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  • Snow Groomed
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  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intendid direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

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

  • 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
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
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  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
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  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Table or Bench eBike Charging Point
  • Other Other
      A former landfill turned city open space in 2003. Beautiful red sandstone hogbacks throughout, trails from flow to chunky exposed rock. Mostly intermediate.
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      Garden of the Gods South google parking directions
      Region Details
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      • 6


      Open on Jan 20, 2019

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #358
      State Ranking
      #10
      Trails (view details)
      52
      Trails Mountain Bike
      52
      Trails E-Bike
      2
      Trails Hike
      51
      Trails Trail Running
      51
      Total Distance
      34 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      16 miles
      Total Descent
      8,650 ft
      Total Vertical
      2,973 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      9,126 ft
      Reports
      194
      Photos
      143
      Ridden Counter
      4,210

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      Recent Comments

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