Hwy 151, Arboles, Bayfield, Hwy 161 Loop

This route represents one of few road bike loops in the Pagosa Springs area.
The ride is 67 miles long and can be ridden in either direction.
You may choose to park your car and begin the loop at the junction of Hwy 160 and Hwy 151 (see Google map at right).
If you follow the loop in a counter-clockwise direction, the following gives you detailed instructions:
  1. Follow Hwy 160 to Bayfield (about 25 miles).
  2. Turn left at the stop light onto CR 501
  3. Follow CR 501 for 500 feet, turn left on Hwy 160 (BUS), go 200 feet, turn left onto CR 521 (Buck Highway).
  4. Follow CR 521 for 9.3 miles.  Turn left onto Hwy 151.
  5. Follow Hwy 151 through Arboles and continue on Hwy 151 back to your vehicle.
Note:  You should be able to manipulate the Google map, below, to zoom in, click and drag, and see different terrain and satellite images.

Hwy 151, Arboles, Bayfield, Hwy 160 Loop