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June Creek Trail

Easy/Intermediate

Trail

0.6 mile 1.0 kilometer point to point
86% Runnable
Easy/Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 207' 63 m
Descent: -1' 0 m
High: 7,821' 2,384 m
Low: 7,614' 2,321 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 7% (4°)
Max Grade: 11% (6°)

Dogs

Off-leash
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Trail shared by Megan W

This mellow, multi-use trail is a popular way to access additional trail systems above Avon.

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Dogs must either be leashed or under voice control.

Runner Notes

A wide, fine gravel surface, with no shade.

Description

The user friendliness of this trail is apparent from the start; there is a comfy bench, trash receptacles, and a dog waste station all within the first few feet of the trail entrance. Run along the west bank of the creek, soon leaving the neighborhood behind. The trail is wide and smooth, covered with a fine gravel to make travel easy. The consistent and gradual grade is not taxing although there is no shade to be had on this route. As you continue along through the canyon, views of the dry foothills open up to north and glimpses of the ski resorts peep through to the south.

Soon, pass the junction of the Wild West Ridge Trail with it's many tight switchbacks snaking up the hill. The valley broadens and the June Creek Trail ends after a series of barrier boulders block motorized access from the June Creek Road beyond.

This is a multi-use trail so expect to share with mountain bikers, hikers, and dogs.

Flora & Fauna

Sage, pinyon, cedar, scrub. Some drought-tolerant wildflowers.

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  3.0 from 1 vote

#8

in Avon

#20868

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#8

in Avon

#1,943

in Colorado

#20,868

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Nearly at the top of the June Creek Trail, looking north.
Sep 9, 2015 near Edwards, CO
Arrowhead ski area in the distance.
Sep 9, 2015 near Edwards, CO
Views down-valley
Sep 9, 2015 near Edwards, CO
The climb up is tough, but the views are good!
Sep 9, 2015 near Edwards, CO
Gentle grades and smooth surface make the June Creek Trail a popular choice
Sep 9, 2015 near Edwards, CO

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