2.2 miles
Distance
234 ft
Climb
-231 ft
Descent
2 miles
High Point

Mud Lake is a great beginner area for new riders. The trails are wide, fairly smooth, no exposure and each loop is about a mile long. And as an added bonus, the trails wind through a pine forest around a scenic pond. In July, this is a great area for columbine flowers.

The gpx route starts at the parking lot and makes a figure 8 but feel free to loop to your heart's content. If you are looking for more advanced mileage, take a right on Caribou Ranch Link and head up Chickadee and down Sherwood for tight, fast, flowy fun.

Detailed Description
Mud Lake Loops is a 3461 moderately popular easy route located near Nederland Colorado. This mountain bike primary route can be used both directions and has a easy overall physical rating. This route includes 4 trails. This route climbs 71.2 with a max elevation of 2610.9 then descends -70.4.
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  • Featured
  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Other Activities
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
    • Horse
  • Difficulty rating
    Green
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • eBike Allowed
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical rating
    Easy
  • Ridelogs
    13
More Stats for Mud Lake Loops mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    8,368 ft
  • Altitude start
    8,368 ft
  • Altitude end
    8,369 ft
  • Grade max
    -22.9%
  • Grade min
    15.8%
  • Distance climb
    1 mile
  • Distance down
    5,217 ft
  • Distance flat
    679 ft
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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Tungsten Loop
May 23, 2021 @ 4:42pm
May 23, 2021
Kinnickinnick Loop
May 23, 2021 @ 4:41pm
May 23, 2021
Couple puddles. Gtg
Tungsten Access
Nov 10, 2020 @ 6:00am
Nov 10, 2020
Trail is open, if you ride, please update conditions. reporter
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