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Pronghorn Loop

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Length

9.1 Miles 14.7 Kilometers


Singletrack

Elevation

546' 166 m

Ascent

-471' -144 m

Descent

2%

Avg Grade (1°)

8%

Max Grade (5°)

6,427' 1,959 m

High

6,109' 1,862 m

Low

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A tour through the arroyos and prairies of northern Colorado!

Jared Crockett

Overview

No dogs allowed.
Features: -none- [Add/Remove]
Family Friendly: Easy grades, not technical.
Dogs: No Dogs

Description [Suggest Changes]

Part of Soapstone Prairie Natural Area, managed by the city of Fort Collins, Soapstone Prairie is very big, exposed, and pretty remote. Be sure to bring plenty of water and supplies as you might be alone out there.

This trail can be accessed by heading east out of the southern parking lot, or alternatively, heading east on Mahogany Loop from the northern parking lot and then cutting south at the trail junction after half a mile.

This is a multi-use trail shared with hikers and equestrians. The area is grazed by sheep and cattle, so look out for them as well. The trail spans a mixture of rolling hills, grasslands, and arroyos (or dry creek bed or wash).

You can ride this trail as a loop, or use it to access other trails: Mahogany Loop on the northwest corner, Sand Wash Trail on the northeast corner, and Plover Trail on the southeast corner.

Most of the trail is easy singletrack except for the eastern side of the trail which is doubletrack. It's an easy trail and would be a great place to bring the kids.

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May 28, 2018
William Sitton
Nov 27, 2017
tkessel Kessel
Nov 13, 2017
Marek Uliasz
10.2mi — 1h 45m
Aug 11, 2017
Rene Retana
Jul 1, 2017
Rob Hoffman
9.1mi
Jun 25, 2017
Hud Darrah
10.9mi
Jun 24, 2017
Hud Darrah
12.2mi
Jun 3, 2017
Denise Miller
Pronghorn to mahogany loop and back. Nothing technical on west section of pronghorn. Super fun and flowy coming down. Mellow trail. 15.2mi

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  3.5 from 8 votes

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