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Bard Creek Trail #83

 3 votes

Length

11.4 Miles 18.4 Kilometers


Elevation

3,337' 1,017 m

Ascent

-1,780' -543 m

Descent

8%

Avg Grade (5°)

43%

Max Grade (23°)

12,009' 3,660 m

High

9,613' 2,930 m

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A rolling trail providing numerous photo ops from Empire, CO to Watrous Gulch Trail #95.

Tom Robson

Overview

Features: Fall Colors — River/Creek — Views — Wildflowers
Dogs: Leashed

Description

Following the mountain ridge north of Georgetown, views of the town, as well as the Continental Divide, are numerous. Traveling through fields of wildflowers, groves of aspen trees and passing several abandoned mines, Bard Creek Trail offers countless photo opportunities.

The last mile joins with the Watrous Gulch Trail and takes you to Interstate 70.

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Jun 16, 2017
charles watkins

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  3.3 from 3 votes

#3

in Georgetown

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in Georgetown

#1,257

in Colorado

#12,967

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Jeff Williams
Golden, Colorado
Jeff Williams   Golden, Colorado
The road leading up to this trail is not suited for 2 wheel drive. Even some 4 wheel will have difficulty. I parked about 2 miles down the road in a pull off. This trail is not heavily used and I found the route finding challenging even with a gps, there are stretches where the trail is not obvious. I was not able to find the trail down from the saddle at bard peak and looked around quite a bit. Jun 24, 2017

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