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      A combination of single track and 4x4 dirt roads with connections to Upper Chicken Creek Trail and Mancos State Park. This area is closed to bikes during the winter months due to grooming for nordic skiing.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Access Info:
      Take 184 north from Mancos 3 miles. Turn right on CR 42/Millwood Rd. Folllow this 3 miles until you reach the National Forest. Take a right into the Chicken Creek parking lot
      Region Details
      • 3
      • 7


      Open on May 7, 2018

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #1,860
      State Ranking
      #49
      Trails (view details)
      10
      Trails Mountain Bike
      10
      Trails Hike
      10
      Trails Trail Running
      10
      Total Distance
      19 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      5 miles
      Total Descent
      844 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,316 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      9,012 ft
      Reports
      3
      Ridden Counter
      11

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      Recent Activity

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      user #1244046ThoronomosaddridelogSep 8, 2018 ride log
      Sep 8, 2018 @ 1:06pm
      Sep 8, 2018
      user #1469388mgrajedaaddreportChicken Creek Road and 1 more
      May 7, 2018 @ 4:19pm
      May 7, 2018
      user #1469388mgrajedaupdatetrailUnknown Name and 2 more
      Apr 30, 2018 @ 1:41pm
      Apr 30, 2018
      user #1469388mgrajedaaddreportChicken Creek Connector
      Apr 30, 2018 @ 1:36pm
      Apr 30, 2018
      user #1469388mgrajedaupdateregionChicken Creek Nordic Area
      Apr 20, 2018 @ 8:53pm
      Apr 20, 2018
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      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Mancos State Park (Jackson Lake) 32.1 km
      Transfer Recreation Area 3 4 25.4 km
      Echo Basin Riding Area 1 35.7 km
      Menefee Mountain 18.1 km
      Madden Peak Area 1 1 29 km

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      • By mgrajeda MTG & contributors
      • Admins: SWCCA, MTG
      • #21958 - 200 views

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