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Swallow Trail

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 3.9 (15)

A pedestrian-only trail at South Valley Park.


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Map Key

0.8

Miles

1.3

KM

Point to Point

5,972' 1,820 m

High

5,871' 1,789 m

Low

0' 0 m

Up

102' 31 m

Down

2%

Avg Grade (1°)

6%

Max Grade (3°)

Dogs Leashed

Features Birding · Fall Colors · Lake · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Foot traffic only. No mountain bike or equestrian access.

Description

This is a smooth trail at South Valley Park, connecting the Grazing Elk Trail and the Coyote Song Trail. There are great views of the front range and the lake at South Valley Park.

You can make a great loop using the Coyote Song Trail and the Grazing Elk Trail Loop.

Flora & Fauna

Numerous wildflowers can be seen in the summer, but make sure to keep an eye out for rattlesnakes and coyote.

Contacts

Shared By:

Derek Griffiths

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  3.9 from 15 votes

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Photos

A beautiful view of the front range.
Oct 27, 2015 near Ken Caryl, CO
Lockheed Martin Facility visible from the trail
Oct 8, 2017 near Ken Caryl, CO

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Dec 27, 2021
Gina G
Dec 24, 2021
Thomas Harrington
1.6mi
Nov 28, 2020
Matt Culpepper
Back end of Coyote Song Trl loop 0.8mi
Oct 19, 2020
Rachel Pierstorff
0.8mi
Aug 2, 2020
Scott H
Feb 1, 2020
Rachel Pierstorff
0.8mi
Jan 26, 2020
Ann Zweig
Jan 5, 2020
Alicia Wyatt