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Spruce Creek Trail

Intermediate/Difficult
 3.5 (2)

A scenic trail through pine forest along Spruce Creek.


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3.4

Miles

5.5

KM

88%

Runnable

10,073' 3,070 m

High

9,067' 2,764 m

Low

1,009' 308 m

Up

219' 67 m

Down

7%

Avg Grade (4°)

19%

Max Grade (11°)

Dogs Unknown

Features River/Creek · Views · Wildlife

Runner Notes

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

Description

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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Shared By:

Craig Daugherty

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  3.5 from 2 votes

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