Cowdrey Draw Trail

Trail Meter: 
Fair

Cowdrey Draw connects the Marshall Valley Trail with the Mayhoffer-Singletree Trail. It's an important piece of the big Dirty Bismark loop.

This trail features some of the newer IMBA style trail construction techniques. What's that mean to you? It's narrower than most of the other trails in the area, and twists and turns while slightly undulating up and down to shed water. This style is also a ton of fun with a flow of it's own.

Cowdry Draw is nearly level, and benched in tightly with the hillside. In order to keep it as it is, be sure to stay on the trail tread as much as possible - yield by leaving your wheels on the trail and leaning outward, placing one foot down. And of course, when it's soft or muddy, stay on the trail too - braiding or widening the trail isn't going to make it more fun for anyone.

While you're there, you can't miss the old cistern along the trail. It's from Marshall's coal mining days. Don't fall in, you'd need a tall ladder to get out!

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T: 2 A: 3 C: 5

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0.8 mi.
80 ft.

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Dry

Trail Meter: Fair»Good

All dry and good to go!

About 30% mud, but you can ride through it. Be considerate to the trail

Snow! (so great if you have a fat bike!) And soon to be very muddy.

99% dry as of the evening of 3/25

Beautiful

just a few muddy spots here and there

OSMP has reopened trail... actual condition not known

All OSMP muddy trail closures (Eldo/Doudy, Marshall Mesa & Boulder Valley Ranch Areas) will be lifted by noon today #boco_trails
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OSMP Closure... smart move!

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