Flatirons Vista South Trail

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Flatirons Vista South is one of those trails that on the surface isn’t much of a bike trail, but has some hidden gems for those who look off the trail. The trail starts out with a moderate climb up into the evergreens. After you get into the trees the trail comes together with the Prairie Vista Trail. Stay left to continue your journey around Flatirons Vista South. Once you go through the gate, the trail really picks up character. The trail winds through the evergreens and flows downhill all the way to Doudy Draw. This is the area where you need to keep your head up - deer can be seen here most of the year, and in the summer, you will see thousands of dandelions! This trail, as with all of the trails in the Marshall Mesa area, can be very busy with different user groups. Please be very courteous to all of them!


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T: 2 A: 3 C: 4

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2.4 mi.
255 ft.


Trail Meter: Good»Closed

They are working on the dam... this segment is closed between Pararie Vista and Pararie Vista...

Trail Meter: Closed»Good

all OSMP closures lifted this morning

Doing work on the dam... TRAIL CLOSED

Trail Meter: Fair»Closed

trail will be temporarily closed to make improvements to the Flatirons Vista Reservoir beginning Mon. March 9. The trail will be closed from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. until Friday, March 13. Weather conditions may extend the temporary trail closure past the Friday, March 13, reopening date. Flatirons Vista North and Prairie Vista will remain open.

Trail Meter: Poor»Fair

barely fat bikable, but seriously fun; conditions will change dramatically w/ sun, additional snowfall, etc.

lots of new snow, turning to slush...

Trail Meter: Fair»Poor

Several large pipes laying across the gravity cavity as soon as the trail starts South from the parking lot. Almost a guaranteed crash if you ride it with any speed.

OSMP has reopened this trail.. Actual condition unknown

Trail Meter: Closed»Fair

As of 2/8 trail is open. Condition unknown. Please report if you know the trail condition.

still closed, check http://bit.ly/RGuFC9 to see if reopens over weekend

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