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Bugling Elk Trail

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1.1 Miles 1.7 Kilometers


94%

Runnable

225' 69 m

Ascent

-69' -21 m

Descent

5%

Avg Grade (3°)

15%

Max Grade (8°)

9,094' 2,772 m

High

8,870' 2,703 m

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Shared By Chris Fa

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A scenic connector trail/fire road between Staunton Ranch Trail and Twin Elk Lake.

Chris Fa

Dogs Leashed

Features Birding · Lake · River/Creek · Wildflowers

Park is open every day, and hours vary by season. $7 entry fee for day use

Description

This wide fire road climbs gently from Twin Elk Lake and becomes gradually steeper until the summit at .84 miles. The road follows a small stream that feeds Twin Elk Lake, and there is a very beautiful meadow at the .5 mile mark. Despite the relatively unremarkable, featureless trail, the scenery is very good. The trail continues downhill into a four way intersection.This downhill section becomes more rutted, featured, wooded, and narrow but is quite fun.

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