4.8 miles
Distance
226 ft
Climb
-562 ft
Descent
00:32:45
Avg time
Supporters, Builders, Maintainers & Land Managers of Little Rainbow Trail
  • BLM
    BLM
    Land Manager

Little Rainbow Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Blue (1 vote)
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Family Friendly
    Yes
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #56128 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #36742 in Trail Running
    • #81290 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    80 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 45 in Trail Running
    • 90 in Hiking
  • Land Owner
    BLM

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Little Rainbow is a 5 mile popular blue singletrack family friendly trail located near Salida Colorado. This mountain bike primary trail can be used both directions and has a moderate overall physical rating with a 226 ft green climb. On average it takes 32 minutes to complete this trail.

Access Info

Ride or drive up County Road 110 into BLM land, turn left at top into trailhead parking area at Little Rainbow TH. There is overflow parking further up the hill towards Double Rainbow TH.

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Little Rainbow mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -335 ft
  • Altitude min
    7,552 ft
  • Altitude max
    7,891 ft
  • Altitude start
    7,891 ft
  • Altitude end
    7,556 ft
  • Grade
    -1.3%
  • Grade max
    -30.1%
  • Grade min
    20.2%
  • Distance climb
    1 mile
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    4,193 ft
  • Avg time
    00:32:45
  • Avg reverse time
    00:52:40
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on Jun 21, 2023
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Avg: 3.5 (12 votes)
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      Little Rainbow Trail Reports

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 6 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 93 rides
      • 18 miles avg distance
      All
      • 806 rides
      • Last: Jul 20, 2024

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      Nov 15, 2020 @ 3:41pm
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