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Rattlesnake Gulch Trail

 21 votes

2.3 Miles 3.7 Kilometers


Singletrack

934' 285 m

Ascent

-329' -100 m

Descent

7,046' 2,147 m

High

6,111' 1,863 m

Low

10%

Avg Grade (6°)

25%

Max Grade (14°)

All Clear

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A lollipop loop in Eldorado State Park.

Dana Prosser

Overview

Features: Birding — River/Creek — Views — Wildflowers — Wildlife
Dogs: Leashed

Description

Park at the Fowler trailhead within Eldorado State Park. Start down the flat Fowler Trail a couple of hundred feet, and turn right onto the Rattlesnake Gulch Trail. This amazing lollipop loop takes you past the ruins of the Crags Hotel - once a thriving area for tourists that was easily accessed on the old train. This trail has nice views of the Continental Divide (from the Continental Divide Overlook) and the walls of Eldorado Canyon State Park.

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Nov 5, 2017
Nathaniel Foster
Oct 15, 2017
Sarah McConville
2.3mi
Oct 12, 2017
Tracey Ziniel
Oct 3, 2017
Vicky Zimmerman
Drab but trail seems fairly dry
Sep 26, 2017
Xtine Zimmerman
Sep 10, 2017
Katherine Mumm
Sep 5, 2017
Becky Curtis
Sep 2, 2017
C Rey
Continental Divide Lookout is worth it. 3mi

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  4.4 from 21 votes

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Michelle Gilbreath   Colorado
Did this trail yesterday was good hike and beautiful views !!! Jul 21, 2017

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