2 miles
Distance
217 ft
Climb
-616 ft
Descent
00:12:55
Avg time
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Chicken Dinner Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Arkansas Hills Trails
    Salida, Colorado
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Uphill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Jump, Rock Garden
  • Global Ranking
    #16613 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    95 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Year Opened
    2016
  • Land Manager
    BLM

The newest additions to the Arkansas Hills Trail System Chicken Dinner was completed in December of 2016. Spicy XC trail, fun on the way down (mostly down, has some pedally bits), pretty easy on the way up.

More Stats for Chicken Dinner bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -398 ft
  • Altitude min
    7,032 ft
  • Altitude max
    7,436 ft
  • Altitude start
    7,430 ft
  • Altitude end
    7,032 ft
  • Grade
    -3.873%
  • Grade max
    -30.687%
  • Grade min
    24.209%
  • Distance climb
    2,377 ft
  • Distance down
    1 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,876 ft
  • Avg time
    00:12:55
  • Avg reverse time
    00:20:50
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Status:
on May 26, 2019
Dry
Avg: 4.15 (13 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • 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
  • 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
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
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      Chicken Dinner Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      May 26, 2019 @ 3:29pm
      May 26, 2019
      May 18, 2019 @ 8:14am
      May 18, 2019
      Apr 28, 2019 @ 11:39am
      Apr 28, 2019
      This trail is sooo much fun with switchbacks and small jumps.
      Apr 3, 2019 @ 10:22am
      Apr 3, 2019
      reporter
      Sep 19, 2018 @ 7:59am
      Sep 19, 2018
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 5 rides
      • 9 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 197 rides
      • 18 miles avg distance
      All
      • 305 rides
      •  

      Photos

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      34 |
      Jan 9, 2019 @ 12:16pm
      Jan 9, 2019
      175 |
      Dec 27, 2016 @ 5:06pm
      Dec 27, 2016
      | 1 comments
      196 |
      Dec 27, 2016 @ 5:05pm
      Dec 27, 2016
      152 |
      Dec 27, 2016 @ 5:04pm
      Dec 27, 2016

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      3 Reviews & Comments

      • + 1
      flag flagrfr (Feb 15, 2018 at 17:52)
       Super flowy with a bunch of opportunities to get some air, definitely a must hit if riding this trail system
      [Reply]
      • - 1
      flag Grunk (Oct 24, 2018 at 6:50)
       Ruined by grade reversals, switchbacks and uphill traffic.
      [Reply]
      • + 1
      flag provin1327 (May 20, 2019 at 12:42)
       I agree with flagrfr, this trail is a must do! So much fun!
      [Reply]

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