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Kelly Flats

Larimer County, Colorado

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Popular Trails in This Area

Kelly Flats Road (168.0.1)
Heart Attack Hill (168)**
Heart Attack Hill Alternate (168C)

Detailed Description

Heart Attack Hill is loose, rocky and steep with concrete at steepest part on top

Heart Attack Hill Alternate has several steep sections and more narrow, but slightly easier

The remainder of the Kelly Flats Road is easy and scenic

Note

Please be courteous to nearby homeowners and observe speed limits on the center sections of the Kelly Flats Road

Recommended Maps

Trails Illustrated #101 Cache La Poudre, Big Thompson

Trails Illustrated #112 Poudre River, Cameron Pass

USFS Roosevelt and Arapaho NF

Roosevelt Canyon Lakes MVUM

Adopted Trails

**FR168 Adopted by Larimer County 4WD Club

http://www.mountaineers4x4.org/

How To Get There

From US-287 & Poudre Canyon Highway (14), head west approximately 25.3 Miles until you reach the Kelly Flats Trail Head on the North Side of the Road. It is about 10 miles past the Mishawaka bar and grill.

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Trail System Information

Location is:

Staging Area At Trailhead

Nearest City:

Fort Collins

Difficulty:

6 - 8

Distance:

20 Miles round trip

Time:

1.5 hours

Elevation:

7000 to 10500 feet

Best For:

4WDUTVATVMotorcycle

4WD

UTV/SxS

ATV

Motorcycle

Note that not all of the trails in an area will be open to all vehicle types. Follow the Motor Vehicle Use Maps (MVUM)s and signage for the area and ride only on trails open to and wider than your OHV.

Trail System Maps and GPS Files

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MVUM

AR_CanyonLakes_North_2009.pdf

Motor Vehicle Use Map (MVUM)

Canyon Lakes Ranger District - North

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How to Print Sections of a Motor Vehicle Use Map

KellyFlats7MileLicensedMotorcycles.gpx

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47 mile loop through Kelly Flats, Seven Mile, and the singletrack Swamp Creek Cutoff. Connects trails using country roads and singletrack so you must be street legal and on a motorcycle for this loop. Be prepared for big hills, lots of rocks, and water.

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