7 miles
Distance
426 ft
Climb
-2,750 ft
Descent
00:54:45
Avg time
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Dr. Park Details

  • Riding area
    Spring Creek
    Crested Butte, Colorado
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
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  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Global Ranking
    #823

This downhill trail is awesome! It starts of with a slow roll through a thick forest and is a bit of a short climb. The forest trail has cool wood crossings to avoid sections that typically stay muddy. It opens up to a meadow where you have the option to do the Doctor Park Bonus Loop.

The descent starts at this meadow and is fast through the meadow then quickly descends down and starts to get more and more rocky and loose. Rocks can be doubled up to keep up the speed. The middle section is blazing fast, kind of a smooth hardpacked sandy surface that you move fast through and can drift around the turns. Little water bars give you a little boost here and there.

The 3rd section opens up into a wide view of the valley before quickly descending the tight switchbacks that are reinforced with embedded cinder block. This section has some big boulders and is a fun and technical descent through the switchbacks until you dump out at the campgrounds trailhead.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Dr. Park mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -2,324 ft
  • Altitude min
    8,414 ft
  • Altitude max
    10,914 ft
  • Altitude start
    10,738 ft
  • Altitude end
    8,414 ft
  • Grade max
    -112.989%
  • Grade min
    53.048%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    5 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,642 ft
  • Avg time
    00:54:45
  • Avg reverse time
    00:02:39
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Status:
on Aug 12, 2018
Very Dry
Avg: 4.8 (17 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to dr-park trailhead (38.800760, -106.718900)
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Dr. Park Trail Reports

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Aug 12, 2018 @ 1:04pm
Aug 12, 2018
Jun 13, 2018 @ 11:07am
Jun 13, 2018
Sep 5, 2017 @ 2:11pm
Sep 5, 2017
mandatory dismount for a downed aspen about halfway down. If i recall correctly, it was on that small climb section, unfortunately, i dont know...
Aug 24, 2017 @ 7:14am
Aug 24, 2017
Jul 3, 2017 @ 8:19pm
Jul 3, 2017
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Dr. Park, Park City
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Dr. Park, Park City
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Aug 13, 2018 @ 1:29pm
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Dr. Park, Park City

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1 Review & Comments

  • + 0
flag dholshouser (Jul 4, 2018 at 12:43)
 This ride gets a big fat Meh! from me. it's a typical old-school ride where the trail is straight down the fall line eventually the trail gets rutted out a foot deep and nothing but baby head rocks in the middle. There's plenty of great scenery and when you can make it down to the aspen trees there's some good flowy singletrack but they really didn't make use of the terrain. The flowy bits are still pretty much just straight down the fall and will eventually rut out as well.
It's pretty obvious a lot of work has gone into the smooth "flowy" sections in the Aspen area. It's a shame they didn't make the corners a little deeper to slow it down a little bit more, instead it's still pretty much just a straight shot downhill. Eventually all that hard work is just going to rut out like the top section.
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Doctor Park 07 17 2017
19:11 | 102 | May 14, 2018 , Crested Butte
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