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Plymouth Creek Trail

Intermediate/Difficult

Trail

2.4 mile 3.8 kilometer point to point
79% Runnable
Intermediate/Difficult

Elevation

Ascent: 1,095' 334 m
Descent: -65' -20 m
High: 7,128' 2,173 m
Low: 6,038' 1,841 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 9% (5°)
Max Grade: 22% (13°)

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Trail shared by Bryan Bishop

A steep, rocky ascent through the heart of Deer Creek Canyon Park.

Bryan Bishop

Features River/Creek · Views · Wildlife

Runner Notes

Rocks make this trail tough on runners' ankles

Description

From the trailhead, turn left and head down the 1/2 mile of rolling terrain. At the 1/2 mile mark you'll begin the steep, rocky climb. Around 1 mile in, you'll pass the Meadowlark Trail on your right - continue heading up the hill. Around mile 1.7, you'll hit a turn off to the right. Turn right to stay on Plymouth Creek Trail (Staying straight heads up Plymouth Mountain Trail).

Flora & Fauna

Good tree cover on this trail make for a nicely shaded environment.

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May 26, 2019
Jillian Nightingale
2.4mi — 13h 00m
Aug 8, 2018
Anthony Santarosa
Jul 4, 2017
Sammy Feegs
Jun 26, 2017
Sammy Feegs
Jun 8, 2017
Sammy Feegs
Nov 23, 2015
Alan Currens
2.4mi
Jun 28, 2015
masonw Wiebe

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  4.1 from 15 votes

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#422

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Photos

Looking back toward the city as you ascend the trial into the mountains.
May 22, 2015 near Ken Caryl, CO
Walking along the trail. To the right is the scenic view path, Golden Eagle.
May 31, 2015 near Ken Caryl, CO
Gorgeous view of the foothills
May 25, 2015 near Ken Caryl, CO
View of the trail against the foothills
May 25, 2015 near Ken Caryl, CO
The start of the Plymouth Mtn Trial. It's well worth the lung buster to get up here!
May 22, 2015 near Ken Caryl, CO
The bulk of this trail follows the creekside.
May 25, 2015 near Ken Caryl, CO

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