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Coyote Valley Trail

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 3.7 (6)

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

  3.7 from 6 votes

#11

in West Side

#18347

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  3.7 from 6 votes
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Trail Rankings

#11

in West Side

#1,499

in Colorado

#18,347

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Photos

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

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Jul 15, 2020
Stacey P
Jun 21, 2020
Graham Mayfield
Peaceful hike by the Colorado. We saw an elk & moose. 1.4mi — 0h 45m
Aug 15, 2019
Dusty Howard
0.7mi
Jul 18, 2019
Taylor D
Oct 27, 2018
Kayla Martinez
Aug 24, 2018
Tonya Tuntevski
Beautiful views of the mountain ranges and river. Very dry this time of year but fish were hungry for grasshoppers.
Jul 20, 2018
Scott Johnson
Morgan, Marissa, and Danielle 1.2mi
Jul 12, 2018
Matthew Strunk