Plymouth Creek Trail

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  3.4 from 7 votes
black  Difficult from 5 votes
Rank: #1 in the Deer Creek Canyon Park area
#671 in CO, #7,050 Overall
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Trail in the area near Ken Caryl,
“The main trail connecting you to the Red Mesa and Plymouth Mountain loops higher up in the park.”
Ryan Hickman on Jun 19, 2013
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2.33.8 milesKilometers 1,092’333 m Ascent 7,116’2,169 m High 9% Avg Grade (5°)
Doubletrack Type -56’-17 m Descent 6,045’1,842 m Low 22% Max Grade (13°)
This trail connects you to the upper two loops of Deer Creek Canyon Park: Red Mesa and Plymouth Mountain. It's a steep 2.3 mile climb consisting of many waterbars, roots, and rock obstacles. About halfway up you'll encounter "The Wall", an eroded series of steep rock obstacles worthy of its name.
Land Manager: Jefferson County, CO - Open Space Dept.
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PHOTOS of Plymouth Creek Trail
  3.7 from 3 votes
DH level downhill after a long, anaerobic climb! (Ken Caryl, CO)
  3.7 from 3 votes
Halfway to the top! (Ken Caryl, CO)
  3.0 from 3 votes
The dreaded "wall". This thing is a beast. No pictures can capture the s... (Ken Caryl, CO)
  2.7 from 3 votes
Junction of Meadowlark (hikers only) trail and Plymouth Creek trail. (Ken Caryl, CO)
  2.7 from 3 votes
It took a little while, but finally a smoother trail. (Ken Caryl, CO)
  2.7 from 3 votes
More rocks! (Ken Caryl, CO)
  2.3 from 3 votes
A little warmup before "The Wall" (Ken Caryl, CO)
  2.0 from 3 votes
More rocks, but not a bad climb. (Ken Caryl, CO)
  2.0 from 3 votes
One of the easier sections in the first 2 miles. (Ken Caryl, CO)
  1.7 from 3 votes
The Wall (Ken Caryl, CO)