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Border Line Trail

Intermediate
 4.3 (4)

An awesome, well maintained singletrack with aspen groves, great views, stream crossings, and switchbacks.


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Map Key

2.4

Miles

3.9

KM

Point to Point

9,395' 2,864 m

High

9,018' 2,749 m

Low

525' 160 m

Up

395' 120 m

Down

7%

Avg Grade (4°)

19%

Max Grade (11°)

Dogs Leashed

Features River/Creek · Views

Park is open every day, and hours vary by season. $7 entry fee for day use.

Description

This trail is possibly the most fun trail in Staunton State Park. From the 4-way intersection, continue up a steep set of switchbacks and climb for a total of 1.2 miles. This section runs past the base of cool rock features and is some of the more technical trail in the park. At the top of the climb, there is a small side-trail that leads to Staunton Rock Overlook which offers good views of the main park. From the overlook, the trail continues downhill until it terminates at the intersection with Old Mill Trail and Mason Creek Trail. Before this intersection the flora becomes more lush, and you'll cross a few small creeks and pass an old, partially standing mill.

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Chris Fa

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  4.3 from 4 votes

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Photos

The beautiful view from the Staunton Rocks Overlook, before you begin descending the Border Line Trail
Sep 9, 2018 near Pine, CO
The bunk house at the site of the old timber mill
Sep 9, 2018 near Pine, CO
These ruins are all that's left of the sawmill at the junction of the Old Mill, Mason Creek, and Borderline Trails.
May 24, 2017 near Pine, CO

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Apr 27, 2018
Erin Andersen
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