Flag Creek Tr. #422

Ride Details

Difficulty: Moderate
Distance: 3.23 mi.
Avg. Time: 15 min.
Climb:69 ft.
Trail Type: singletrack
Descend:1030 ft.


At the top of Reno Road/Italian Creek Road, look for a gate that leads to the singletrack heading downhill. Ride through the gate and straight ahead onto the marked Flag Creek singletrack.

CBMBA and the Forest Service recently reworked this smooth section of trail, so get ready for one of the best downhill runs anywhere. It is open, smooth, and full of fun whoopdie-doos so let ‘er rip! After three unbelievable miles you will cross a compacted gravel “bridge,” also known as a turnpike. Shortly after this you will enter the dark timber and come to an intersection. A right turn leads the rider across the creek and to the start of the Bear Creek Trail. There is a small sign here marking the Bear Creek Trail, where you can continue on the Ren0-Flag-Bear route.

You can also go straight at the intersection and pop out along Spring Creek road. (But why would you? Bear is so much better!)



Somewhere out in Colorado, in the year nineteen hundred and ninety-five, two guys named Dave and Bill learned that while they loved gulping down good beer, they weren’t yet old enough to buy it. They figured an answer to their quandary would appear if they drank enough and listened to enough thinking music, also known as Ska. On the second Skaturday of Skatember it hit them. If they brewed their own beer they’d have all the beer they could ever want. And while they were at it, why not brew the most magnificent suds ever quaffed in their neck of the woods…or any other neck for that matter.


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