12 miles
Distance
1,315 ft
Climb
-1,760 ft
Descent
01:26:35
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Colorado (Seg 3) Trail

Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Buffalo Creek
    , Colorado
  • Ref Number
    #1776
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T2 Mountain Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #32946 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    75 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 85 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

Segment 3 of the Colorado Trail starts at the Little Scraggy trailhead and terminates at the Rolling Creek trailhead. Bike are not allowed past the Rolling Creek Trailhead. Bikes are not allowed beyond/west of the Wellington Lake Road/Park County Route 68 from the Rolling Creek/Colorado Trail trailhead.

Disclaimer

Non-Motorized Trail

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Colorado Trail (Seg 3) bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -444 ft
  • Altitude min
    7,370 ft
  • Altitude max
    8,292 ft
  • Altitude start
    8,279 ft
  • Altitude end
    7,835 ft
  • Grade
    -0.7%
  • Grade max
    -37.3%
  • Grade min
    29.3%
  • Distance climb
    5 miles
  • Distance down
    7 miles
  • Distance flat
    4,715 ft
  • Avg time
    01:26:35
  • Avg reverse time
    01:42:55
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Status:
on Jan 9, 2021
Freeze/thaw Cycle
Avg: 3.75 (4 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
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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Radar Time
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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
  • 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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      Colorado Trail... Trail Reports

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      Jan 9, 2021 @ 7:00pm
      Jan 9, 2021
      Ice patches - glad I was running studded. Section Shingle Mill to Buffalo Burn
      Aug 8, 2020 @ 9:24am
      Aug 8, 2020
      Jul 28, 2019 @ 6:12am
      Jul 28, 2019
      Jul 5, 2019 @ 7:51pm
      Jul 5, 2019
      May 24, 2019 @ 12:18pm
      May 24, 2019
      Trail is in good shape. Pretty dry for the most part. Few spots of mud or snow but nothing that should slow you down.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      Photos

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      Jul 11, 2019 @ 6:34pm
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      Jul 11, 2019 @ 6:33pm
      Jul 11, 2019

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      1 Review & Comments

      • + 1
      mtbyetico (May 9, 2018 at 8:20)
       Did the Wilderness Boundary change? It used to be further west than the road by less than a mile.
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