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Address: 9900 Devils Thumb Rd, Delta, CO 81416-3256

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Rock Your Way to the top of The Grand Mesa

A different trail starting off of Highway 50 at the BLM trail called Alkali Basin Road will take you up and up and up climbing the Adobe Badlands with 50 mile views below you of... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2013
PuddlestheThird
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Western Colorado
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Reviewed 16 July 2016

on a whim, we decided to ride our mountain bikes (while running the dogs) above the Devil's Thumb Golf Course. Now, this was our first time there (we'd been to the DT G.C. a few times before, but not any further up the road) -- and didn't know what to expect. Okay ... "Dobe's" are a sort of common feature... More 

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Reviewed 16 May 2015 via mobile

Great free place to take your 4-wheelers or off road vehicles to go play in the dirt. Also a great place to just walk or take photos of people doing stunts on their 4-wheelers

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Reviewed 19 July 2013

A different trail starting off of Highway 50 at the BLM trail called Alkali Basin Road will take you up and up and up climbing the Adobe Badlands with 50 mile views below you of the Uncompagrhe and San Juan Mountains above the Gunnison River canyons...As it climbs it becomes rockier and rockier and steep in many places. Is not... More 

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Arvada, Colorado
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Reviewed 6 February 2013

We go here often. Very desolate and a good safe place for some serious shooting (especially long range). Extreme 4-wheeling if you desire. Dangerously muddy after rains (rare).

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