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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
Trailforks scans users ridelogs to determine the most popular direction each trail is ridden. A good flowing trail network will have most trails flowing in a single direction according to their intension.
The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine the last time a trail was ridden.
  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
ContributeDetails
Colors indicate trail is missing specified detail.
  • Description
  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos
Trail Popularity ?
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine which trails are ridden the most in the last 9 months. Trails are compared with nearby trails in the same city region with a possible 25 colour shades. Think of this as a heatmap, more rides = more kinetic energy = warmer colors.
  • most popular
  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular
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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      Jefferson County is a large area that incorporates many riding areas and cities. Most parks are operated by Jefferson County Open Space. There are a few city parks that have dirt trails too, William Frederick Hayden Park (Green Mountain park) and Bear Creek Lake Park are city parks in Lakewood and are not operated through JCOS.
      eBikes Allowed: Yes
      AKA: JCOS, Jeffco, Jefferson County Open Space
      Region Details
      • 69
      • 13
      • 112
      • 152
      • 60
      • 2

      Region Status
      Open as of 3 days
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      445
      Trails Mountain Bike
      435
      Trails E-Bike
      381
      Trails Hike
      465
      Trails Trail Running
      465
      Trails Horse
      16
      Total Distance
      565 miles
      Total Descent
      98,010 ft
      Total Vertical
      4,980 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      10,083 ft
      Reports
      3,302
      Photos
      1,117
      Ridden Counter
      72,196

      Popular Jefferson County Mountain Biking Trails

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      Apex Access
      Apex Park
      Apex Access
      Apex Park
      Argos
      Apex Park
      Enchanted Forest
      Apex Park
      Belcher Hill
      White Ranch Park
      Little Scraggy West
      Buffalo Creek
      Pick-n-sledge
      Apex Park
      Whippletree
      White Ranch Park
      Hardscrabble
      Apex Park
      Nice Kitty
      Buffalo Creek
      Apex
      Apex Park
      Sandy Wash
      Buffalo Creek
      NF-537
      Buffalo Creek
      Box O Rox extension Black line
      Green Mountain
      Charlies Cut
      Buffalo Creek

      Jefferson County Mountain Bike Routes

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      The Best of Golden Gate Canyon
      Golden Gate Canyon State Park
      23 miles
      Ape' Ney - Apex to Chimney
      Apex Park
      16 miles
      The Best of Buffalo Creek
      Buffalo Creek
      32 miles
      The Best of Staunton
      Staunton State Park
      20 miles
      Belcher Stang Mavhorn
      White Ranch Park
      11 miles
      Deer Creek Canyon
      Deer Creek Canyon Park
      10 miles
      White Ranch - Grand Tour
      White Ranch Park
      20 miles
      All day Buffalo Creek
      Buffalo Creek
      34 miles
      Golden Gate New Full Pull
      Golden Gate Canyon State Park
      24 miles
      NTM Lollipop loop
      North Table Mountain Park
      13 miles

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 4 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 120 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance
      Past Week
      • 905 rides
      • 14 miles avg distance

      Photos of Jefferson County Mountain Bike

      trail: Dakota Ridge
      3 |
      May 24, 2020 @ 9:47am
      May 24, 2020
      2 |
      May 22, 2020 @ 3:02pm
      May 22, 2020
      39 |
      Mar 9, 2019 @ 9:50am
      Mar 9, 2019
      153 |
      May 22, 2017 @ 8:24pm
      May 22, 2017

      Videos of Jefferson County Mountain Bike

      Jackson's slip up
      0:11 | | Apr 17, 2020
      Friday Fails Submission
      0:09 | 107 | Mar 16, 2020
      Too Long Trail, Elk Meadow Park
      trail: Too Long
      4:14 | 45 | Dec 26, 2019
      Gold rush flow trail golden bike park
      1:15 | 93 | Aug 1, 2019

      Current Trail Warnings

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      Lodge Pole Loop
      Meyer Ranch Park
      May 13, 2020 @ 12:10pm
      May 13, 2020
      Prevalent MudproletariatSome huge mud holes. Give it a few weeks.

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

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      user #1864310bocomtbriddentrailBergen Peak
      May 28, 2020 @ 6:58am
      1 hours
      user #840736AnnieAnnOakleywishlisttrailBergen Peak
      May 27, 2020 @ 10:10pm
      10 hours
      user #840736AnnieAnnOakleyriddentrailLonghorn and 4 more
      May 27, 2020 @ 10:02pm
      10 hours
      user #218400801dakar650riddentrailLittle Scraggy West and 1 more
      May 27, 2020 @ 8:33pm
      12 hours
      user #1324131mloewenwishlisttrailTravois
      May 27, 2020 @ 7:52am
      1 days

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #845951feldybikestrailLubahn TrailWhile this trail is open to mountain bikes,...
      May 24, 2020 @ 6:41pm
      May 24, 2020
      user #2169883JimmyHicktrailRawhideGood place for beginners to practice, because...
      May 21, 2020 @ 11:50am
      May 21, 2020
      user #2169883JimmyHicktrailRawhideNice downhills with tight turns & very...
      May 21, 2020 @ 11:47am
      May 21, 2020
      user #2169883JimmyHicktrailNorth Fork TrailNot technical at all but you got that damn 9...
      May 21, 2020 @ 11:40am
      May 21, 2020
      user #1421115MalabarCyclotrailMesa TopMost of the photos posted above are not Mesa...
      May 21, 2020 @ 5:45am
      May 21, 2020

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