Benjamin Loop

Trail Meter: 
Fair

The Benjamin Loop singletrack opened on May 17, 2011, and in the process doubled the amount of trail at Betasso. It's a loop, connected by a short stem to the current Canyon Loop, and also to Foumile Road via the Fourmile Link Trail.

This is a swoopy, flowy, gorgeous trail, much like the Canyon Loop. The trail twists and turns, with moderate climbs no matter which direction you're traveling. It's a hoot, and is especially fun when combined with the other trails in this park.

The Benjamin Loop is possible due to open space purchases by Boulder County Parks and Open Space (BCPOS). After acquiring 400 acres to the north and west of Betasso Preserve, BCPOS decided to build an additional 4 or so miles of trail that connect to the Canyon Loop Trail, and the Benjamin Loop was born.  Whenever you see some County staff on the trails, thank them for building this awesome shared use trail!

Important stuff you should know:

  • This trail is closed to bikes on Wednesdays and Saturdays
  • This trail has a required direction for bike traffic at all times.
  • Trail direction changes on the 15th of the month

Please obey these rules and BMA will continue to work with BCPOS to make the system work better.

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T: 4 A: 3 C: 10

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2
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2.4 mi.

Comments

From RangerFowler via Twitter: The Canyon Loop is now clockwise in direction for cyclists. The Benjamin Loop is counterclockwise. Enjoy! #boco_trails

Stroke it and stoke it, this trail is good for rolling!

Trail is dry.

Some snow on the trails at Betasso. Icy in spots. Wet in others, hardly any muddy spots. Conditions will change quick on the next, sunny days.

Trail Meter: Poor»Good

Great condition!

Trail condition updated to Poor.

Completely dry!

From RangerFowler via Twitter: Canyon Loop is now clockwise, Benjamin Loop set at counterclockwise starting tomorrow at Betasso Preserve. Enjoy! #boco_trails

From RangerFowler via Twitter: For a change of scenery the cyclist direction on the Benjamin and Canyon Loops at Betasso Preserve is now counter-clockwise. #boco_trails

From RangerFowler via Twitter: Starting a new project at Betasso today installing half-mile markers on Canyon Loop and Benjamin Loop. Hard digging in rock! #boco_trails

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