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Wild Turkey Trail

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 3.4 from 7 votes
  Intermediate from 2 votes
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Rank: #13 in Lyons
#257 in Colorado
#2,098 Overall
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“A newer trail section at Heil connecting the Ponderosa Loop with the Picture Rock trail to Lyons.”
Michael Ahnemann on Feb 4, 2013
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2.8 Miles Singletrack Type 222’ Ascent -293’ Descent 6,386’ Low 6,670’ High
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This newer section of trail and the Picture Rock trail were built to expand Heil ranch towards Lyons, making it possible to link the popular Heil Ranch and Hall Ranch rides.

The trail is a bit less abusive on your body than the Ponderosa Loop. It still has a few rocky sections, but also has some fast and smooth singletrack through the trees.

The trail branches off from the east side of the Ponderosa loop. You can either follow the entire Wild Turkey trail to get back to the Ponderosa Loop, or you can turn on to the very clearly marked Picture Rock trail and continue towards Lyons.
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Recent Conditions
Jun 6
One or two small muddy spots in the trees. More or less perfect.
May 18
good
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COMMENTS
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PHOTOS of Wild Turkey Trail
 3.3 from 3 votes
A nice resting spot with a bench and a view. (Lyons, CO)
 3.0 from 2 votes
The clearly marked junction of Picture Rock trail and Wild Turkey trail. (Lyons, CO)
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