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Tundra Communities Trail

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Trail

0.5 mile 0.8 kilometer point to point
Easy

Elevation

Ascent: 148' 45 m
Descent: 0' 0 m
High: 12,271' 3,740 m
Low: 12,123' 3,695 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 5% (3°)
Max Grade: 11% (6°)

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Trail shared by Brian Smith

A quick jaunt on top of the world!

Brian Smith

Features Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Family Friendly This is a short, fairly flat paved trail offering up interpretive signage and expansive views.

Description

This short, paved trail offers visitors a glimpse into the alpine tundra ecosystem similar to what one would find at much higher latitudes (Siberia, northern Canada, etc..).

Pretty lichen-covered rock formations add to this trail's allure as you stroll away from Trail Ridge Road.

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Jul 16, 2019
Uzma Wilson
Jul 10, 2019
Bruna Azevedo
Jul 7, 2019
Brandon Bell
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Jun 20, 2019
Dimitri Lw
Jun 7, 2019
Trent Caldwell
Oct 6, 2018
Sailaja Kotra-Turner
Sep 15, 2018
Surakshith Mysore
Sep 1, 2018
Lisa VdBergh

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  4.5 from 10 votes

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#345

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#4,729

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Photos

The Lava Cliffs can be seen straight from the trailhead.
Mar 31, 2017 near Estes Park, CO
Tundra Communities Trail.
Nov 10, 2015 near Estes Park, CO
Tundra Trail, Trail Ridge
Jun 17, 2015 near Estes Park, CO
Tundra Communities Trailpath
Jun 17, 2015 near Estes Park, CO
Gneiss boulders on the tundra trail
Aug 18, 2015 near Estes Park, CO
Tundra flowers on the Tundra Communities Trail.
Nov 10, 2015 near Estes Park, CO

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