13.7 miles
Distance
4,477 ft
Climb
-1,197 ft
Descent
01:18:00
Avg time
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  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Rico
    , Colorado
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #75673 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    35 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

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Bear Creek (La Plata) is a 14 mile less popular black diamond singletrack trail located near Rico Colorado. This mountain bike primary trail can be used both directions. On average it takes 1 hour18 minutes to complete this trail.

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Bear Creek (La Plata) mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    3,280 ft
  • Altitude min
    7,920 ft
  • Altitude max
    11,204 ft
  • Altitude start
    7,924 ft
  • Altitude end
    11,204 ft
  • Grade
    4.53%
  • Grade max
    -27.092%
  • Grade min
    66.342%
  • Distance climb
    10 miles
  • Distance down
    4 miles
  • Distance flat
    2,604 ft
  • Avg time
    01:18:00
  • Avg reverse time
    01:48:42
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on Jul 15, 2024
Ideal
Avg: 3.75 (4 votes)
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      Bear Creek (La... Trail Reports

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      Jul 15, 2024 @ 9:55pm
      Jul 15, 2024
      Upper section from Sharkstooth to Grindstone has about 18 trees down. Some fairly large. The nice hiker/biker bridge over Bear Creek in this...
      Sep 3, 2023 @ 9:24pm
      Sep 3, 2023
      Aug 9, 2021 @ 2:44pm
      Aug 9, 2021
      Recent trailwork has been completed to fix drainage and the sketchy side hill near the top of the trail. Lots of thistle in the middle as usual...
      Jun 18, 2021 @ 1:34pm
      Jun 18, 2021
      Someone cut all the trees out! Go ride it before it gets overgrown with thistle.
      Sep 14, 2020 @ 7:55pm
      Sep 14, 2020
      Tons of trees down. Avalanche went over a portion of the trail. Sketchy side hill. Incredibly beautiful.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 1 rides
      • 34 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 2 rides
      • 41 miles avg distance
      All
      • 12 rides
      • Last: Jul 20, 2024

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      May 29, 2022 @ 12:45pm
      May 29, 2022
      112 |
      May 29, 2022 @ 12:40pm
      May 29, 2022

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