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Genesee Mountain Trail

 3.2 (6)

Length


3.7 Miles 6.0 Kilometers


445' 136 m

Ascent

-449' -137 m

Descent

5%

Avg Grade (3°)

17%

Max Grade (9°)

8,100' 2,469 m

High

7,673' 2,339 m

Low

Shared By Brian Huber

Conditions


Minor Issues 23 days ago
Part of trail closed passed bison enclosure History

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A gently rolling trail around Genesee Mountain offering views of Colorado’s Front Range.

Brian Huber

Dogs Leashed

Features Views · Wildlife

Family Friendly Kids and adults alike will enjoy the American bison herd that roams the enclosure alongside parts of the trail.

The trail crosses Genesee Mountain Road within the first mile. Take caution when hiking with small children.

Description

Genesee Mountain Trail can be navigated in either direction, but heading south will give you the benefit of better views and a gentler elevation profile. Follow the easy-to-navigate trail as it passes by the trailheads for American Bison Trail and Genesee Summit Trail before joining up with Genesee Drive, a wide dirt road running along the perimeter of the bison enclosure. After a little more than a mile, the road will lead back to singletrack hiking as you circle around the north side of Genesee Mountain to the parking area.

Flora & Fauna

Most of the trail runs through tall, gorgeous pine trees. If luck's on your side, you'll get up-close views of the American bison herd owned and managed by Denver Mountain Parks.

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Check-Ins

May 17, 2018
Wes and Rachel P
Mar 3, 2018
Lauren H.
3.8mi
Feb 25, 2018
Tyler Kanaval
included the summit trail
Feb 17, 2018
Brian Huber
Quick solo hike. 3.5mi
Nov 9, 2017
Denise Lynch
Oct 22, 2017
Kellie McKinzie
Oct 18, 2017
Kellie McKinzie
Sep 12, 2017
Lisa L

Trail Ratings

  3.2 from 6 votes

#5

in Genesee Park

#13737

Overall
  3.2 from 6 votes
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#5

in Genesee Park

#1,316

in Colorado

#13,737

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655 Since Aug 17, 2017
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