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Spruce Creek Trail

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Length

3.4 Miles 5.5 Kilometers

88%

Runnable

Elevation

1,009' 308 m

Ascent

-219' -67 m

Descent

7%

Avg Grade (4°)

19%

Max Grade (11°)

10,073' 3,070 m

High

9,067' 2,764 m

Low

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A scenic trail through pine forest along Spruce Creek.

Craig Daugherty

Overview

Features: River/Creek — Views — Wildlife [Add/Remove]

Runner Notes [Suggest Changes]

This trail is generally pretty dry in the summer, but wear aggressively lugged shoes in shoulder seasons.

Description [Suggest Changes]

A steep, but mostly manageable trail. It is a bit rocky and tends to have quite a few downed trees in the spring (as do many trails in this area), until trail crews have cleared them out. I usually run with a folding saw this time of year to clean up what I can.

You can run this trail in winter as well, especially if there has not been a significant snowfall recently. It sees a lot of ski and snowshoe traffic to pack it down.

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