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Davidson Mesa Loop

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 3.7 (11)

This trail highlights views of the Rocky Mountains from Davidson Mesa Open Space.


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3.2

Miles

5.1

KM

100%

Runnable

5,669' 1,728 m

High

5,608' 1,709 m

Low

62' 19 m

Up

62' 19 m

Down

1%

Avg Grade (0°)

3%

Max Grade (2°)

Dogs Leashed

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Description

The trail is easy and laid back with little to no climbing necessary for its duration. Enjoy the views as you wind around the Davidson Mesa Open Space park on this gentle trail. Additionally, there is free parking on either side of McCaslin Blvd.

If you're seeking to connect this trail with others in the area, there is an underpass beneath McCaslin Blvd, which gives foot traffic the ability to access trails on the other side.

If this loop is too long it can be shortened about half-way by a small connecting trail, the Davidson Mesa Connector.

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Shared By:

Christian Huber

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  3.7 from 11 votes

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Here we're looking eastward. The hard-packed pea-gravel surface is a pleasure to run/walk on. The entire trail looks basically like this (except that when you look west you see the awesome view!).
Apr 6, 2018 near Superior, CO
Davidson Mesa Trail
Jul 29, 2018 near Superior, CO
Choose your trail. The one on the right (closest to the dog park) takes you counterclockwise on the longest loop. Center - lollipop. To the left, not pictured, if you want to go clockwise.
Apr 6, 2018 near Louisville, CO
The trailhead sign and map, with the flatirons in the background.
Apr 6, 2018 near Louisville, CO
Looking at Boulder and the foothills from Davidson Mesa, near the access point from Rt 36.
Apr 5, 2018 near Superior, CO

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Feb 15, 2021
Daylene York
3.2mi
Jul 21, 2020
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Jul 10, 2020
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Apr 19, 2020
Matt T
Still a little mud after the snow, but mostly dry. 3.2mi
Mar 23, 2020
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Jan 22, 2020
Elizabeth Stapleton
Aug 14, 2019
Levi Perigo
Aug 1, 2018
Daylene York
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