Buckhorn Traverse

Total Miles


2,135.06 ft


0.5 Hours

Technical Rating



Best Time

Fall, Summer, Spring

Trail Overview

Buckhorn Traverse starts at the east end of Buckhorn and is a similar trail with many wide switchbacks and fun curves on a series of rolling low alpine hills. There are more switchbacks than on the Buckhorn trail, which makes it slightly more difficult, but they are wide. A couple of them have loose dirt and are tighter. Overall it's an easy trail that is mostly smooth with no obstacles. It's a very popular ride for mountain bikers as well.


This is an easy single-track trail with several easier switchbacks.

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Access Description

The Crown Trail System is accessed off of Price Creek Road south of Carbondale, Colorado. It's a small trail system of multi-use trails, with many mountain bike trails, and 6 motorized single tracks of easy difficulty that are great for beginners. There is a small staging area at the beginning of The Crown Road, and several campgrounds for small rigs on Price Creek Road. These are best in spring and fall because it can get hot in the summer. The trails are open 4/16 - 11/30.

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