Mountain Biking 101: Boggy Draw – Dolores, CO

(Last Updated On: August 17, 2017)

Whether you are recovering from an injury, need a place to ride with the kids, or just want some easier singletrack to ramp up some base miles, there are plenty of fun trails and zones all over Colorado where you can play and have some adventures too. Over the course of this summer and beyond, we will be featuring these zones in our Mountain Biking 101 series of posts.

Mountain Biking 101 - Boggy Draw near Dolores, CO

Located west of Durango and Cortez, Dolores is home to some fantastic mountain biking trails. Sitting on a mesa a few hundred vertical feet above the town, the Boggy Draw trail system offers some fun trails for the whole family. Packed with flow, but with minimum hills or technical obstacles, these trails appeal to the mass spectrum of riders, from beginner to expert. Furthermore, since most of these trails are protected by a shady forest, they can even be enjoyed in the heat of summer!

Mountain Biking 101 - Boggy Draw near Dolores, CO

Mountain Biking 101 - Boggy Draw near Dolores, CO

Mountain Biking 101 - Boggy Draw near Dolores, CO

Mountain Biking 101 - Boggy Draw near Dolores, CO

In meadows, the picturesque San Juans are easily visible.
Mountain Biking 101 - Boggy Draw near Dolores, CO

We enjoyed scenic views from Italian Canyon Trail.
Mountain Biking 101 - Boggy Draw near Dolores, CO

We also found an occasional challenge from time to time.
Mountain Biking 101 - Boggy Draw near Dolores, CO

But mainly the trails were just plain fast and fun!
Mountain Biking 101 - Boggy Draw near Dolores, CO

Map of Boggy Draw Trails

Though there are quite a few trails in the area, Boggy Draw and Mavericks trails are the best for beginner riders and mountain biking for the whole family. Also fairly easy, Italian Canyon offers just a little more challenge. Each of these is shown below. You can ride them as a loops, a combination of loops, or even and out-and-back.

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Mountain Biking 101: Boggy Draw - Dolores, CO
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Mountain Biking 101: Boggy Draw - Dolores, CO
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Mainly in shaded forest, Boggy Draw is great for mountain biking with the whole family or beginner riders from spring through summer and into fall!
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Brittany Walker Konsella

Aside from skiing, biking, and all outdoorsy things,Brittany Walker Konsella also loves smiles and chocolate 🙂 Even though she excels at higher level math and chemistry, she still confuses left from right. Find out more about Brittany!

Brittany Walker Konsella

Aside from skiing, biking, and all outdoorsy things, Brittany Walker Konsella also loves smiles and chocolate :) Even though she excels at higher level math and chemistry, she still confuses left from right. Find out more about Brittany!

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