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Coyote Valley Trail

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 3.6 (8)

An ordinary paved path with extraordinary access to pristine nature!


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Map Key

0.7

Miles

1.2

KM

Point to Point

8,825' 2,690 m

High

8,787' 2,678 m

Low

37' 11 m

Up

42' 13 m

Down

2%

Avg Grade (1°)

6%

Max Grade (4°)

Dogs No Dogs

Features Birding · Fall Colors · River/Creek · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

ADA Accessible

Family Friendly This is a short and flat paved path that likely yields views of big game. Handicap accessible.

Description

This short paved path features two side loops - one just past the trailhead and one at the trail's terminus. The trail is wheelchair-accessible and is located off of Trail Ridge Rd., just north of Grand Lake.

This trail offers all visitors, especially those unable to travel on natural surface trails, an opportunity to experience the beauty of the Kawuneeche Valley and its abundant wildlife.

Flora & Fauna

Moose, elk, deer, a plethora of bird species and wildflowers can all be seen from Coyote Valley Trail.

Contacts

Shared By:

Brian Smith

Trail Ratings

  3.6 from 8 votes

#11

in West Side

#22265

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  3.6 from 8 votes
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Trail Rankings

#11

in West Side

#1,725

in Colorado

#22,265

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Photos

An elk grazing near Coyote Valley Trail, Rocky Mountain National Park, CO
Aug 18, 2015 near Grand Lake, CO
A young moose grazing!
Aug 18, 2015 near Grand Lake, CO

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May 10, 2022
Diana Maasdam
Very easy trail 0.7mi — 0h 20m
Sep 8, 2021
Mike Butterfield
Aug 10, 2021
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Jun 23, 2021
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0h 20m
Sep 17, 2020
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