13.7 miles
Distance
4,477 ft
Climb
-1,197 ft
Descent
00:56:49
Avg time
Supporters, Builders, Maintainers & Land Managers of Bear Creek (La Plata) Trail

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Details

  • 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
    5 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 56 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
    00:56:49
  • Avg reverse time
    02:27:40
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on Aug 9, 2021
Ideal
Avg: 3.65 (3 votes)
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      Bear Creek (La... Trail Reports

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      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.
      Aug 14, 2019 @ 5:48pm
      Aug 14, 2019
      A lot of vegetation growing over the trail in areas. A few trees down toward the top. Muck thistle overload in open grassy areas. But like always,...
      Sep 23, 2018 @ 6:31am
      Sep 23, 2018
      Rode the section of trail between Grindstone and the Bear Creek TH. Polly Creek received damage from fire and water runoff, but is easily...
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      May 29, 2022 @ 12:45pm
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      Aug 14, 2018 @ 6:09am
      Aug 14, 2018

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