3,475 ft
Distance
177 ft
Climb
-11 ft
Descent
00:14:10
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Skull Canyon Trail
  • BLM
    BLM
    Land Manager

Skull Canyon Details

  • Riding Area
    Lake Pueblo
    Pueblo, Colorado
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #22836 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    50 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

Canyon trail with a fairly mellow pitch that combines a rocky upper section with a smooth, flowy lower section.

Access Info

Can be accessed from the Arkansas Point Road or Rollercoaster (top) or South Shore (bottom). Also interesects the bottoms of Quick Draw, Bones, Rattlesnake and Freeride.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Skull Canyon bike trail
  • Altitude change
    167 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,919 ft
  • Altitude max
    5,090 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,923 ft
  • Altitude end
    5,090 ft
  • Grade
    4.802%
  • Grade max
    -6.196%
  • Grade min
    23.92%
  • Distance climb
    2,781 ft
  • Distance down
    507 ft
  • Distance flat
    187 ft
  • Avg time
    00:14:10
  • Avg reverse time
    00:05:23
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Status:
on Mar 10, 2019
Dry
Avg: 4 (1 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Table or Bench eBike Charging Point
  • Other Other
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      Skull Canyon Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Mar 10, 2019 @ 11:24am
      Mar 10, 2019
      Jun 30, 2018 @ 6:16am
      Jun 30, 2018
      state park closed due to wildfire
      Feb 14, 2016 @ 1:40pm
      Feb 14, 2016
      Feb 14, 2016 @ 1:40pm
      Feb 14, 2016
      Dec 29, 2014 @ 12:14pm
      Dec 29, 2014
      Part of an alternate line in the midsection is choked with tumbleweeds.
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 40 rides
      • 15 miles avg distance
      All
      • 79 rides
      •  

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