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Watch for mud before cycling

18 Road area near Fruita

This recommendation isn't just about keeping your boots in Instagram-worthy shape. Hiking and biking in mud can damage trails. When users walking or riding around muddy sections, trails become wider, Red Hill Council President Davis Farrar told The Aspen Times. This also results in trampled vegetation. Area bike shops and trail groups often update trail conditions. Visit their websites to know before you go.