Mack Ridge Road

2.5/5 (2 reviews)
Mack Ridge Road, near Fruita, CO, is part of a group of trails, including the much underappreciated Lion's Loop 4x4 trail. This mild trail takes you to incredible views of Horsethief Canyon and the Colorado River without any scary shelf roads to worry about. Once you reach the top, you'll see stun... Read More
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Highlights of Mack Ridge Road

Desert Category Icon Desert
Scenic Category Icon Scenic
Highest Elevation
5294 ft
Shape of Trail
Out & Back
Typically Open
Year Round
Best Direction
N/A
Official Trail Name
Mack Ridge Road
Nearest Town
Fruita
Nearest Services
Fruita
Management Agency
Bureau of Land Management
District
Grand Junction Field Office

Overview

Mack Ridge Road, near Fruita, CO, is part of a group of trails, including the much underappreciated Lion's Loop 4x4 trail. This mild trail takes you to incredible views of Horsethief Canyon and the Colorado River without any scary shelf roads to worry about. Once you reach the top, you'll see stunning red rock canyons, people boating on the river, and likely area wildlife. Look for bighorn sheep, blue herons, and even bald eagles. If you're looking for a peaceful drive with beautiful sights, Mack Ridge Road is the place to go.

Trail Difficulty and Assessment

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3 Waypoints
11 Trail Photos
1 Trail Concerns
2 Community Reviews
1 Video
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