PLEASE DO NOT USE MUDDY TRAILS.
If / when your tires/feet/hooves are sinking into mud or you're consistently hitting large patches of soft mud, it's time to call it a day and turn around. Why? Because you're causing significant trail damage that can take months to remediate. We know you're itching to get out, but please be a responsible trail user and use trails a) when the ground is frozen or b) after it's had a chance to dry out. Trail reports are here and change daily. We do our best to keep them updated, but can't ride 50 miles of trail system every day. Thank you to those who send updates and help us keep trail users apprised of conditions.
Interested in more information about the upcoming (March 2019) Oil & Gas Lease Sale of lands surrounding South Cañon Trails? Click here.
Upcoming FAR Events
Celebrate the start of summer and the 90th Anniversary of the Royal Gorge Bridge with us! We'll meet in front of the park and enjoy a leisurely ride over the bridge to the Bridge View BBQ for dinner and a sunset over the Sangres. No registration necessary.
Date: Thursday, June 6, 2019
Time: 6:00 - 8:00 pm
Location: Meet in front of the Visitor's Center at 6:00 pm
Cost: $18 for park entry (FREE if you have an annual pass!) + $ for dinner
This 100%-trail run is held at the beautiful, historic Royal Gorge Park in Cañon City, Colorado. Run a challenging 5-Mile course on singletrack overlooking the Sangre de Cristo Mountains.
Date: Saturday, July 27, 2019
Location: Royal Gorge Trails, Cañon City, CO
Cost: $20 adults / $10 youth (18 and under)
Swag: Get a Silipint wine or drinking cup!
Registration is now open for the 2nd annual Royal 50 / Gorgeous 25 Mountain Bike XC races AND the all-new Point Alta Vista Trail Races! This epic course which will take place on the newest jewel in Cañon City's crown - the Royal Gorge Park Trails - takes you across singletrack trails that offer flowy fun and technical challenges. Register for a running and a bike event and get 15% OFF (no code needed).
Date: Saturday and Sunday, August 31 - September 1
Location: Royal Gorge Park Trails, post-race fest at Royal Gorge Ranch and Resort
Other Local Events
The Hardscrabble Mountain Trail run is one of Southern Colorado's most challenging, scenic, and beautiful races. Choose a 5K or 10K route and come back to a delicious lunch at the finish line!
Date: Saturday, June 2, 2019
Location: Bear Basin Ranch, near Westcliffe, CO
Cost: $40 adults / FREE for youth! (Use code "youth")
Films for a Green Planet
A community environmental Film Series, free and open to the public. All shows at 7:00 pm at the United Presbyterian Church.
May 30 (Food, Inc.)
June 27 (Last Call at the Oasis)
July 25 (Uranium Drive In)
More information available on Facebook.
Ways to Give
As a registered non-profit, we also qualify to recieve tax-deductable donations. Click below to use Paypal to help FAR provide fun events, trails, and more!
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Are you a business owner? Please consider becoming a FAR sponsor or a 1% for Trails participant. Please contact coordinator@joinFAR.org for more information!
Want to learn more about what we've accomplished in 2017 and have planned for 2018? Check out our annual year-end report:
FAR is a proud partner of Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics. We are committed to acting as land stewards, educating our community about proper practices, and leading by example for the next generation of outdoor recreation enthusiasts. Please visit the Leave No Trace website to learn more about how you can support their mission!