3.9 miles
318 ft
-318 ft
5,259 ft
High Point

Erie Singletrack is part bike park, part cross country trails. This route starts with a trip down the flowy Green Line on the Sunset East side, then heads west to the cross country trails at Sunset West and is great for beginners and kids of all ages.

From the main parking lot, take Green Line, then turn left on Red Line to the Access Road. At the end of Access Road, you'll hit a heap of green cross country trails with all sorts of loop options. This route makes a right on Forest, then a left on Tracks Ridge. If that was enough, head back up the Access road but if you want more, make a left on Meadows and a right on River to Sidewinder. There's lots of different ways to link up loops When you're finished, head back up the Access Road and then climb the Red Line back to your car.

Detailed Description
Erie Singletrack - Beginner Ride is a 4 mile popular easy route located near Erie Colorado. This mountain bike only route can be used one direction and has a easy overall physical rating. This route includes 5 trails. This route climbs 318 ft with a max elevation of 5,259 ft then descends -318 ft.
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Trails in Route

Forest1,220 ft
Tracks Ridge2,172 ft
River1,916 ft
Sidewinder922 ft
Red Line3,333 ft


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More Stats for Erie Singletrack - Beginner Ride mountain bike route
  • Avg time
    31 min 34 sec
  • Altitude min
    5,061 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,258 ft
  • Altitude end
    5,259 ft
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  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    1 mile
  • Distance flat
    4,587 ft
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302 | 1 faves
Colorado Summer 2012 with Tubing
Colorado Summer 2012 with Tubing
trail: River
5:56 | 197 | comments: 0 | favs: 2
Aug 9, 2012
Trip to colorado with some buddies. Topped the trip off with river tubing in golden.
River Gap Crash
River Gap Crash
trail: River
0:10 | 2135 | comments: 9 | favs: 30
May 3, 2009
Richie hitting the wall. Awesome!

Recent Trail Reports Along Route

Tracks Ridge
Sep 16, 2023 @ 6:10am
Sep 16, 2023
Trail is open. Please update conditions if you ride.
Sep 16, 2023 @ 6:10am
Sep 16, 2023
Trail is open. Please update conditions if you ride.
Red Line
Sep 16, 2023 @ 6:10am
Sep 16, 2023
Trail is open. Please update conditions if you ride.
Sep 16, 2023 @ 6:10am
Sep 16, 2023
Trail is open. Please update conditions if you ride.
Jul 25, 2023 @ 5:10pm
Jul 25, 2023
Lots of overgrowth
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