The Palisade Plunge – 32 miles of downhill, backcountry singletrack bliss
The full Palisade Plunge trail is now open! This trail will be open to all recreational, non-motorized users including hiking, biking, and trail running. Equestrian use is permitted from miles 1-18. Dogs are permitted on a leash.
Plunge from the top of the Grand Mesa National Forest 32 miles downhill through breathtaking back-country trails and challenging terrain. The Palisade Plunge trail connects the top of the Grand Mesa to the valley floor and the town of Palisade, Colorado. Descend 6000’ feet in elevation on the fast, fun, high-energy trail through untravelled public lands and unbelievable scenery. This trail is guaranteed to keep your endorphins pumping all the way into the Town of Palisade. The Palisade Plunge offers a net descent that is matched by only a couple of mountain biking trails in the country.