1.5 miles
Distance
58 ft
Climb
-125 ft
Descent
00:11:24
Avg time

Plateau Trail Details

Plateau Trail meanders through grassland on the Cypress plateau, and aspen and lodgepole pine forests. This dirt trail has a few roots and flowy sections on it and is the connector that joins Horseshoe Canyon Trail, Beaver Creek Trail, Mitchell Creek Trail and Mystery Trail.

When coming from Horseshoe Canyon Trail toward Beaver Creek Trail, it is fast, fun and flowy; when coming from Mystery Trail towards Beaver Creek Trail, it requires quit a bit of spinning up to Ferguson Hill Road, which is the last thing you want after climbing Mystery Trail, but the reward is well worth it.

This trail does run right by the Tom Trott Forestry Museum, which may be worth a stop to check out if you never have. Admission is free; it's simply an outdoor self-guided tour.

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More Stats for Plateau Trail mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -67 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,709 ft
  • Altitude max
    4,780 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,776 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,709 ft
  • Grade
    -0.829%
  • Grade max
    -15.568%
  • Grade min
    6.665%
  • Distance climb
    2,718 ft
  • Distance down
    3,485 ft
  • Distance flat
    1,853 ft
  • Avg time
    00:11:24
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Mile High Tri 2015 Bike Route race
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