3.6 miles
244 ft
-1,680 ft
Avg time

Lower Dadd Gulch Details

  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical rating
  • TTFs on trail
  • Global Ranking
  • Land Manager

(from bottom) The trail follows a stream and an old stock trail up the gulch for about two miles before leaving the stream and passing through woods and meadows. A stock watering tank may be seen on the left just above the meadow. The upper portion of trail provides several panoramic vistas. The trail ends at Salt Cabin Road, a forest road that loops north off Crown Point Road (forest road #139). This is a multiple use trail and is a favorite of mountain bikers and horseback riders as well as hikers and backpackers. Lower Dadd Gulch trailhead accommodates approximately 15 vehicles.

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More Stats for Lower Dadd Gulch mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -1,436 ft
  • Altitude min
    1.3 miles
  • Altitude max
    1.6 miles
  • Altitude start
    1.6 miles
  • Altitude end
    1.3 miles
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    2,335 ft
  • Distance down
    2.7 miles
  • Distance flat
    2,197 ft
  • Avg time
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on Jun 15, 2015
Avg: 3.5 (2 votes)

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Lower Dadd Gulch Trail Reports

Jun 15, 2015 @ 11:08am
Jun 15, 2015
The trail is wet in spots. The stream crossings are high and some are washed out a bit. Overall it's in pretty good shape and very fun.
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Dec 29, 2014 @ 3:27pm
Dec 29, 2014
Lower Dadd Gulch, Fort Collins
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Dec 29, 2014 @ 3:27pm
Dec 29, 2014
Lower Dadd Gulch, Fort Collins

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