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Old 11-07-2014, 10:08 AM   #1
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Question Good Place for young riders

Does anyone have any suggestions as to where I can go close to Colorado springs since I have a 4 year old boy that is just learning how to ride?
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Old 11-07-2014, 10:17 AM   #2
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Does anyone have any suggestions as to where I can go close to Colorado springs since I have a 4 year old boy that is just learning how to ride?
$10 Track in Fountain, but can become a zoo. Penrose Commons OHV area not too far away and has a lot of flat areas to ride.
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Old 11-07-2014, 10:26 AM   #3
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$10 Track in Fountain, but can become a zoo. Penrose Commons OHV area not too far away and has a lot of flat areas to ride.
I've actually never heard of this Penrose Commons, maybe I'll give that a try this weekend.
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Old 11-07-2014, 11:44 AM   #4
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Plenty of open areas in the Woodland Park area. Maybe even Rainbow Falls. I don't know for sure, but maybe even out at Dragon Mans you could find an out of the way place to let the little tyke roam.
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Old 11-07-2014, 11:44 AM   #5
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Find some dirt out east, plenty of open space.
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Old 11-07-2014, 12:00 PM   #6
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I've actually never heard of this Penrose Commons, maybe I'll give that a try this weekend.
thanks.
http://staythetrail.org/maps/viewtrail.php?trail_id=88

Usually not busy either which is nice especially with a kid, versus the usual places. I enjoy the drive down 115. A good spot here would be straight back after the gate and there is a huge pile of boulders with flat ground around them for a little one to try and as they get comfortable you got the network of roads in there to explore.

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Old 11-07-2014, 03:01 PM   #7
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There is a thread about the coral bluff area http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1021132

I have never ridden there but it sounds close to you, and should be family frendly.

hope that helps

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Old 11-07-2014, 05:10 PM   #8
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If you stay close to the parking area Rainbow Falls is pretty tame but still good for the kids.

Just stay close to the kids as there might be that dirt squid riding/ATVing without looking around for small bikes & riders...
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Old 11-07-2014, 05:29 PM   #9
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Out by Taryall has a lot of open non-challenging wide atv tracks that are not too busy- taught my boy out there one day then moved on to Penrose Commons and Rainbow Falls- there is a great area at Rainbow which is actually a gated trail just after your turn off the highway which turned out to be my son's favorite- wide open single track with some whoops.
Great fun to watch the little ones get their BRAAP on!
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Old 11-07-2014, 09:17 PM   #10
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Penrose would certainly be good. It's not big, but lots of variety. Also PMI down in Pueblo. some of it is not "technically" legal to ride. But the parking areas are easy and close, and good for a beginner.
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Old 11-08-2014, 07:47 PM   #11
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Also PMI down in Pueblo.
I believe it's still closed down??

Fun play area for sure...

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