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  • 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
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  • < 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
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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.
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  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular
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      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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      Region Details
      • 5
      • 20
      • 29
      • 4
      • 1

      Region Status
      Open as of Jul 15, 2021
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      61
      Trails Mountain Bike
      59
      Trails E-Bike
      2
      Trails Hike
      60
      Trails Trail Running
      60
      Trails Horse
      3
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      1
      Total Distance
      40 miles
      Total Descent
      9,630 ft
      Total Vertical
      2,973 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      9,126 ft
      Reports
      771
      Photos
      159
      Ridden Counter
      15,510

      Photos of Red Rock Canyon Open Space Mountain Bike

      33 |
      Dec 7, 2020 @ 5:19pm
      Dec 7, 2020
      21 |
      Dec 7, 2020 @ 5:18pm
      Dec 7, 2020
      trail: Upper Codell
      21 |
      Dec 7, 2020 @ 5:17pm
      Dec 7, 2020
      trail: Section 16
      42 |
      Aug 30, 2020 @ 7:19am
      Aug 30, 2020
      trail: Santa COS
      59 |
      Jul 20, 2020 @ 4:32pm
      Jul 20, 2020
      trail: Roundup
      30 |
      Jul 11, 2020 @ 10:02pm
      Jul 11, 2020
      trail: Roundup
      48 |
      Jul 11, 2020 @ 10:02pm
      Jul 11, 2020
      trail: Santa COS
      93 |
      May 28, 2020 @ 12:04am
      May 28, 2020

      Videos of Red Rock Canyon Open Space Mountain Bike

      Bear Divide
      0:13 | | Aug 31, 2020
      Laying it in there.
      0:10 | 96 | Jan 12, 2019
      Section 16 step up
      trail: Section 16
      0:11 | 75 | Nov 18, 2018
      Section 16
      trail: Section 16
      0:06 | 53 | Nov 18, 2018
      Section 16, loco shwag
      trail: Section 16
      10:35 | 84 | Jan 22, 2018
      Palmer Trail Section 16 in Colorado Springs
      trail: Section 16
      5:23 | 683 | Feb 23, 2012
      Best in Vegas - Red Rock Canyon 40 MPH Grand...
      9:45 | 22 | Apr 27, 2021 , Colorado Springs
      Finally a nice day to ride | RED ROCK CANYON...
      trail: Lion
      2:41 | 41 | Mar 16, 2021 , Colorado Springs

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #909481goosefacekillerriddentrailLower Codell and 1 more
      Jul 21, 2021 @ 6:11pm
      Jul 21, 2021
      user #1541755mjfedericovotetrailSanta COS
      Jul 21, 2021 @ 9:36am
      Jul 21, 2021
      user #1601972RhawthornewishlisttrailKineo Mountain Trail
      Jul 17, 2021 @ 11:46pm
      Jul 17, 2021
      user #1676953Martinskii12wishlisttrailLion and 7 more
      Jul 16, 2021 @ 8:31am
      Jul 16, 2021
      user #1018983jflemin1wishlisttrailSection 16
      Jul 15, 2021 @ 8:42pm
      Jul 15, 2021

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #2695046HCpqvZtrailNew Sand CanyonBeautiful.
      May 22, 2021 @ 6:30am
      May 22, 2021
      user #2091715doubletrackdodgermtbtrailGarbage ChuteFun flow with some rocks, and good berms
      Dec 23, 2020 @ 9:36am
      Dec 23, 2020
      user #2015720Jborges91trailLower CodellVery fast trail with a lot of rollers and...
      Aug 17, 2020 @ 11:19am
      Aug 17, 2020
      user #2015720Jborges91trailUpper CodellStarts off real chunky and technical then...
      Aug 17, 2020 @ 11:17am
      Aug 17, 2020
      user #1106278SnappyComebackstrailSection 16Trail difficulty varies widely with trail...
      Jun 1, 2020 @ 6:59pm
      Jun 1, 2020

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Bear Creek Park 5 8 11.9 km
      Garden of the Gods Park 10 8 12.6 km
      Stratton Open Space 10 7 4 13.1 km
      Dorchester Park 1 23.7 km
      North Cheyenne CaƱon 4 8 104.3 km

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike5939 miles9,560 ft18 miles2,972 ft
      #239#10115377068,870
      E-Bike24 miles1,378 ft3 miles2,516 ft
      #775#19160729
      Hike6040 miles9,577 ft18 miles2,972 ft
      #152#732770703
      Trail Running6040 miles9,577 ft18 miles2,972 ft
      #155#744770299
      Horse35 miles1,388 ft2 miles2,933 ft
      #284#218192
      Dirtbike/Moto13 miles1,142 ft2 miles922 ft
      #50#41191
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