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
#780 in CO, #6,325 Overall
Views: 1,175. Last 30 days: 27
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°)
16:17 average time for 6.6 miles. Details

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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A life-changing 485 mile ride on the Colorado Trail from Denver to Durango.
near Columbine Valley, CO
4.0 (4)
A nice short lollipop ride with great front range views and fun rock features...
near The Pinery, CO
4.0 (5)
The perfect downhill alternative to the traditional Waterton Canyon dirt road...
near Castle Rock, CO

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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)
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The climb out. (Larkspur, CO)