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Bard Creek Trail #83

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Trail

11.4 mile 18.4 kilometer point to point
Singletrack
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Elevation

Ascent: 3,337' 1,017 m
Descent: -1,780' -543 m
High: 12,009' 3,660 m
Low: 9,613' 2,930 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 8% (5°)
Max Grade: 43% (23°)

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Trail shared by Tom Robson

A rolling trail providing numerous photo ops from Empire, CO to Watrous Gulch Trail #95.

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Following the mountain ridge north of Georgetown, views of the town, as well as the Continental Divide, are numerous. Traveling through fields of wildflowers, groves of aspen trees and passing several abandoned mines, Bard Creek Trail offers countless photo opportunities.

The last mile joins with the Watrous Gulch Trail and takes you to Interstate 70.

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Family Friendly, ADA Accessible, Need to Know, Features, Electic Mountain Bikes Allowed

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Jun 14, 2019
Kris Monroe
(4x4/AWD + Good Ground Clearance required for the forest road.. FYI) If starting where MTBProject says to, the first 1.5 miles is climbing the for… 11.4mi

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#4

in Georgetown

#26861

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#4

in Georgetown

#2,462

in Colorado

#26,861

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The beginning of Bard Creek Trail
Aug 31, 2019 near Georgetown, CO

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