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Bicycle Ride

Drive: Estes Park to Deer Mountain

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Map / Drive: Estes Park to Deer Mountain
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A drive from the Estes Park Visitors Center to the Deer Mountain Trailhead.
Distance 11.4 km
0:59 h
426 m
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Author
Chase Marston
Update: July 16, 2019
Highest point
2,721 m
Lowest point
2,295 m

Tips and hints

Parking

Parking at this trailhead often fills up if you arrive past 10am! Should this happen, your best bet is to park at one of the other parking lots nearby in the park, and take a shuttle to the Deer Lake trailhead.

Start

Estes Park Visitors Center (2,294 m)
Coordinates:
DD
40.378234, -105.516473
DMS
40°22'41.6"N 105°30'59.3"W
UTM
13T 456158 4469866
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Destination

Deer Mountain Trailhead

Turn-by-turn directions

0.0mi. - From the Estes Park Visitors Center, TURN LEFT onto Big Thompson Ave

 

0.1mi. - Use the middle 2 lanes to continue STRAIGHT ON to E Elkhorn Ave.

 

0.5mi. - TURN LEFT onto US-36 W/Moraine Ave.

 

7.1mi. - You have arrived at the Deer Mountain Trailhead; park in a designated area on the shoulder of the road.

Note


all notes on protected areas

Coordinates

DD
40.378234, -105.516473
DMS
40°22'41.6"N 105°30'59.3"W
UTM
13T 456158 4469866
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

Basic Equipment for Bike Riding

  • Cycling helmet
  • Cycling gloves
  • Sturdy, comfortable and preferably waterproof footwear
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket)
  • Sunglasses
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass

Technical Equipment for Bike Riding

  • Air pump or CO2 pump including cartridges
  • Puncture repair kit
  • Replacement inner tube
  • Tire levers
  • Chain tool
  • Hex keys
  • Phone / device holder as required  
  • Bike lock as required
  • Where applicable, the bike must meet requirements for road use by having a bell, front and rear lamps and spoke reflectors
  • The 'basic' and 'technical' equipment lists are generated based on the selected activity. They are not exhaustive and only serve as suggestions for what you should consider packing.
  • For your safety, you should carefully read all instructions on how to properly use and maintain your equipment.
  • Please ensure that the equipment you bring complies with local laws and does not include restricted items.

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Distance
11.4 km
Duration
0:59 h
Ascent
426 m

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