Travois Trail

Consensus:    (details)
  4.3 from 7 votes
blue  Intermediate from 5 votes
Rank: #1 in the Centennial Cone Park area
#191 in CO, #2,199 Overall
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Condition Details | Update
Jun 6 Green - Mostly Dry
Trail in the area near Golden,
“Awesome singletrack - smooth, flowy, with beautiful descents and moderate climbs”
Nick Wilder on Nov 10, 2012
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8.613.8 milesKilometers 1,208’368 m Ascent 7,735’2,358 m High 6% Avg Grade (3°)
Singletrack Type -1,470’-448 m Descent 7,035’2,144 m Low 15% Max Grade (8°)
Restrictions
On weekends, closed to bikes on ODD numbered days. So it is open to bike on all weekdays, and EVEN numbered weekend days. The area is completely closed December and January.
Overview
1:40 average time for 8.6 miles. Details

Description
A beautifully built trail high above Clear Creek Canyon. Makes a good out and back ride, or better as part of the Centennial Cone loop Ride.

This is a good example of modern, sustainable mountain bike trail building.
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COMMENTS
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PHOTOS of Travois Trail
  4.1 from 7 votes
Running from the storm, we later got hammered (Golden, CO)
  3.7 from 3 votes
View from the top of the Travois Trail. (Golden, CO)
  3.3 from 3 votes
Clear Creek (and your car, probably) WAAAY down there. (Golden, CO)
  3.0 from 2 votes
Did I mention the smooth, flowy singletrack yet? (Golden, CO)
  3.0 from 2 votes
Nice views! (Golden, CO)
  3.0 from 1 vote
Yep, more smooth, fast, flowy trail with amazing scenery. This ride kee... (Idaho Springs, CO)
  2.7 from 3 votes
Nice smooth climb with great views! (Golden, CO)
  2.5 from 4 votes
Wildflowers in bloom all along the trail (Golden, CO)
  2.5 from 2 votes
Fast descending down the best part of the Travois Trail (Golden, CO)
  2.5 from 2 votes
A short technical section that beginners may want to walk down. Clear C... (Golden, CO)
  2.5 from 2 votes
Near the high point of the ride, and a great place for a break. (Golden, CO)
  2.3 from 3 votes
Great singletrack with views. (Idaho Springs, CO)
  2.0 from 1 vote
The easy beginning of the Travois Trail (Golden, CO)