5 miles
Distance
1,347 ft
Climb
-174 ft
Descent
02:10:17
Avg time

Young Gulch Trail Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Roosevelt National Forest
    Fort Collins, Colorado
  • Ref Number
    #999
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular in reverse
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Bridge, Log Ride, Rock Garden
  • Local Popularity
    50 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 65 in Trail Running
    • 95 in Hiking

Nicely built singletrack winding along a lovely small creek. Fairly smooth for the first couple miles. Some janky rock gardens higher up push into blue-black territory. Many water crossings with ride-through and log bridge options. Expect to get wet. Lots of hikers and families here on weekends.

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More Stats for Young Gulch Trail mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    1,173 ft
  • Altitude min
    5,869 ft
  • Altitude max
    7,051 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,869 ft
  • Altitude end
    7,041 ft
  • Grade
    4.2%
  • Grade max
    -21%
  • Grade min
    27.4%
  • Distance climb
    4 miles
  • Distance down
    4,091 ft
  • Distance flat
    3,635 ft
  • Avg time
    02:10:17
  • Avg reverse time
    02:07:00
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Status:
on Jul 15, 2020
Dry
Avg: 4 (2 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Double Black Diamond

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  • 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
  • Ideal
  • 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
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
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      Young Gulch Trail Trail Reports

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      Jul 15, 2020 @ 4:52pm
      Jul 15, 2020
      Good to go. Haven't ridden this since fire and floods. Upper stream crossings are pretty rough since the floods, but mostly passable on bike. ...
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 32 rides
      • 9 miles avg distance
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      • 0 rides
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      2 Reviews & Comments

      • + 1
      flag Andrewlryder (Jun 29, 2020 at 10:27)
       Note that there is NO ACCESS to this trail from the top (Stove Prairie Rd.) The trail dead ends at a parcel of aggressively private land maybe a hundred meters from the road. Lame, but that's the way it goes.
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      • + 1
      flag getvert (Jul 7, 2020 at 12:22)
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