Centennial Cone Park

4.14 out of 5
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↑ 4,300 ft
↓ 3,300 ft
elevation (ft)

Trail Description
About this trail
This Jefferson County Open Space Park is only about 10 miles from Idaho Springs.The remains of many ranches and homesteds are scatterd across this Open Space Park. When completed the main loop will be about 13 miles. The single track takes you high up on the ridges above Clear Creek and offers incredible views. This is a wonderful ride!! The singletrack is smooth, the switchbacks are rideable. The climbs are easy and not all at once.From the parking lot take Travois Trail 8.7 miles to the north parking lot . Follow doubletrack to the left back to your car.

Centennial Cone has an alternating schedule for weekend use: BIKES = EVEN days Hikers = Odd days There are no restrictions on weekdays.
added by lostcauseDoubletrack July 19, 2006
Trail Features
Trail features
  • Lift Service
  • Drinking Water
  •   Night Riding
  • Pump Track
  • Restrooms
  • Winter Fat Biking
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Reviews (58)

June 29, 2015
Review: Great loop. We drove up to the lot on the loop vs starting at the bottom by Clear Creek.

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August 30, 2014
Review: Go clockwise-better be in shape because it's going to kick your a..s. 80% uphill which is a great workout. Fantastic views. Anytime

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August 16, 2014
Review: High quality trail with great views. A good ride for an intermediate or adventurous beginner a few technical sections and some water-barred switchbacks. Features several challenging climbs, providing a pretty tough workout for someone of average fitness.

Similar Trail: North Table Mountian

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July 18, 2014
Review: For someone in moderately decent shape like myself, I was hating life several points on this trail.

The initial climb was soul sucking to me, and I was joyous once it was over.

There were some pretty decent descents, but they weren't really interesting. For me, this trail just wasn't worth all the climbing.

Some really nice meadow views, though. I took a fantastic picture of my bike as well at the top.

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June 14, 2014
Review: This is a wonderful trail! Full of gorgeous views of Clear Creek. I rode this trail Counter Clockwise and there was more downhill then climbing for sure. The Elevation gain/loss seems about right if you go counterclockwise. There is days that only hikers are allowed and vice versa so plan a little. Its a solid ride and there aren't many rocks although there is this one section that is pretty technical and fun. They rest is gorgeous views and flowy single track. Its a must if you live in the front range.

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June 4, 2014
Review: This ride had a lot of climbing, but it was a fun moderate ride.

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May 28, 2014
Review: Great views, in a natural setting

Some long climbs, though all rideable

- Not a lot of trail variety
- Only one main loop
- Reasonable number of hikers on weekdays

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May 1, 2014
Review: Rode this trail the first year it opened and never went back. They might as well have paved it for how non technical it was. If I want smooth and flat I'll go for a road ride.

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April 8, 2014
Review: Fun trail. Not super technical, so this is a good one to bring the significant other along.

Similar Trail: Betasso

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April 6, 2014
Review: Awesome views! Some big climbs. Overall good area to ride.

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Centennial Cone Park MTB Trail 4.14 out of 5 based on 58 ratings. 58 user reviews.
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