Lakes Loop with side excursions

Loveland, CO, US

Route Overview

LOCO Bike Guide

Free Northern Colorado guide service

59 mi.
3,116 ft.

This loop takes you up the easier south dam climb to carter lake and past the western and southern side of Horsetooth reservoir. The loop features rolling hills with views of mountains, red rock formations and beautiful lakes but no steep climbs. Parking is free at Devils backbone open space. Water is available at the campground across from the carter lake marina store (mile 15.6) and at Horsetooth Mountain Park (mile 34.9). Food and beer are available at Windjammer Road House (mile 16.3) or at canyon grill (mile 42.1).

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