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greenBlue South Rim Trail

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1.8 mile 3.0 kilometer point to point
Singletrack
Easy/Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 356' 109 m
Descent: -403' -123 m
High: 6,525' 1,989 m
Low: 6,180' 1,884 m

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Avg Grade: 8% (4°)
Max Grade: 18% (10°)

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A longer extension of the Willow Creek Trail, offering a continuation of views and tougher terrain.

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The South Rim Trail is a great extension of the Willow Creek Trail, but is a bit more strenuous! You'll continue to enjoy the beautiful views of sandstone fins from the Willow Creek Trail, but you'll also get a bit more elevation gain and some views of the open prairie.

This trail can be accessed from two points on the Willow Creek Trail, and either will provide you with a pleasant outing. Starting from the western intersection, you'll get your climbing out of the way in a slightly steeper, but shorter section of trail, allowing for a more gentle descent. No matter which way you travel, take your time admiring the geologic features in the park, and the lovely views afforded along the way. Once you've returned to the Willow Creek Trail, head back to your vehicle, or explore other trails in the area.

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Jun 9, 2019
Mike Sanders
Apr 14, 2019
Chad Haven
Willow and south rim. Nice easy trail. Bit muddy and snowy still
Jan 5, 2019
Michelle Williams
With the widow creek trail loop. Very nice, but a bit snowy. 3.1mi
Dec 30, 2018
Tracey Ziniel
Nov 4, 2018
Chris Hale
Apr 4, 2018
Shelby Hood
Feb 23, 2018
Annie Swindell
1.8mi
Nov 11, 2017
Erin Andersen

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  4.3 from 12 votes

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#317

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