Ride: Shavanao Valley

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This grouping of mountain bike trails is the southern anchor for the Tabeguache Trail. trail head about 9 miles from downtown Montrose to the No Thoroughfare Canyon at the Colorado National Monument just outside of Grand Junction. The trail is over 140 miles in length and takes several days to complete.

Shavano Valley is located west of Montrose on the other side of Spring Creek Mesa. Driving on West Main Street, continue west with the street as it turns into Spring Creek Boulevard. Continue on Spring Creek until 5875 Road, at the junction drive right (north) on 5875 Road until reaching Kiowa Road (the first left road), continue across the Shavanao Valley to the junction with Shavano Valley Road, turning left drive south until shortly meeting the Rim Road junction. Parking is found on the south side of Rim Road.

Dry Creek Road:

Cushman Creek Trail:

Cushman Mesa Road:

The Fingers:

Ewok Village:

Ewok Village North Cutoff:

Dry Creek Canyon Trails

Fenceline Loop (Porkchop):

Cowpoke Gulch Road:

Toldja Loop:

Tabeguache Trail – Dry Creek Section:

Coyote Cutoff:

Tabeguache Trail – Transfer Road Section:

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