations, and revealing views into Colorado National Monument.
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