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Mile High Loop

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3.2 mile 5.1 kilometer point to point
100% Runnable
Easy

Elevation

Ascent: 68' 21 m
Descent: -68' -21 m
High: 5,303' 1,616 m
Low: 5,255' 1,602 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 1% (0°)
Max Grade: 3% (2°)

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Trail shared by Kristen Arendt

A great loop of Denver's City Park.

Kristen Arendt

Features Lake · Views

Runner Notes

A busy, multi-use trail. On nice summer days, this trail can be a bit over-crowded.

Description

This trail is a great way to explore Denver's City Park. Starting at the parking lot on the west end of Ferril Lake by the City Park Pavilion, you'll start off running past the Denver Zoo and toward the Denver Museum of Nature and Science. On nice days, you may see or hear some of the animals from the zoo.

Continue across the open fields and toward Colorado Blvd before turning south and heading along the southern edge of City Park. Run along the south side of Ferril Lake and enjoy the shaded sections through the trees.

After the roundabout at Thatcher Fountain, turn north and head along the edge of the park that parallels York Street until you reach 23rd Ave. Here the trail loops back by the tennis courts and another parking lot to head back to the starting point by Duck Lake.

Flora & Fauna

Canadian geese and a variety of ducks on the lakes.

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Nov 11, 2018
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Trail Ratings

  3.5 from 6 votes

#1

in City Park

#17889

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  3.5 from 6 votes
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#1

in City Park

#1,447

in Colorado

#17,889

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Photos

Denver sunset.
Feb 10, 2016 near Denver, CO
View of downtown Denver.
Jan 2, 2016 near Denver, CO
City Park with a view of downtown Denver.
Feb 10, 2016 near Denver, CO
Stand of trees in City Park.
Feb 11, 2016 near Denver, CO
A beautiful view of downtown Denver!
Dec 18, 2015 near Denver, CO

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