Dark Trail Details
Dark Trail follows Settlement Canyon Creek. From the parking lot there is a brief section of pavement just after the toll gate. Turn right onto the first dirt road. It quickly turns into single track. Just stay on the single track. There trail rules parallel, but not close to the paved road. This is a good ride for beginners. If they feel overwhelmed by dirt, they can use pavement to get them back to the trailhead. There is an awkward section that passes right through an established camp site. I'm usually rude and ride through, but you could switch to the pavement. At the top the trail and road align for a about 100 yards.
Start from the Settlement Canyon reservoir parking lot.
Watch for horses and cattle.
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More Stats for Dark Trail mountain bike trail
Altitude change-353 ft
Altitude min5,384 ft
Altitude max5,770 ft
Altitude start5,770 ft
Altitude end5,417 ft
Distance climb2,312 ft
Distance down1 miles
Distance flat984 ft
Avg reverse time00:12:52
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- Snow Packed
- Snow Covered
- Freeze/thaw Cycle
- Prevalent Mud
- Very Dry
Dark Trail Trail Reports
Jul 15, 2018 @ 7:57amJul 15, 2018
May 30, 2018 @ 9:37pmMay 30, 2018
|Trail was dry. Lots of horse tracks.|
Apr 27, 2018 @ 7:43pmApr 27, 2018
|A fun little trail. It was clear and in good shape.|
Apr 21, 2018 @ 8:27pmApr 21, 2018
|Dark trail is in pretty good shape. Some areas needed some clearing. Snow has all melted|
Apr 21, 2018 @ 8:26pmApr 21, 2018
|Dark trail is good to go. Some areas needed some clearing. Some horse damage.|
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