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Canyons of the Ancients National Monument

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Recommended Routes in Canyons of the Ancients National Monument - 1

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Favorite Break time after a nice slickrock climb.
Intermediate/Difficult

Canyons of the Ancients Loop.

7.5 mi 12.1 km 791' Up 240.95 m Up 803' Down 244.69 m Down

Cortez, CO

Canyons of the Ancients National Monument Biking

  • 24 Miles 39 Kilometers of Trail
  • 1 Recommended Route
  • 0 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 5 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 0 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Canyons of the Ancients National Monument - 4

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5.3 mi 8.5 km #1East Rock Creek Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Cortez, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
Cortez, CO
1.3 mi 2.1 km #2East Rock Creek: Middle Connector
Intermediate
Cortez, CO
Intermediate
Cortez, CO
3.9 mi 6.3 km #3Rock Creek Trail
Difficult
Cortez, CO
Difficult
Cortez, CO
5.8 mi 9.4 km #4Sand Canyon Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Cortez, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
Cortez, CO

Photos of Canyons of the Ancients National Monument - 19

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It's so cool to ride right past these cliff dwellings, but keep your bike on the main trail and don't mess with the historical ruins
Jun 5, 2015 near Cortez, CO
Checking out the ruins
Jun 6, 2015 near Cortez, CO
Break time after a nice slickrock climb.
Jun 5, 2015 near Cortez, CO
Fun Stuff
Jun 6, 2015 near Cortez, CO
Canyons of the Ancients
Jun 10, 2015 near Cortez, CO
A quarter mile of slick rock at the start of Sand Canyon
Apr 30, 2018 near Cortez, CO
Cliff dweeling in the distance along the first portion of the loop.
Apr 17, 2017 near Cortez, CO
Nice little dwelling tucked away under the cliffs.
Jun 5, 2015 near Cortez, CO