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Eldorado Canyon Trail

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Length


3.1 Miles 5.0 Kilometers


1,057' 322 m

Ascent

-735' -224 m

Descent

11%

Avg Grade (6°)

44%

Max Grade (24°)

7,087' 2,160 m

High

6,128' 1,868 m

Low

Shared By Ben Carver

Conditions


All Clear 31 days ago
Snowy, Mostly Dry - Some patches of snow and slush in shady areas. More frequent in the back half to the Walker Ranch turn. History

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A scenic and fairly easy climb ending at South Boulder Creek and Walker Ranch.

Ben Carver

Dogs Leashed

Features River/Creek · Views

There is an $8.00 vehicle fee to enter the park.

Description

This trail starts at Eldorado Canyon State Park. Drive to the visitor's center and hike north from there.

The trail climbs steadily through several switchbacks. After an hour or so it will flatten out and then descend to South Boulder Creek. From there, you can join the Walker Ranch trail. Watch out for bikes at the trail junction.

Eldorado Canyon is very popular with hikers and rock climbers. It will be crowded on weekends. Get there early to avoid the crowds.

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Check-Ins

Jan 20, 2019
Kim Chrislip
With Jer & Sam. Snowy and slushy in shady sections. 5.1mi
Dec 30, 2018
Helene Gaglioti
Dec 16, 2018
Adrianna Carey
6.2mi
Nov 20, 2018
Mike Amolsch
Nov 20, 2018
Joe Martinez
Mixed Snow mud slush and ice Awesome river 8mi round trip 8.2mi
Nov 3, 2018
Ryan Wadge
Jul 29, 2018
Randy Cantu
Jul 29, 2018
JT Alexa

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  3.7 from 26 votes

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