1.5 miles
Distance
174 ft
Climb
-156 ft
Descent
00:09:27
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East Bluffs Loop Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Highline Lake State Park
    Fruita, Colorado
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
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  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #114206 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #75589 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    75 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

1.7 miles; unpaved; moderate; foot & bike; narrow single-track, steep sections. Offering the best views of the lake, this trail is a tour of Highline's​ east inlets. It provides the only access other than boat to the cabanas along the east inlets, including a pebble beach where dogs are not prohibited. The trail provides no shade and gives you a real tour of the desert featuring sage, cactus, and lizards.

Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for East Bluffs Loop mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    18 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,701 ft
  • Altitude max
    4,745 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,706 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,724 ft
  • Grade
    0.235%
  • Grade max
    -22.295%
  • Grade min
    14.17%
  • Distance climb
    3,216 ft
  • Distance down
    3,297 ft
  • Distance flat
    1,181 ft
  • Avg time
    00:09:27
  • Avg reverse time
    00:13:01
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      East Bluffs Loop Trail Reports

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      Mar 21, 2022 @ 2:44pm
      Mar 21, 2022
      Oct 9, 2021 @ 3:09pm
      Oct 9, 2021
      Sep 5, 2021 @ 1:17pm
      Sep 5, 2021
      Apr 18, 2021 @ 11:13am
      Apr 18, 2021
      Oct 19, 2019 @ 4:59pm
      Oct 19, 2019
      Fun twisty turny trail that can be as fast or slow as you want it to be.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 16 rides
      • 8 miles avg distance
      All
      • 481 rides
      • Last: Dec 11, 2022

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