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

Fenceline Loop (Porkchop):

Cushman Creek Trail:

Cowpoke Gulch Road:

Cushman Mesa Road:

Toldja Loop:

The Fingers:

Tabeguache Trail – Dry Creek Section:

Ewok Village:

Coyote Cutoff:

Ewok Village North Cutoff:

Tabeguache Trail – Transfer Road Section:

Dry Creek Canyon Trails


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