Travois Trail

Consensus:    (details)
  4.2 from 6 votes
blue  Intermediate from 4 votes
Rank: #1 in the Centennial Cone Park area
#226 in CO, #2,245 Overall
Views: 1,890. Last 30 days: 45
Mar 14 Red - Snowy or muddy for a majority of the trail
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°)
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.
1:40 average time for 8.6 miles. Details

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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PHOTOS of Travois Trail
  4.4 from 5 votes
Running from the storm, we later got hammered (Golden, CO)
  4.0 from 2 votes
Clear Creek (and your car, probably) WAAAY down there. (Golden, CO)
  4.0 from 1 vote
Nice views! (Golden, CO)
  3.0 from 3 votes
Wildflowers in bloom all along the trail (Golden, CO)
  3.0 from 1 vote
Near the high point of the ride, and a great place for a break. (Golden, CO)
  3.0 from 1 vote
Fast descending down the best part of the Travois Trail (Golden, CO)
  3.0 from 1 vote
Did I mention the smooth, flowy singletrack yet? (Golden, CO)
  3.0 from 1 vote
Yep, more smooth, fast, flowy trail with amazing scenery. This ride kee... (Idaho Springs, CO)
  3.0 from 1 vote
A short technical section that beginners may want to walk down. Clear C... (Golden, CO)
  2.7 from 3 votes
Nice smooth climb with great views! (Golden, CO)
  2.0 from 1 vote
The easy beginning of the Travois Trail (Golden, CO)