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Genesee Mountain Trail

Intermediate
 3.2 (17)

A gently rolling trail around Genesee Mountain offering views of Colorado’s Front Range.


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3.7

Miles

6.0

KM

94%

Runnable

8,100' 2,469 m

High

7,673' 2,339 m

Low

445' 136 m

Up

449' 137 m

Down

5%

Avg Grade (3°)

17%

Max Grade (9°)

Dogs Leashed

Features Views · Wildlife

The trail crosses Genesee Mountain Road within the first mile. Take caution when running with small children.

Description

Genesee Mountain Trail can be navigated in either direction, but heading south will give you the benefit of better views and a gentler elevation profile. Follow the easy-to-navigate trail as it passes by the trailheads for American Bison Trail and Genesee Summit Trail before joining up with Genesee Drive, a wide dirt road running along the perimeter of the bison enclosure. After a little more than a mile, the road will lead back to singletrack running as you circle around the north side of Genesee Mountain to the parking area.

Flora & Fauna

Most of the trail runs through tall, gorgeous pine trees. If luck's on your side, you'll get up-close views of the American bison herd owned and managed by Denver Mountain Parks.

Contacts

Shared By:

Brian Huber

Trail Ratings

  3.2 from 17 votes

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in Genesee Park

#9907

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  3.2 from 17 votes
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#1

in Genesee Park

#935

in Colorado

#9,907

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The start of Genesee Mountain Trail.
Feb 17, 2018 near Genesee, CO
Genesee Mountain Trail turns back into singletrack after passing the bison preserve.
Feb 17, 2018 near Genesee, CO
Front Range peaks seen in the distance.
Feb 17, 2018 near Genesee, CO

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