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Canyon Rim Trail

 12 votes

Length

1.7 Miles 2.8 Kilometers


Singletrack

Elevation

202' 62 m

Ascent

-83' -25 m

Descent

3%

Avg Grade (2°)

11%

Max Grade (7°)

6,857' 2,090 m

High

6,726' 2,050 m

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All Clear 27 days ago
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The initial portion of the Royal Gorge Rim Trail offering fun riding and great views in the gorge.

Lower Ark MBA

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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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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
Oct 13, 2017
Colby Eads
Oct 2, 2017
Mikey Moore
8mi — 1h 26m
Sep 21, 2017
Alexander Jonathan
Aug 17, 2017
Gary G
7mi

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  4.6 from 12 votes

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in Colorado

#362

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I was quite pleasantly surprised about this trail as I expected far more hiking traffic given its proximity to Royal Gorge. The views were amazing and the riding was great. I'll definitely go again. Sep 4, 2017

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