Ridgeline Open Space

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  3.8 from 35 votes
greenBlue  Easy/Intermediate from 22 votes
Rank: #1 in the Phillip S. Miller Park area
#42 in CO, #176 Overall
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May 14 Green - Dry, Hard pack..
Featured Ride in the area near Castle Rock,
“Great rolling singletrack with tons of options for short and long loop rides.”
Garrett Lodewyck on May 1, 2013
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9.915.9 milesKilometers 1,017’310 m Ascent 6,606’2,013 m High 4% Avg Grade (2°)
100% Singletrack -1,018’-310 m Descent 6,410’1,954 m Low 17% Max Grade (10°)
4:51 average time for 9.8 miles. Details

The Town of Castle Rock recently connected the various sections of this trail into a ten mile loop. There are sign posts at most intersections so it's easy to ride the whole trail as one big loop or bypass sections for a shorter ride. There's nothing too technical, but some tight, loose turns, a few switchbacks, and a couple of short climbs make for an excellent after work ride right in the middle of town.
Park at the Coachline Road trailhead and ride the big loop clockwise. Just ride through the signposts in reverse alphabetical order (O - A). Be prepared for an awesome roller coaster of a ride, but do be careful and keep your speed in check as you'll likely encounter many other trail users (and some blind corners).
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The fast, flowy, and fun singletrack course for Ridgeline Rampage, Rocky Moun...
near Castle Rock, CO
4.2 (11)
A nice short lollipop ride with great front range views and fun rock features...
near The Pinery, CO
4.0 (5)
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PHOTOS of Ridgeline Open Space
  3.7 from 3 votes
View of the west (Castle Rock, CO)
  2.8 from 5 votes
Ridgeline Open Space Trail Map (Castle Rock, CO)
  2.0 from 3 votes
Still part of the climb. This section is rocky and somewhat washed out. (Castle Rock, CO)
  2.0 from 3 votes
Start of the longest climb, if riding the trail clockwise. Nothing tech... (Castle Rock, CO)
  2.0 from 3 votes
One of the first descents if riding the trail clockwise. (Castle Rock, CO)
  2.0 from 3 votes
Trailhead (Castle Rock, CO)
  2.0 from 3 votes
Descent on the north side of the trail. (Castle Rock, CO)