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Silver Creek Trail

Intermediate
 4.0 (10)

A ridge/ledge run on Saxon Mountain which you may have all to yourself.


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4.5

Miles

7.3

KM

99%

Runnable

9,036' 2,754 m

High

8,588' 2,618 m

Low

495' 151 m

Up

64' 19 m

Down

2%

Avg Grade (1°)

6%

Max Grade (4°)

Dogs Off-leash

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Runner Notes

The trailhead can be hard to find. Follow the instructions above (it does look like someone's driveway at first).

Description

To get there: Take Main to Saxon Mountain Road, and follow this to the last house and enter what appears to be a driveway. This is the start of the trailhead.

The trail: This is an easy, scenic trail with constant views. The route provides a view of Alvarado Cemetery graveyard and the remains of the Silver Creek Town site. It is all singletrack and see very light use so you may have the trail all to yourself.

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Shared By:

Kevin Gravina

Trail Ratings

  4.0 from 10 votes

#3

in Georgetown

#8257

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Trail Rankings

#3

in Georgetown

#687

in Colorado

#8,257

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Photos

Silver Creek Trail above I70
Jun 24, 2020 near Georgetown, CO
Looking north towards the Empire exit off I-70
Jul 17, 2019 near Georgetown, CO
Trail looking SW towards Easter Seal Camp at Empire exit off I-70
Jul 17, 2019 near Georgetown, CO
Silver Creek Wagon Trail
Jul 17, 2019 near Georgetown, CO
Looking back Southwest
Jul 17, 2019 near Georgetown, CO
Solid trail looking North East but exposure is constant
Jul 17, 2019 near Georgetown, CO

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Jun 30, 2020
Taylor "TBro" Brown
Started in Lawson. Ran up Silver City Road Jeep trail and caught up with Silver Creek Trail. 922 feet of gain. 7mi — 1h 16m
May 5, 2020
A W
Perfect conditions, almost zero snow. One other person on trail. Chillll 7.5mi — 1h 15m
Nov 10, 2018
Stephanie Butzer
Nobody on the trails. Little bit of snow. 2.5mi
Jun 18, 2018
Miles Fletcher
Out and back. Very fun singletrack. Could connect with roads to run to Idaho Springs. 9mi