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blueBlack Golden Eagle Trail

  4.4 ( 8 ) Favorite

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9.2 mile 14.8 kilometer loop
Intermediate/Difficult

Elevation

Ascent: 2,095' 639 m
Descent: -2,094' -638 m
High: 2,152' 656 m
Low: 730' 223 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 9% (5°)
Max Grade: 25% (14°)

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A gorgeous trail that is fun for the experienced hiker and a great challenge for a novice.

Stephen Hazlett

Features Fall Colors · River/Creek · Views · Waterfall · Wildflowers

Overview

A very fun gradual downhill. There is a steep climb up the ridge over some awesome boulders. There are many stream crossings with a few small waterfalls.

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There are several parking areas as well as campsites located across the road from the trailhead.

Description

This hike has a little bit of everything. Stream crossings, elevation, vistas, small waterfalls, easy-to-see orange trail blazes, a ridge climb up to some large boulders, tight singletrack, smooth downhill, and good gradual uphills as well as a few steep climbs. There is camping at the bottom, as well as a few spots to camp right off the trail. Plus the Rail to Trails system is located nearby if you want to add on some mileage to your hike.

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Jun 29, 2019
Jeremiah B
Mar 8, 2019
Kevin McNulty
Take note there is a 0.4 mile trail spur to get from the road to this trail. Add that to the round trip mileage. 9.2mi — 5h 00m
Nov 18, 2018
Stacy Foster
Hiked to Raven's Horn and back
Sep 16, 2018
Quartz Dren
Jun 10, 2018
Christopher Maines
10mi
May 20, 2018
Mirek Wierzbicki
9.3mi — 3h 50m

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  4.4 from 8 votes

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