Red Canyon Park Loop - 3/10/13 version

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The Red Canyon Park Loop is a very easy DS ride on some paved and dirt roads from Salida to Red Canyon Park near Canon City and return via Cotopaxi.

The total riding mileage is about xxx miles. A much shorter ride of about 130 miles would be a ride from Salida to Red Canyon Park and return to Salida, skipping Canon City and the rest.

The ride is made up of these major segments:

Segment Miles Routes Track name GPX file        points
Salida to Red Canyon Park 65 CR 175, CR 2, SH 9, CR 11, CR 69, CR 24 1SALIDA 1SALIDA.gpx    250pts
Red Canyon Park to Canon City xxx CR 9, Field Ave, N Raynolds Ave, Hwy 50 2RCP 2RCP.gpx    xxxpts
Lunch in Canon City        
Canon City to Cotopaxi xxx 1st St, CR 3, Copper Gulch Rd, Road Gulch Rd, SH 69, CR 1A 3CANON 3CANON.gpx    xxxpts
Cotopaxi to Salida xxx CR 12, CR 2, CR 175 4COTOPAXI 4COTOPAXI.gpx    xxxpts

Maps showing the general route will be available soon.

GPX files will be available soon.

DIRECTIONS: From Highway 291 just west of the Salida city limits, turn north onto CR 175. Follow the maps or GPX tracks on your GPS receiver.

Here's a video showing Red Canyon Park only.
YouTube no-frills video - Red Canyon Park ride on 3/2/13 riding a Honda CRF250L.
Other videos will be available later this spring.

See Dual Sport Riding in Central Colorado for information about other areas and rides.

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