Adventure Origins Overnighter

Epic route / Bikepack

97 miles

Bike

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This route runs the gamut from silky smooth gravel roads to rough and tumble historic trails (technically former roads!) through the FIRST established recreation area in the US Forest Service: Squirrel Creek canyon. The second day kicks off with a legendary descent of Twelve Mile Highway (CO 78), which is Colorado's last remaining unpaved state highway.

 Make sure to give yourself time for some coffee stops and a few photos!

Getting there: We like to start in town and hit up Solar Roast Coffee on the way out. It’s nice to get fueled up before the journey.