Coal Seam Trail

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Park at the main Marshall Mesa trailhead, take the trail to the right, and you're on Coal Seam. It climbs to Community Ditch Trail right before it crosses Highway 93. Expect lots of people out, as this is one of the two options out of the lot.

It's all a gentle climb, rising into the pine trees after crossing a bridge over a ditch. There are some corners with limited sight lines, so be sure to keep your head up and watch for other users. You'll gradually climb out of the trees, through an open section, and then pop out on Community Ditch.

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T: 3 A: 3 C: 3

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0.6 mi.
150 ft.


Trail Meter: Fair»Poor

Ah, big drifts, tough fat biking. Get it!

Trail Meter: Poor»Fair

Wet, but not easy to avoid wet areas while staying on the trail. Short icy area near the top.

Trail Meter: Fair»Poor

getting there but not there yet

Trail Meter: Closed»Fair

Last week's OSMP muddy trail closures have been lifted. Please go through, not around, remaining muddy sections.

Trail Meter: Poor»Closed

OSMP muddy trails closure going into effect 1/21

Trail Meter: Fair»Poor

condition set to Poor

Trail Meter: Good»Fair

clear in spots... but where there's still snow it's icy

Trail Meter: Fair»Good

Great packed snow for fat and normal biking! No signs of mud yet but that may change in the next couple of days.

Equal parts packed snow and dirt with a little frozen mud.

Trail Meter: Closed»Fair

reopened - go through the mud, not around it

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