The Fulford Trail Loop begins at Yeoman Park, south of Eagle. From Yeoman Park, ride southeast on East Brush Creek Road to the first switch back to the left. Go left (northeast) at the switch back (Forest Road 418) and ride 4 miles, to the Fulford turnoff. The road is gravel, so expect some dust from passing vehicles. The rider will travel through aspen, spruce and fir forests. Depending on the time of day, shade is plentiful, either directly on or just off the road. The first 3 miles involve a gradual climb, with an average grade of 4%. The majority of the last mile leading to the Fulford turnoff is downhill. An outhouse is located just after the Fulford turnoff. No water or public facilities are available in town.
Travel through the town of Fulford to the Old Fulford Trail, road #419. Just past the last house, a somewhat cobbled jeep road ascends for a short distance at a 7% grade. After this, the majority of the trail is downhill through meadows of wildflowers and aspen and spruce/fir forests. Most of the path is jeep trail. It is not great for high speeds as much of it is rough and cobbled. The rider must ford a shallow stream and pass through two gates. The jeep trail ends at East Brush Creek Road. Turn left (south) on East Brush Creek Road and return to Yeoman Park.
Restroom facilities and drinking water are available at Yeoman Park Campground. Carry a sufficient water supply with you. Be prepared for quickly changing weather conditions. A windbreak and/or rain gear is recommended. You may want to bring a snack to enjoy en route.
Avoid herding cattle. If necessary, walk your bike past herds, allowing them to move from the trail.
Please secure gates after passing through.
Use of a helmet and eye protection is highly recommended.
Watch for motorized traffic on the main road.
Directions from Eagle: Go southeast on Brush Creek Road 10 miles to the junction of roads 400 and 415. Turn left and follow East Brush Creek Road (#415) 6 miles to Yeoman Park.
Directions from Vail: Travel west on I-70 to Eagle (exit #147). Turn left and drive into Eagle. Turn left on Capitol Street and follow to Brush Creek Road. Turn left and follow Brush Creek Road 10 miles south of Eagle. Turn left on East Brush Creek Road, FDR 415 and travel 6 miles to Yeoman Park.
Directions from Beaver Creek: Travel west on I-70 to Eagle (exit #147). Turn left and drive into Eagle. Turn left on Capitol Street and follow to Brush Creek Road. Turn left and follow Brush Creek Road 10 miles south of Eagle. Turn left on East Brush Creek Road, FDR 415 and travel 6 miles to Yeoman Park.