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Gold Creek Flume Trail

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0.7 Miles 1.2 Kilometers


92%

Runnable

105' 32 m

Ascent

-82' -25 m

Descent

5%

Avg Grade (3°)

31%

Max Grade (17°)

277' 84 m

High

232' 71 m

Low

Shared By Aaron Ferguson

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An easy run atop a wooden flume with treetop and mountain views.

Aaron Ferguson

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Features Fall Colors · River/Creek · Views · Waterfall · Wildlife

Runner Notes

Can be slippery when wet.

Description

This is an easy run atop an historic wooden flume installed in the 1890s as part of Juneau's first hydroelectric power plant along Gold Creek. The surface is pressure-treated lumber two to six boards across. Views include treetop, waterfall, and mountain. The Flume Trail connects Basin Road to the Highlands neighborhood and provides access to the Cope Park Trail.

Flora & Fauna

Spruce, hemlock, alder, cottonwood, and willow trees. Porcupines, squirrels, and black bears. Views of mountain goats on cliffs above.

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#8837

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in Juneau

#109

in Alaska

#8,837

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