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Garfield County bike trails: Lorax, Carbondale

Getting there: From downtown Carbondale, head to the roundabout and continue to the other side of Main Street. From the roundabout, you'll remain on Main/County Road 106 for 0.9 miles. Hang a left on County Road 108, and remain on it for 3.4 miles. The trailhead will be on your left.

Trail talk: Lorax is an isolated trail, but it's worth the trip. The trail closes for the winter, usually Dec. 1 to April 15.

LORAX

Distance : 1.9 miles

Difficulty: Difficult

The dirt: Lorax stands alone off Thompson Creek Road. After a rough, rocky start, this moderate trail rolls through punchy climbs and descents to a loop. It is not as well known as Red Hill or Prince Creek, but it's no secret. Nevertheless, you might get it all to yourself.

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