Swan Mountain Rec Path

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  3.0 from 2 votes
greenBlue  Easy/Intermediate from 2 votes
Rank: #12 in the Southern Summit County area
#1,011 in CO, #8,655 Overall
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Jul 13 Green - Dry
Trail in the area near Keystone,
“Another scenic, easy section of paved path for beginners or anyone wanting a leisurely ride.”
Nick Wilder on Sep 6, 2013
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3.86.1 milesKilometers 551’168 m Ascent 9,508’2,898 m High 3% Avg Grade (2°)
Paved Path Type -89’-27 m Descent 9,034’2,754 m Low 12% Max Grade (7°)
From the large parking area (with restroom) just off Highway 6, this path winds through Summit Cove before breaking out into meadow and pine forests as it climbs to Sapphire Overlook.

There is a half mile pedestrian-only trail around the overlook that is highly recommended.

Soon after the overlook, the separated trail ends and to continue in this direction, you'll need to ride next to Swan Mountain Road for a couple miles until it hits highway 9. It's separated from the road, but not as scenic as other parts.
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  3.0 from 2 votes
A nice mellow and scenic cruise on the bike path (Keystone, CO)