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A smooth and mellow paved path that runs east-west from Golden into Wheat Ridge and Arvada.


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Map Key

19.9

Miles

32.0

KM

Point to Point

5,727' 1,746 m

High

5,106' 1,556 m

Low

80' 24 m

Up

677' 206 m

Down

1%

Avg Grade (0°)

5%

Max Grade (3°)

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Features Birding · Fall Colors · Lake · River/Creek · Spring · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

ADA Accessible There are parking lots at major avenue crossings. The C.C. Trail is paved throughout and the grades are easy. Watch out for fast bicycles. The only grade too steep is at Harlan St.

Need to Know

Several bathrooms and porta-potties along the way.

Description

A well-maintained trail that runs from Golden into Denver.

Flora & Fauna

Snakes, rabbits, squirrels, birds, coyotes, deer, etc.

Shared By:

James Hitch with improvements by Sam Bunge

Trail Ratings

  4.0 from 2 votes

#2

in Golden

#12816

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  4.0 from 2 votes
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Trail Rankings

#2

in Golden

#1,152

in Colorado

#12,816

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Beautiful shaded trails. Bike and pedestrian paths are separated by the creek.
Apr 8, 2017 near Wheat R…, CO
Hike after rain
Aug 2, 2023 near Wheat R…, CO
Lake birds nesting
May 12, 2018 near Applewood, CO

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Oct 24, 2020
Mike Williams
7.2mi — 3h 18m
Apr 6, 2020
Kylie Swanson
1h 45m
Sep 28, 2019
Fabian M Amancha
Sep 21, 2019
Keith Fretz
Aug 25, 2019
Luke Farlow
4h 19m
Dec 1, 2017
Ryan Harvey
biked 21.1mi — 3h 00m
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