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Rim Trail

 10 votes

3.6 Miles 5.8 Kilometers


Singletrack

490' 149 m

Ascent

-182' -56 m

Descent

7,110' 2,167 m

High

6,725' 2,050 m

Low

4%

Avg Grade (2°)

12%

Max Grade (7°)

All Clear

19 days agoUpdate

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

Lower Ark MBA

Overview

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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Jan 3, 2018
Dany'll Donnell
Oct 13, 2017
Colby Eads
Oct 2, 2017
Mikey Moore
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Sep 21, 2017
Alexander Jonathan
Aug 17, 2017
Gary G
7mi
Aug 6, 2017
Jenny Montague
Awesome 6.3mi
Nov 2, 2016
Janine DiSalvatore
6mi
Oct 21, 2016
Shawn Wirt

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  4.5 from 10 votes

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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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