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Eldorado Canyon Trail

 21 votes

Length

3.1 Miles 5.0 Kilometers

76%

Runnable

Singletrack

Elevation

1,057' 322 m

Ascent

-735' -224 m

Descent

11%

Avg Grade (6°)

44%

Max Grade (24°)

7,087' 2,160 m

High

6,128' 1,868 m

Low

Conditions


All Clear 26 days ago
Snowy, Some Mud, Icy History

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A scenic and fairly easy climb ending at South Boulder Creek and Walker Ranch.

Ben Carver

Overview

There is an $8.00 vehicle fee to enter the park.
Features: River/Creek — Views
Dogs: Leashed

Runner Notes

This is a good trail run as long as you don't mind the elevation gain.

Description

This trail starts at Eldorado Canyon State Park. Drive to the visitor's center and run north from there.

The trail climbs steadily through several switchbacks. After an hour or so it will flatten out and then descend to South Boulder Creek. From there, you can join the Walker Ranch trail. Watch out for bikes at the trail junction.

Eldorado Canyon is very popular with hikers and rock climbers. It will be crowded on weekends. Get there early to avoid the crowds.

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Sep 9, 2017
Jack Toland
Round-trip 6.4mi — 1h 35m
May 15, 2017
RaĂșl Gross
Walked as hike. Few people beyond initial stairs and boulder fields. Great sunset on hike back. 5.5mi — 3h 00m

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  3.7 from 21 votes

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