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Douglas County East/West Regional Trail

 2.9 (17)

19.6 Miles 31.6 Kilometers


Doubletrack

1,858' 566 m

Ascent

-1,364' -416 m

Descent

3%

Avg Grade (2°)

17%

Max Grade (10°)

6,410' 1,954 m

High

5,541' 1,689 m

Low

Shared By Casey Shuster

Conditions


All Clear 11 days ago
Dry History

Getting forecast...

A 20-mile cross county trail with more mileage planned to be added! It also has some singletrack...

Casey Shuster

Dogs Leashed

Features eMTB allowed

The first portion can be closed from early April to late June for bird nesting between rocky heights and Cabela's.

Description

After parking near Cabela's, head up the doubletrack trail on the Mesa and follow it. After descending, cross McCarthur Ranch Road onto the singletrack and hook that up with the East/West from Rocky Heights.

From Rocky Heights, take the gentle climb to the monarch parking lot and continue under the road and follow that to Daniels Gate. Once at Daniels Gate, take the doubletrack almost to Mountain Vista High School. Take the well-marked turn-off and you'll get some great flowing singletrack that eventually turns into doubletrack with gravel down by highway 85.

If taking any of the turn-offs to some of the great other trails along the way, make sure you are prepared to show that you have highlands ranch identification or you can be kicked off of the trails.

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Aug 19, 2018
Paula C
Nice flowy trail :) 10.5mi
Aug 18, 2018
Rick Rubin
Aug 18, 2018
Danny MacRostie
Aug 15, 2018
MTB Newbie
Aug 9, 2018
Jay Loomis
probably my favorite ride ever. very scenic, nice flowing sections. perfect! 24.2mi
Jul 4, 2018
M W
hot but great day 10mi
Jun 8, 2018
Jill Harri
Jun 3, 2018
Garret Iwata

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  2.9 from 17 votes

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  2.9 from 17 votes
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Jerry Weiss
Breckenridge, CO
Jerry Weiss   Breckenridge, CO
Detour at the start at Cabela's for major construction project. Permanently closed at McCarther - no posted detour. Mar 3, 2017
Trail closure at McCarther is due to eagle nesting. Detour on McCarther to Quebec/Monarch. douglas.co.us/one-mile-sect… Mar 9, 2018

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