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Bear Creek Trail

 3.9 (8)

Length


5.9 Miles 9.5 Kilometers


388' 118 m

Ascent

-1,260' -384 m

Descent

5%

Avg Grade (3°)

14%

Max Grade (8°)

7,423' 2,262 m

High

6,551' 1,997 m

Low

Shared By Taylor Simmons

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A hike mostly through pine forest with plenty of shade from the sun and plenty of tree for the birds.

Taylor Simmons

Dogs Leashed

Features Birding · River/Creek · Wildlife

Description

Start at end of the trail; Lair O' the Bear from the North Access or start from the Pence Park parking lot from the south side. Either start begins with ascent, as the highest point of the Bear Creek Trail is about half way between. As this is not a loop trail, expect 12 miles total. The trail is almost exclusively singletrack with very few rocks. There are a few short rocky sections near the apex, but these shouldn't slow you down.

There is a short out-and-back detour about 3 miles in that takes you up to a vantage point with a birdseye view of Evergreen and Mt. Evans in the distance; I highly recommend this detour as it's the only view of the mountains you'll get.

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Aug 8, 2018
Thomas Testa
Aug 1, 2018
Tracey Ziniel
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Mar 31, 2018
Katie Edwards
Mar 10, 2018
Donald Campbell
Oct 24, 2017
Kellie McKinzie
Jul 9, 2017
David Hamernick
Apr 28, 2017
Pat McNeil
Oct 27, 2016
Andy Knowles

Trail Ratings

  3.9 from 8 votes

#1

in Pence Park

#5847

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  3.9 from 8 votes
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in Pence Park

#558

in Colorado

#5,847

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