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Plymouth Creek Trail

Intermediate/Difficult
 3.9 (19)

A steep, rocky ascent through the heart of Deer Creek Canyon Park.


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Map Key

2.4

Miles

3.8

KM

Point to Point

7,128' 2,173 m

High

6,038' 1,841 m

Low

1,095' 334 m

Up

65' 20 m

Down

9%

Avg Grade (5°)

22%

Max Grade (13°)

Dogs Leashed

Features River/Creek · Views · Wildlife

Description

From the trailhead, turn left and head down the 1/2 mile of rolling terrain. At the 1/2 mile mark you'll begin the steep, rocky climb. Around 1 mile in, you'll pass the Meadowlark Trail on your right - continue heading up the hill. Around mile 1.7, you'll hit a turn off to the right. Turn right to stay on Plymouth Creek Trail (Staying straight heads up Plymouth Mountain Trail).

Flora & Fauna

Good tree cover on this trail make for a nicely shaded environment.

Contacts

Shared By:

Bryan Bishop

Trail Ratings

  3.9 from 19 votes

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  3.9 from 19 votes
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#511

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Photos

Looking back toward the city as you ascend the trial into the mountains.
May 22, 2015 near Ken Caryl, CO
A bit of a lung buster and calf burner going up.
May 25, 2015 near Ken Caryl, CO
Walking along the trail. To the right is the scenic view path, Golden Eagle.
May 31, 2015 near Ken Caryl, CO
Plymouth Creek Trail, heading downhill
Jun 30, 2015 near Ken Caryl, CO
Gorgeous view of the foothills
May 25, 2015 near Ken Caryl, CO
View of the trail against the foothills
May 25, 2015 near Ken Caryl, CO

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Jan 15, 2021
Josh M
Oct 3, 2020
Corey Johnson
Jul 31, 2020
Chad Haven
Best in late spring, early summe, late summer is hot and no water!
May 13, 2020
Chad Haven
Meadowlark to Plymouth out to red Mesa start and back down Plymouth, baby slept facing in and out, breaked on rock 5.4mi
Apr 11, 2020
Rachel Pierstorff
2 miles
Mar 16, 2020
Rachel Pierstorff
3.2mi
Feb 1, 2020
Rachel Pierstorff
1.1mi
Oct 4, 2019
Cory -