Dawson Butte Open Space Trail

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  3.2 from 5 votes
green  Easy from 3 votes
Rank: #3 in the Castle Rock area
#792 in CO, #6,717 Overall
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May 20 Yellow - Some Mud
Trail in the area near Perry Park,
“A five mile loop through forested areas with open meadows and views of the Front Range Mountains.”
Richard Cota on Sep 5, 2013
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5.08.0 milesKilometers 398’121 m Ascent 6,841’2,085 m High 3% Avg Grade (2°)
Singletrack Type -405’-123 m Descent 6,531’1,991 m Low 9% Max Grade (5°)
Overview
16:17 average time for 6.6 miles. Details

Description
The five-mile loop trail on Dawson Butte Open Space travels through mostly forested areas with open meadows and views of the Front Range Mountains. The trail follows gently rolling terrain but near the bottom or southwest part of the trail, there's a section with a lot of sand.
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PHOTOS of Dawson Butte Open Space Trail
  2.3 from 3 votes
Path into the forest. (Larkspur, CO)
  2.3 from 3 votes
Start of ride. (Larkspur, CO)
  2.3 from 3 votes
Dawson Butte (Larkspur, CO)
  2.3 from 3 votes
The climb out. (Larkspur, CO)