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Elk Range Trail

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 2.4 (11)

Easy riding dirt road with nice scenery


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3.3

Miles

5.3

KM

Doubletrack

7,917' 2,413 m

High

7,607' 2,318 m

Low

446' 136 m

Up

314' 96 m

Down

4%

Avg Grade (3°)

11%

Max Grade (6°)

Dogs Unknown

E-Bikes Allowed

Features -none-

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.

Description

Not a destination in itself (unless you're looking for a very easy beginner ride), but a pleasant dirt road portion of the larger Centennial Cone loop.

There's a small working farm halfway through this ride. Be careful of horses and cows.

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Shared By:

Nick Wilder

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  2.4 from 11 votes

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Photos

The wildflowers in full bloom in the middle of June.
Mar 10, 2016 near Idaho S…, CO
Double rainbow on Centennial Cone loop
Jul 18, 2017 near Golden, CO
The easy beginning of the Travois Trail
Nov 16, 2012 near Golden, CO
A short pass through a working farm
Nov 16, 2012 near Golden, CO
The Jeffco Trail map. Shows the 3 pertinent parking sites, Mayhem Gulch off of Hwy 6, and the Centennial Cone parking and the Camino Perdido Rd parking. The last 2 are easier start points.
Jul 29, 2017 near Golden, CO
The dirt road section (Elk Range Trail) isn't an exciting trail, but it sure is scenic.
Nov 16, 2012 near Golden, CO

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Jul 18, 2020
mike bankoff
Jul 14, 2020
Caitlin G
2mi
Jun 11, 2020
Alex Story
Trail not open til June 15th
Sep 26, 2018
David Miller
Sep 14, 2018
mike bankoff
Too hot
Jun 30, 2018
Paula C
With Julia and Sean 6.6mi
Jul 8, 2017
Alyssa Walker
Jun 24, 2017
Phil Stockman
3.3mi