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Arkansas Hills Trail System

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25 mi 41 km of trail 4 Featured Rides

Easy Trails 10 Trails Intermediate Trails 10 Trails Hard Trails 3 Trails

An awesome trail system located in the heart of downtown Salida, CO. There's something for all ability levels here. Couple that with plenty of food and beverage options a stone's throw from the trailhead and you've got yourself a full-fledged destination!

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Featured Rides in Arkansas Hills Trail System - 4

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Trails in Arkansas Hills Trail System - 19

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Salida, CO
2.0 mi 3.2 km Salida, CO
All Clear
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Dry
31 days ago
23 
3.1 mi 5.0 km
#2 North Backbone
Salida, CO
3.1 mi 5.0 km Salida, CO
All Clear
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Dry
31 days ago
18 
2.9 mi 4.6 km
#3 Cottonwood
Salida, CO
2.9 mi 4.6 km Salida, CO
All Clear
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47 days ago
19 
2.2 mi 3.6 km
#4 Rumba Trail
Salida, CO
2.2 mi 3.6 km Salida, CO
Unknown
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10 
0.8 mi 1.3 km
#5 Uncle Nazty
Salida, CO
0.8 mi 1.3 km Salida, CO
All Clear
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Dry
31 days ago
1.4 mi 2.2 km
#6 Sand Dunes
Salida, CO
1.4 mi 2.2 km Salida, CO
All Clear
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Dry
31 days ago
2.7 mi 4.4 km
#7 Beasway Trail
Salida, CO
2.7 mi 4.4 km Salida, CO
Unknown
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2.2 mi 3.5 km
#8 Sweet Dreams
Salida, CO
2.2 mi 3.5 km Salida, CO
All Clear
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Dry
31 days ago
11 
0.9 mi 1.5 km
#9 Rusty Lung
Salida, CO
0.9 mi 1.5 km Salida, CO
All Clear
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Dry
31 days ago
0.7 mi 1.1 km
#10 Burn Pile
Salida, CO
0.7 mi 1.1 km Salida, CO
All Clear
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Dry
31 days ago
1.7 mi 2.8 km
#11 Backbone
Salida, CO
1.7 mi 2.8 km Salida, CO
All Clear
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Dry
31 days ago
0.4 mi 0.6 km
#12 Dude Abides
Salida, CO
0.4 mi 0.6 km Salida, CO
All Clear
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Dry
13 days ago
0.9 mi 1.4 km
#13 Lil Rattler
Salida, CO
0.9 mi 1.4 km Salida, CO
All Clear
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Dry
31 days ago
1.2 mi 1.9 km
#14 Frontside
Salida, CO
1.2 mi 1.9 km Salida, CO
All Clear
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Dry
31 days ago
0.7 mi 1.2 km
#15 Prospector
Salida, CO
0.7 mi 1.2 km Salida, CO
All Clear
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Dry
31 days ago
0.4 mi 0.6 km
#16 Jalapeno
Salida, CO
0.4 mi 0.6 km Salida, CO
All Clear
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Dry
31 days ago
0.8 mi 1.3 km
#17 Tenderfoot
Salida, CO
0.8 mi 1.3 km Salida, CO
All Clear
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Dry
31 days ago
0.2 mi 0.3 km
#18 Sgt Pepper
Salida, CO
0.2 mi 0.3 km Salida, CO
All Clear
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Dry
31 days ago
0.2 mi 0.3 km
#19 Poblano
Salida, CO
0.2 mi 0.3 km Salida, CO
All Clear
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Dry
31 days ago

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