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      Popular Trail Networks

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      Lunch Loops 8 28 18 3
      Nucla/Naturita Area Trails 2 17 6
      Powderhorn Mountain Resort 6 5 1
      18 Road 8 21 6 1
      Kokopelli Loops 6 14 6 2
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      Region Details
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      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      928
      Trails Mountain Bike
      760
      Trails E-Bike
      363
      Trails Horse
      113
      Trails Hike
      888
      Trails Trail Running
      837
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      115
      Trails Observed Trials
      6
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      71
      Trails Snowmobile
      3
      Trails Snowshoe
      9
      Trails Downhill Ski
      40
      Trails Backcountry Ski
      2
      Trails Nordic Ski
      1
      Total Distance
      2,291 miles
      Total Descent
      332,848 ft
      Total Vertical
      8,272 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      12,612 ft
      Reports
      3,430
      Photos
      1,800
      Ridden Counter
      174,422

      Outside Logo Articles

      Race Report & Video: REV Enduro Series Final at Powderhorn
      Sep 18, 2023 from pinkbike.com
      Good times and great racing at the Colorado Western Slope's Powderhorn Mountain Resort.
      Colorado's 5 Most Popular Trail Networks According to Trailforks Data
      Oct 20, 2021 from pinkbike.com
      Colorado is the eighth most expansive of the 50 states by area and is home to 53 different mountain peaks in excess of 14,000 feet above sea level.
      Video: Dust and Snow on Classic Colorado Trails
      Mar 4, 2020 from pinkbike.com
      Revel Bikes riders Mason Bond and Brady Tweedy take on some Fruita trails in the snow to test out the new RW30 wheelset.
      Preview: Colorado's New Palisade Plunge Trail
      Feb 1, 2021 from betamtb.com
      Palisade Colorado has built the newest epic mountain bike descent. Palidase Plunge drops 6,000 feet from Grand Mesa to the Colorado River.

      Popular Colorado Plateau Mountain Biking Trails

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      Horsethief Bench
      Kokopelli Loops
      PBR
      18 Road
      Horsethief Drop
      Kokopelli Loops
      Marys Cutoff
      Kokopelli Loops
      Joes Ridge
      18 Road
      Mojoe
      18 Road
      Zippity Do Dah
      18 Road
      Marys
      Kokopelli Loops
      Zippity
      18 Road
      Curts Lane
      Lunch Loops
      Curts Lane (S)
      Lunch Loops
      Rustlers Loop
      Kokopelli Loops
      Curt's Down
      Lunch Loops
      Prime Cut
      18 Road
      Ali Alley
      Lunch Loops

      Colorado Plateau Mountain Bike Routes

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      Kokopelli (More Singletrack Route)
      Kokopelli Loops
      138 miles
      The Zippity Loop
      18 Road
      8 miles
      The Best of Kokopelli Trail System
      Kokopelli Loops
      22 miles
      Fruita Ultimate Flow at 18 Road
      18 Road
      18 miles
      Roam Fest Fruita 18 Rd Joe's Ridge
      18 Road
      5 miles
      Roam Fest Fruita 18 Rd Kessel Run
      18 Road
      4 miles
      Horsethief For Lunch
      Kokopelli Loops
      7 miles
      The Full Palisade Plunge
      Palisade
      31 miles
      Zion Curtain + Western Rim Loop
      Rabbit Valley
      32 miles
      Plunge to Powderhorn
      Palisade
      17 miles

      Recent Ride Log Activity in Region

      Today
      • 19 rides
      Yesterday
      • 64 rides
      Past Week
      • 347 rides

      Photos of Colorado Plateau Mountain Bike

      trail: Joes Ridge
      328 |
      May 29, 2020 @ 6:17pm
      May 29, 2020
      trail: Joes Ridge
      438 |
      Jun 6, 2019 @ 4:39pm
      Jun 6, 2019
      trail: Moore Fun
      780 |
      Apr 4, 2017 @ 8:56am
      Apr 4, 2017
      trail: Moore Fun
      800 |
      Dec 15, 2015 @ 6:59pm
      Dec 15, 2015
      trail: Mojoe
      768 |
      May 13, 2015 @ 7:12pm
      May 13, 2015
      trail: Andys Loop
      638 |
      Apr 15, 2015 @ 6:18pm
      Apr 15, 2015
      trail: Mojoe
      358 |
      Dec 6, 2014 @ 11:35am
      Dec 6, 2014
      trail: Andys Loop
      453 |
      Dec 6, 2014 @ 11:32am
      Dec 6, 2014

      Videos of Colorado Plateau Mountain Bike

      26 | Oct 20, 2023
      13 | Oct 20, 2023
      Flux Capacitor
      24 | Oct 7, 2023
      trail: Free Lunch
      53 | Nov 27, 2022
      Kokopelli Loops sampler
      41 | May 26, 2022
      Friday Fails
      302 | Dec 26, 2021
      Zippidy Whoopsie
      104 | Sep 17, 2021
      Welcome to Ride Force
      trail: 18 Road
      60 | May 24, 2021

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      WestEndTrailstrailMartin Mesa East Bench Out n BackA West End favorite.
      Feb 18, 2024 @ 1:11pm
      2 days
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      Jan 21, 2024 @ 8:43am
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      Dec 15, 2023 @ 12:27am
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      Nov 19, 2023 @ 9:14am
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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike7592,049 miles260,561 ft911 miles7,028 ft
      1,7183,41597113,578
      E-Bike3631,403 mile161,696 ft619 miles7,028 ft
      132,865152,005
      Horse113351 miles43,478 ft154 miles6,378 ft
      868820
      Hike8882,241 miles300,633 ft993 miles8,271 ft
      413,366726,606
      Trail Running8372,109 miles274,925 ft940 miles7,037 ft
      83,366482,849
      Dirtbike/Moto115407 miles47,359 ft166 miles6,391 ft
      2387011206
      Observed Trials640 miles1,529 ft7 miles4,383 ft
      12115
      ATV/ORV/OHV71217 miles19,255 ft76 miles5,650 ft
      850330
      Snowmobile34 miles538 ft2 miles2,129 ft
      2
      Snowshoe935 miles1,890 ft8 miles4,147 ft
      13117
      Downhill Ski4022 miles23,455 ft22 miles1,598 ft
      351,254
      Backcountry Ski222 miles545 ft5 miles2,546 ft
      1817
      Nordic Ski121 miles256 ft4 miles2,546 ft
      12778
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