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Dry Fork Trail

Intermediate
 4.4 (26)

A gradual winding climb up to the Colorado Trail.


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Map Key

3.9

Miles

6.3

KM

Singletrack

8,579' 2,615 m

High

7,376' 2,248 m

Low

1,209' 369 m

Up

6' 2 m

Down

6%

Avg Grade (3°)

45%

Max Grade (24°)

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E-Bikes Unknown

Description

The Dry Fork trail is accessed from the parking lot on County Road 208. From Hwy 160 West turn right on Lightner Creek Rd. then right on Country Road 208. Stay right at the fork (it is 2.7 mi from Lightner Creek Rd. to the parking lot). The entrance to the parking lot is marked with a sign for Hofhein's Connection.

After just under a mile of gentle climbing, you'll come to the junction with Hofhein's Connection. Dry Fork Trail is clearly marked. The trail ascends gently through scrub oak and pine. It provides winding smooth singletrack, with some small rocky sections thrown in for good measure. Ends at the Colorado Trail.

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Missy Thompson

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  4.4 from 26 votes

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in Durango

#502

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in Durango

#150

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#502

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Dry Fork - Hofhein's Connection Junction
Jun 20, 2014 near Durango, CO
Nice little singletrack
Jul 7, 2013 near Durango, CO

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Jul 3, 2021
Anni Hurt
Jul 30, 2019
Chris Beveridge
15.6mi — 1h 36m
Jul 27, 2019
Joshua Lau
Jun 19, 2019
Patrick Burns
Nice stuff.
Jun 11, 2019
Ryan Mickelson
Aug 25, 2018
Brendan McClatchey
Aug 7, 2018
Big Time Walter
Aug 4, 2018
Justin Hofmann
3.9mi

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