Marshall Mesa

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Trail Condition Comments Updated Date Edit Trail Conditions Trail Meter Nid
Coalton Trail
dry and good to go 1 week 6 hours Good 259
Coal Seam Trail
Packed snow 1 day 7 hours Good 260
Cowdrey Draw Trail
Packed snow, very grippy and nicely burned in. Zero ice or mud. 1 day 7 hours Fair 262
Greenbelt Plateau Trail
Sloppy despite the cold temps. 1 day 7 hours Poor 265
High Plains Trail
Just a spot or 2 that were vulderable... should be fine MOnday 1 week 6 hours Fair 266
Marshall Valley Trail
Mostly packed snow with some ice and mud close to trailhead. 1 day 7 hours Fair 268
Mayhoffer-Singletree Trail
dry and good to go 1 week 6 hours Good 340
Community Ditch (East)
Packed snow with some icy patches of frozen mud. 1 day 7 hours Good 388
Meadowlark Trail
dry and good to go 1 week 6 hours Good 603
Singletree Trail
some wet spots... but good to go 1 week 6 hours Good 1257
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Geographically, Marshall Mesa lies in the transition from hills to plains, even more so than its connected area to the west, Doudy Draw. Some trails are moderately treed, but most of the trails are in the open amongst the grasses. Expect mostly easy grades, and only a few technical areas. Most of the trails are natural surface, but some areas like the recently completed Meadowlark and Mayhoffer-Singletree sections are crusher fines and suitable for skinnier tires and beginners.

The Marshall Mesa area lies south of Marshall Road and east of Highway 93 in southern Boulder County. It’s a quick and easy ride from Boulder itself, and sees a ton of bikes, hikers, runners, and dogs.  From Boulder, the best trailheads are Marshall Mesa and Greenbelt Plateau; from the east, you can get onto the system from the Coalton Trailhead in Superior.

If you link up all the trails in the Marshall Mesa area, you can achieve 20 miles of dirt.  This system is a favorite in the winters, as it's consistently the first trail system to dry out following snow.