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Colorado's premier paved trail with access to many JeffCO Open Space parks and beyond.


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Miles

0.9

KM

Point to Point

5,827' 1,776 m

High

5,777' 1,761 m

Low

52' 16 m

Up

2' 1 m

Down

2%

Avg Grade (1°)

5%

Max Grade (3°)

Dogs Leashed

Family Friendly Beautiful paved trail along the river.

Need to Know

Be prepared to encounter many hikers, runners, dog walkers, cyclists, climbers, paddlers and fishermen who all use this trail access everything that the Colorado outdoors has to offer.

Description

This scenic paved trail begins in beautiful Golden, Colorado and follows Clear Creek Canyon and beyond.

The Peaks to Plains Trail will be a 65-mile trail that will one day connect the town of Golden to the headwaters of Clear Creek up at Loveland Pass. Once completed, it will connect multiple counties and seven cities, with a total elevation gain of more than one mile. This project will take many years to complete.

This easternmost section of the Peak to Plains Trail (AKA P2P) is located in Clear Creek County Park which is part of Jefferson County Open Space. This JCOS park is now the Crown Jewel of their system, the parking areas, restrooms and trails were completed in late summer of 2021 with no expense or attention to detail spared.

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Robb Green

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#750

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The flume on a winter day after snowfall
Dec 30, 2022 near Golden, CO
Nice winter day after snowfall.
Dec 30, 2022 near Golden, CO

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May 9, 2022
Nicole Wagner
Nice trail to bring out of towners 2.5mi
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