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Niwot Loop - Upper Section

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 3.0 from 1 vote
green  Easy from 1 vote
Rank: #20 in the Valmont Bike Park area
#1,027 in CO, #7,236 Overall
Views: 151. Last 30 days: 4
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Trail near Longmont,  area, 
“A gentle cruise with a small climb - great for linking together an easy ride in and around Niwot.”
Michael Ahnemann on Nov 29, 2012
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2.54.1 milesKilometers 252’77 m Ascent 5,362’1,634 m High 2% Avg Grade (1°)
Doubletrack Type -75’-23 m Descent 5,162’1,573 m Low 8% Max Grade (4°)
Description
This is the upper part of the Niwot Loop trail. Basically an out and back, with a small loop up top to form a lollypop.

It's essentially a steady climb up and a descent back to your starting point. It's all man-made, smooth dirt trail.

Because you climb up above Niwot, you'll end up with nice views of Niwot and Boulder, all the way West to the front range.

There are plenty of options to connect this trail to other trails as part of the Niwot network of trails that also connect Gunbarrel and Longmont.
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PHOTOS of Niwot Loop - Upper Section
 3.0 from 2 votes
A short climb along the Niwot Loop. Beautiful views of the front range ... (Longmont, CO)
 2.5 from 2 votes
The path leading downhill towards Niwot Rd. The upper Niwot Loop is beh... (Longmont, CO)
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