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McClintock Lower

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This short trail provides access to a wide variety of loops and excursions within Chautauqua Park.


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Miles

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KM

82%

Runnable

5,788' 1,764 m

High

5,649' 1,722 m

Low

138' 42 m

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8%

Avg Grade (5°)

13%

Max Grade (7°)

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Features River/Creek · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Description

From town, start the McClintock Lower Trail either from Bellevue Drive or from the parking area south of the Chautauqua Auditorium. Head uphill through a grove of cottonwood and willow, paralleling Bluebell Creek. The grade is pretty gentle here and the trail is wide. The McClintock Lower Trail ends at a 4-way junction with the road-like Enchanted Mesa Trail going roughly east-west and the narrower McClintock Upper Trail leading straight ahead.

Historical note: the McClintock Trails were named after the Chautauqua Park board member (Henry McClintock) whose family donated funds for interpretive trail signage.

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Poppies blooming at the start of the Enchanted Mesa Trail. June 2016.
May 3, 2017 near Boulder, CO
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Jun 29, 2015 near Boulder, CO

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