1 miles
72 ft
-82 ft
4,754 ft
High Point

Engle Loop Details

  • Riding area
    Highline Lake State Park
    Fruita, Colorado
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
  • Direction
    Both Directions
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A new loop has been added to the Highline Lake hiking and biking trails! Engle Loop adds approximately .9 miles to the 18 Hour Trail, bringing the trail's total length to 6.42 miles. The 18 Hour Trail is the trail loop around the park that is used for the 18 Hour Race that occurs every spring as a part of the Fruita Fat Tire Festival. The new portion of single track crosses several gullies and in places should be reminiscent of Prime Cut at the 18 Road area north of Fruita. Click here for a map of the 18 Hour Trail, ​including Engle Loop. Contact the Highline Lake Visitor Center at 970-858-7208 or email highline.park@state.co.us for more information.

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More Stats for Engle Loop mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -10 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,711 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,721 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,711 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    1,472 ft
  • Distance down
    1,978 ft
  • Distance flat
    1,940 ft
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