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Turkey Trot

Intermediate
 4.1 (16)

Steep climb, but more shaded, cooler than the Castle Trail.


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Map Key

1.7

Miles

2.8

KM

78%

Runnable

6,801' 2,073 m

High

6,003' 1,830 m

Low

799' 244 m

Up

20' 6 m

Down

9%

Avg Grade (5°)

20%

Max Grade (12°)

Dogs Unknown

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Foot traffic only - (All other trails in Mount Falcon park are open to bikes).

Description

For runners, this is the preferred route up or down Mount Falcon. While Castle Trail is exposed and open to bikes, this trail is much more shaded, a bit less steep, and only open to foot traffic. It is still long climb, and you'll reconnect with Castle Trail soon for the final push to the upper trails.

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Shared By:

Nick Wilder

Trail Ratings

  4.1 from 16 votes

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  4.1 from 16 votes
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#475

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#6,480

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Turkey Trot Trail in the distance, and Red Rock Park
Mar 28, 2015 near Morrison, CO

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