Benjamin Loop

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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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2.4 mi.


Friday 11/22 2pm: trails on north facing slopes have about an inch of snow... south facing slopes are clear. gr8 ride!

The loops are solid. Little bit of wash out and debris in places but it just makes the ride more challenging! It's awesome to have trails close to home open again!

Trail Meter: Closed»Fair
Trail Meter: Good»Closed

All boulder open space and mountain park system is closed until further notice.

Completely dry! A few corners are washed out, so use caution if you like to take the outside line.

From RangerFowler via Twitter: Trail construction on the Canyon Loop at Betasso might slow you down. Signs are posted. Watch for equipment on the trail. #boco_trails

From RangerFowler via Twitter: The Canyon Loop at Betasso is now clockwise in direction for cyclists. #boco_trails

5/21 Dry.

Perfectly dry and in great shape

Perfect conditions, hero dirt.

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