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Salt Lick Trail

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Length

2.2 Miles 3.6 Kilometers


Singletrack

Elevation

260' 79 m

Ascent

-391' -119 m

Descent

5%

Avg Grade (3°)

18%

Max Grade (10°)

6,884' 2,098 m

High

6,647' 2,026 m

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Deep crimson rocks, rolling grasslands, and sandy washes await you at Red Mountain Open Space.

Jared Crockett

Overview

The management plan for Red Mountain Open Space requires closures to the public December 1 to March 1 because of winter weather changes and the wildlife requirements.
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Dogs: No Dogs

Description [Suggest Changes]

Part of Red Mountain Open Space, the Salt Lick Trail is a good alternative to wallowing in the sandy wash of the Ruby Wash Trail.

Access the trail on the north end from the Cheyenne Rim Trail and follow it northwest through a short section of doubletrack before you start on the remainder of the trail which winds its way south through some nice singletrack down to the Big Hole Wash Trail.

The trail offers good scenery, big views, and additional miles for your ride!

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Nov 26, 2017
Marek Uliasz
Loop: Sunrise - Big Hole Wash - Salt Lick - Ruby Wash - Big Hole Wash - Sunrise. Several photography/video sessions. 9.6mi — 2h 45m
Sep 21, 2016
Jared Crockett
Prefer this trail to Ruby Wash for completing the loop with Cheyenne Rim trail. This trail has some fun, flowing sections!
May 4, 2015
Gee Toe

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