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Gold Creek Flume Trail

Easy

Trail

0.7 mile 1.2 kilometer point to point
92% Runnable
Easy

Elevation

Ascent: 105' 32 m
Descent: -82' -25 m
High: 277' 84 m
Low: 232' 71 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 5% (3°)
Max Grade: 31% (17°)

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

Aaron Ferguson

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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#7

in Juneau

#10277

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#7

in Juneau

#119

in Alaska

#10,277

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Photos

View of Mt. Jumbo from the Flume
Aug 7, 2017 near Juneau, AK
View of Wooden Flume
Aug 7, 2017 near Juneau, AK
One end of the Gold Creek Flume Trail near Evergreen Avenue.
Aug 7, 2017 near Juneau, AK

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