Lion's Loop

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4/5 (2 reviews)
Fruita, Colorado (Mesa County)
Last Updated: 06/26/2023

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In the remarkable high desert terrain near Fruita, CO, Lion's Loop offers a sublime adventure for off-roaders.  This trail wends through undulating sandstone ridges and rich juniper forests, giving way to panoramic vistas of the Book Cliffs and the imposing Colorado River Valley and Horsethief Canyon.  It's a natural roller coaster of challenging ascents, heart-racing descents, and tight, technical sections that demands skill, nerve, and rewards with a burst of adrenaline and a feast of scenery.  As the sun dips below the horizon, Lion's Loop transforms into a vantage point showcasing the West's most magnificent sunsets.  Lion's Loop is an unforgettable highlight of Colorado's outdoors, with a stunning blend of geological wonder, riding challenges, and natural tranquility.

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