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  • Snow Groomed
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  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
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  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
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  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

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  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Boardwalk Boardwalk
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      Nature lovers and groups enjoy environmental diversity on several hiking trails ranging from mild to moderate. The trails range from .5 to 4 miles and can be combined for longer journeys. The winding Cherry Creek flowing along the canyon floor provides wonderful rest stops. ​Pets, on a leash, are welcome on most trails, except the new East Canyon Preservation Area trail.

      The natural amphitheater and the Bridge Canyon Overlook gazebo perched on the edge of the canyon are unique places for weddings or other outdoor ceremonies. Casual groups and families enjoy the picnic areas at both entrances. Remnants of geologic and local history combine when the then Castlewood Dam burst in 1933, sending a 15-foot-high wave of water into Denver. Ruins of the original ill-fated dam and the historic homestead still exist for hikers to see.
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      Disclaimer:
      No Camping
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      Region Details
      17 hike trails

      Region Status
      Open as of Dec 26, 2020

      Hike Stats

      State Ranking
      #4,687
      Trails (view details)
      17
      Trails Mountain Bike
      3
      Trails E-Bike
      3
      Trails Hike
      17
      Trails Trail Running
      17
      Trails Horse
      3
      Total Distance
      12 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      5 miles
      Total Descent
      1,483 ft
      Total Vertical
      486 ft
      Reports
      1
      Ridden Counter
      113

      Recent Trail Reports

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      Cherry Creek (Concrete)
      Dec 26, 2020 @ 11:08am
      Dec 26, 2020
      Drygcm1221Mountain Bike

      Activity Feed

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      user #2057315gcm1221addreportCherry Creek (Concrete)
      Dec 26, 2020 @ 4:10pm
      Dec 26, 2020
      user #1341890mogulmanriddentrailEast Canyon Loop and 1 more
      Oct 11, 2020 @ 11:50am
      Oct 11, 2020
      user #788625toddaddtrailCherry Creek (Concrete) and 23 more
      May 20, 2020 @ 5:53am
      May 20, 2020

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      namedistance
      Hidden Mesa 4 1 35.2 km
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      Memmen Ridge Open Space 15.5 km
      Bayou Gulch Bike Park 3 56.4 km
      Phillip Miller Park 2 117.5 km

      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike31 mile75 ft2,402 ft157 ft
      121
      E-Bike31 mile75 ft2,402 ft157 ft
      1
      Hike1712 miles1,483 ft5 miles486 ft
      #4,687151
      Trail Running1712 miles1,483 ft5 miles486 ft
      #4,53317
      Horse31 mile75 ft2,402 ft157 ft
      #319
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