Flowing Park Loop

 10 votes

15.2 Miles 24.5 Kilometers

75%

Singletrack

484' 148 m

Ascent

-491' -150 m

Descent

10,162' 3,097 m

High

9,948' 3,032 m

Low

1%

Avg Grade (1°)

6%

Max Grade (3°)

Unknown

10,162' 3,097 m

High

9,948' 3,032 m

Low

1%

Avg Grade (1°)

6%

Max Grade (3°)

A fairly flat loop with spectacular views on top of the Grand Mesa.

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Overview

Fairly flat trail on the Southwest corner of the Grand Mesa. Excellent views off the mesa to the valley below.

Description

To access the trailhead, turn off highway 65 onto Lands End Road. Within a mile or two, take the first left on Flowing Park Road(109). The road ends at Flowing Park Reservoir where the trailhead is found.

Cross a gate and start on a gravel road for the first mile. This then turns into a rough dirt road and quickly becomes singletrack and braided doubletrack. Most of the trail is singletrack that runs through meadows, skirting aspen and pine forests. A few miles in and the trail splits into Indian Point trail on the right and Flowing Park loop on the left. The loop can be completed in either direction. Though the trail mostly stays in meadows, there are short sections that take you through aspen groves and pine forests.

The majority of the trail is singletrack dirt about 1-2' wide. There are however many rocks throughout the trail, particularly at the southwest corner. This section is slow and technical.

There are not any significant climbs or descents on this loop. The highlight of this ride is the spectacular views off Grand Mesa. You'll have views of Sneffles to the south, Grand Junction to the north, the Uncompahgre plateau and La Sal mountains to the west and the North Fork Valley to the east.

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Aug 14, 2016
Kasey Lucero
Awesome view! — 0h 30m Delete
Jul 20, 2016
Amanda Meredith
Sep 29, 2015
Eric Gardey
Aug 23, 2015
Quinn Donnelly

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  3.6 from 10 votes

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