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greenBlue Genesee Mountain Trail

Trail

3.7 mile 6.0 kilometer loop
94% Runnable
Easy/Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 445' 136 m
Descent: -449' -137 m
High: 8,100' 2,469 m
Low: 7,673' 2,339 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 5% (3°)
Max Grade: 17% (9°)

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Trail shared by Brian Huber

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

Brian Huber

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.

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Jun 13, 2019
Toko Morimoto
May 27, 2019
Michael Adkins
Apr 9, 2019
Mtn Fox
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Oct 17, 2018
Timothy Cauni
Mar 2, 2018
Jim Fricke
Jan 6, 2018
Quentin Perrot
9.5mi
Sep 6, 2017
Jerret Halter
3.6mi

Trail Ratings

  3.2 from 11 votes

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in Genesee Park

#15946

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#2

in Genesee Park

#1,398

in Colorado

#15,946

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2,037 Since Aug 17, 2017
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