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Waldrop Trail (#814)

Intermediate
 4.0 (5)

A forest trail that heads through/around several boggy areas in the St. Vrain river drainage


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Map Key

2.2

Miles

3.6

KM

96%

Runnable

10,225' 3,117 m

High

10,059' 3,066 m

Low

107' 33 m

Up

263' 80 m

Down

3%

Avg Grade (2°)

14%

Max Grade (8°)

Dogs Leashed

Features River/Creek · Wildlife

Runner Notes

Mostly great footing with a few areas where runners will want to pay attention to their foot placement.

Description

This shorter, gently rolling trail connects the South Sourdough (#835) and the parking area at Brainard lake to the South Saint Vrain Trail (#909). Due to the beautiful old-growth pine forests, trail users will be heavily shaded throughout, and will get a sense of peaceful isolation. The lush area is quite enjoyable, especially in a state typically characterized by dry weather vegetation.

Flora & Fauna

Deep pine forest, dominated by lodgepole pine.

Contacts

Shared By:

John Scalese

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Snowshoeing Waldrop Trail
Dec 5, 2019 near Nederland, CO
Alternative route vs taking the road when parking at the Brainard Gateway parking lot.
Nov 7, 2016 near Nederland, CO

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Oct 26, 2015
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