Benjamin Loop

Trail Meter: 
Good

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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2.4 mi.

Comments

Super tacky with just a few puddles. get some

Trail Meter: Poor»Good

Super tacky with just a few puddles. get some

likely poor conditions, waiting on official update from rangers or other trail users...

Trail condition updated to Good.

snow-tastic and turning to mud fast, Betasso got about 12" of snow with the last storm!

Trail Meter: Fair»Good

dry and hard packed no mud

From RangerFowler via Twitter: What a day to be outside! Canyon Loop at Betasso is now counterclockwise for cyclists. Trails are still muddy in spots. #boco_trails

Trail Meter: Poor»Fair

some muddy/snow sections, but largely dry and rideable. should be completely dry by sunday.

Trail condition updated to Poor.

Trail condition updated to Good.

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