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blue Canyon Loop

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3.2 mile 5.2 kilometer loop
89% Runnable
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 490' 149 m
Descent: -491' -150 m
High: 6,589' 2,008 m
Low: 6,176' 1,883 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 6% (3°)
Max Grade: 20% (11°)

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Trail shared by Duncan Moore

A quick loop with easy access. Offers great views and forested sections.

Duncan Moore

Features Birding · Fall Colors · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

NOTE: Bikes prohibited Wednesdays and Saturdays

Runner Notes

Recommended use Wednesdays and Saturdays due to mountain bike closure. If you choose to run on a day that bikes are allowed, it is recommended to pay attention to the direction of bike traffic, which is posted and run against bike traffic. This makes visibility for both parties better. Always be courteous to everyone using the trail.

Description

From the trailhead, the Canyon Loop opens up to an open grassland on the rim of the preserve. The first half of the trail quickly drops in altitude and the second half of the trail is spent gaining altitude. The trail is mainly comprised of singletrack and has numerous opportunities for amazing views. The trail is made up of compact dirt with some rocks and roots showing.

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Jun 7, 2018
Renae Littrell
Aug 12, 2017
Stephanie Garrett
5 miles of trails and hilly mile 3-4!! 5mi
Mar 7, 2017
Matt Saunders
3.2mi — 0h 40m
Oct 1, 2016
David Fuller
Canyon Loop 3.2mi
Jul 30, 2016
DwightD Dettloff
3mi — 0h 33m
Apr 1, 2015
David Kinney
Nice run

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