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green Grazing Elk Trail

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Trail

3.1 mile 5.0 kilometer point to point
Singletrack
Easy

Elevation

Ascent: 267' 81 m
Descent: -221' -67 m
High: 6,100' 1,859 m
Low: 5,836' 1,779 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 3% (2°)
Max Grade: 7% (4°)

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Trail shared by Ryan Hickman

Easy trail with scenic views of the Ken Caryl valley.

Ryan Hickman

E-Bikes Allowed

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A seasonal closure around the Grazing Elk Trail allows elk and mule deer critical access to the range. Please help wildlife by respecting these closures.

Description

This is an easy trail for beginners that connects the Deer Creek Canyon trail system to other South Valley trails.

Views of the Dakota and Lyons hogbacks as well as red sandstone formations make the ride enjoyable.

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May 12, 2019
Cari Schnepp
fun ride with the family for Mother's Day
May 11, 2019
Daylene York
3.1mi
Apr 24, 2019
Rebecca Nunziato
Apr 23, 2019
MTB Newbie
All good. Tiny soft spot on the trail going up to switchback
Dec 1, 2018
Hollie Duncan
524 ft elevation gain 3.8mi
Jul 3, 2018
MTB Bliss
Jun 2, 2018
Lee W.
The climb from South Valley border a green/blue. North portion of trail is blocked and appears to be closed. There is no signage indicating so. 3.5mi — 0h 30m
Oct 21, 2017
Mike Vander Ploeg
Parked at south end of Coyote Song trail. Part of grazing elk trail was closed. 1.5mi

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  2.7 from 12 votes

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