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Easy 6.5-mile gravel grind.


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6.5

Miles

10.5

KM

Doubletrack

5,800' 1,768 m

High

5,489' 1,673 m

Low

368' 112 m

Up

58' 18 m

Down

1%

Avg Grade (1°)

6%

Max Grade (4°)

Dogs No Dogs

E-Bikes Not Allowed

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Need to Know

Land Manager(s):
South Platte Ranger District, Pike National Forest
fs.usda.gov/detail/psicc/ab…

Denver Water Board
denverwater.org/recreation/…

Please note that E-bikes are not allowed on any non-motorized trails situated on National Forest System Lands.
E-bikes are only allowed on motorized routes as displayed on the local motor vehicle use map; found here:
fs.usda.gov/detail/psicc/ma…

Description

Riding along the South Platte River on a gravel road in a canyon along waterfalls and bighorn sheep.

Contacts

Shared By:

Michael-James Johnson with improvements by s platte

Trail Ratings

  4.2 from 18 votes

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Photos

Crossing the South Platte River.
Jul 9, 2019 near Roxboro…, CO
Strontia Springs Dam - Waterton Canyon
Jul 2, 2015 near Roxboro…, CO
Waterton dam overtopping.
Sep 18, 2019 near Roxboro…, CO
Gentle climb up Waterton Canyon.
Jun 25, 2017 near Roxboro…, CO
Riding from Waterton Canyon Trailhead to Strontia Springs Dam on a snowy day
Jan 15, 2021 near Roxboro…, CO
Gravel grinding up Waterton Canyon
Jan 12, 2021 near Roxboro…, CO

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