14 miles
Distance
4,477 ft
Climb
-1,197 ft
Descent
01:01:21
Avg time
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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
    #26541 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 hour1 minutes to complete this trail.

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More Stats for Bear Creek (La Plata) mountain bike 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
    01:01:21
  • Avg reverse time
    03:12:59
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Status:
on Sep 14, 2020
Dry
Avg: 3.65 (3 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

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  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Boardwalk Boardwalk
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
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      Bear Creek (La... Trail Reports

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      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...
      Aug 21, 2018 @ 7:51am
      Aug 21, 2018
      The majority of this trail is closed. Section west of Grindstone through Gold Run is closed due to landslide and trail is gone.
      Aug 14, 2018 @ 6:09am
      Aug 14, 2018
      Overgrown and difficult to find trail at top. Remains closed due to major landslide damage (trail is gone)
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 3 rides
      • 40 miles avg distance
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      • 3 rides
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      Aug 14, 2018 @ 6:09am
      Aug 14, 2018

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