Rim Rock

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  3.8 from 6 votes
green  Easy from 4 votes
Rank: #1 in the North Table Mountain area
#314 in CO, #2,574 Overall
Views: 540. Last 30 days: 19
Jul 3 Red - Closed until August 1
Trail in the area near Golden,
“A newer addition to North Table Mountain provides a fast non-technical downhill option.”
Chuck McQuade on Apr 5, 2013
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1.72.7 milesKilometers 90’27 m Ascent 6,541’1,994 m High 3% Avg Grade (2°)
Singletrack Type -220’-67 m Descent 6,347’1,935 m Low 9% Max Grade (5°)
CLOSURE: Critical Bird Nesting Closure March 1 - July 31.
When it's not closed the Rim Rock trail provides a perfect extension to the North Table Mountain Loop. A rather flat approach leads to the northern rim of the mesa before looping back to the Mesa Top Trail via a fast and non-technical downhill section. After crossing a bridge you come to the Mesa Top Trail junction and head back west.

Here you will repeat a very short section (0.2 miles) of the Mesa Top Trail before joining the Tilting Mesa Trail.
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  2.7 from 3 votes
Views back to the Front Range foothills from Rim Rock (Golden, CO)