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Canyon Rim Trail

Intermediate
 4.5 (20)

The initial portion of the Royal Gorge Rim Trail offering fun riding and great views in the gorge.


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1.7

Miles

2.8

KM

Singletrack

6,857' 2,090 m

High

6,726' 2,050 m

Low

202' 62 m

Up

83' 25 m

Down

3%

Avg Grade (2°)

11%

Max Grade (7°)

Dogs Unknown

E-Bikes Unknown

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Description

Park at the trailhead on the north side of Fremont County Road 3A. The trail begins on the south side of the road and continues east to the Royal Gorge Park campground. There are several great views into the Royal Gorge along with some fun trail through juniper, pinion, and cholla forests. The dirt road at east end of trail can be used to approach Fremont Peak and extend your ride. More trails in the park are under construction!

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Lower Ark MBA

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  4.5 from 20 votes

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Nice range
Nov 10, 2017 near Cañon C…, CO
Royal Gorge Bridge
Jun 27, 2020 near Cañon C…, CO
On the Canyon Rim Trail, one of the Royal Gorge trails, at a good place to stop and stretch.
May 15, 2018 near Cañon C…, CO

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Aug 10, 2019
Layton Baebler
Amazing views. Slightly technical
Jun 17, 2019
Chris W
Jun 3, 2019
Jason Memmer
Jun 5, 2018
keith radons
Apr 15, 2018
Jimmy Brown
Mar 25, 2018
Ryan Taft
They added a lot of trail to this section recently 7.2mi
Feb 4, 2018
Cara Hubbell
Did several loops around the Rim Trail network. Had to bail after freezing fog suddenly rolled in on us. With Zac, Josh, Shannon, and Damien.
Jan 3, 2018
Dany'll Donnell