Foothills - Maxwell Loop

 23 votes

5.7 Miles 9.1 Kilometers


70%

Singletrack

787' 240 m

Ascent

-787' -240 m

Descent

5,664' 1,726 m

High

5,190' 1,582 m

Low

5%

Avg Grade (3°)

17%

Max Grade (10°)

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37 days agoUpdate

A great after work flowy/technical singletrack ride with amazing views of Horsetooth Reservoir.

BryanV Vernetson

Overview

This trail is rideable all year, but can close due to muddy conditions after snow.
Great short ride with flowing singletrack and some technical uphill sections. All rideable and a blast to ride after work with friends. Great views of Horsetooth Reservoir and Lory State Park across the way.

Description

Park at Maxwell Natural Area and ride north behind Hughes Stadium. You cross over the Foothills Trail and continue up through a small valley to Rotary Park past the "A". Then ride up to the overlook north of Rotary's parking lot and link up with the Shoreline trail that dips down to the reservoir and continues north.

Once you make it to the parking lot with swimming area you'll double back and head south back to the meadow at the top of the Maxwell uphill section. Head back down the way you came back to the Maxwell Natural Area parking lot.

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Jul 10, 2017
Mario Ortez
Jul 3, 2017
Isaias Arena
Jul 1, 2017
Kurt Wallace
Great trail, only a few hikers even on a perfect day 7mi — 58h 00m
May 13, 2017
Ryan Hayes
May 13, 2017
Jeff Andrews
Apr 13, 2017
Ryan Dusil
Apr 3, 2017
Curtis Fowers
Great trail work has been done here- this trail is superb! Great for a short after work ride or something longer if you connect it with other trails. 6mi — 1h 00m
Jan 31, 2017
Nathan Carr
5.7mi

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