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Swallow Trail

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 3.9 (12)

A pedestrian-only trail at South Valley Park.


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Map Key

0.8

Miles

1.3

KM

99%

Runnable

5,972' 1,820 m

High

5,871' 1,789 m

Low

0' 0 m

Up

102' 31 m

Down

2%

Avg Grade (1°)

6%

Max Grade (3°)

Dogs Leashed

Features Birding · Fall Colors · Lake · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Foot traffic only. No mountain bike or equestrian access.

Runner Notes

Adding the Grazing Elk Trail Loop and the Coyote Song Trail make for a great run.

Description

This is a smooth trail at South Valley Park, connecting the Grazing Elk Trail and the Coyote Song Trail. There are great views of the front range and the lake at South Valley Park.

You can make a great loop using the Coyote Song Trail and the Grazing Elk Trail Loop.

Flora & Fauna

Numerous wildflowers can be seen in the summer, but make sure to keep an eye out for rattlesnakes and coyote.

Contacts

Shared By:

Derek Griffiths

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  3.9 from 11 votes

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#759

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A beautiful view of the front range.
Oct 27, 2015 near Ken Caryl, CO
Lockheed Martin Facility visible from the trail
Oct 8, 2017 near Ken Caryl, CO

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Mar 5, 2020
Matt H
Flat buttery trail with good views of red rock formations in the valley. 6mi
Jan 23, 2020
Elizabeth Stapleton
Feb 13, 2018
Rob Carr
2.8mi