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Swallow Trail

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Trail

0.8 mile 1.3 kilometer point to point
Easy

Elevation

Ascent: 0' 0 m
Descent: -102' -31 m
High: 5,972' 1,820 m
Low: 5,871' 1,789 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 2% (1°)
Max Grade: 6% (3°)

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Trail shared by Derek Griffiths

A pedestrian-only trail at South Valley Park.

Derek Griffiths

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.

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Mar 12, 2019
Carolyn Jungels
Feb 22, 2019
Anne-Isabelle Jungels
Feb 5, 2019
S Thurston
Jul 11, 2018
Leah Rawdon
May 15, 2018
Brian K
Nov 24, 2017
Denise Lynch
Jun 9, 2017
Dave Bolen

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  4.0 from 8 votes

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Trail Rankings

#679

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#7,690

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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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