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Davidson Mesa Loop

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3.2 mile 5.1 kilometer loop
100% Runnable
Easy

Elevation

Ascent: 62' 19 m
Descent: -62' -19 m
High: 5,669' 1,728 m
Low: 5,608' 1,709 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 1% (0°)
Max Grade: 3% (2°)

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

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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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Jan 22, 2020
Elizabeth Stapleton
Aug 14, 2019
Levi Perigo
Aug 1, 2018
Daylene York
3.1mi
Mar 13, 2018
Zach Minard
3.4mi
May 1, 2017
Nathan Rilla
Good trail with amazing views. 4 stars for scenery, open space, wide groomed trail, a little too popular, and no shade.
May 26, 2016
Kaylee M

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  3.9 from 8 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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