Cherry Creek

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AVERAGE RATING
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3.20 out of 5
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Beginner
8
miles

Other
5,670
elevation (ft)

Out & Back
1:01
avg time
Trail Description
About this trail
Although technically, this is a bike path, there are extended sections of singletrack that dart in and out of it with some surprisingly technical spots. For maximum singletrack/pavement ratio, start just south of the Holly intersection and look for the little paths that drop off the pavement towards the river. This place can get really busy so ride friendly! For people who live in Denver, this is an awesome place to go after work and hone your skills and have some fun, plus you can ride it for all but three or four months of the year. I\'m rating it as a 7 with the caveat that this is the highest rating I could ever give a city ride.
added by arnolda14Trailblazer June 6, 2007
Trail Features
Trail features
  • Lift Service
  • Drinking Water
  •   Night Riding
  • Pump Track
  • Restrooms
  • Winter Fat Biking
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Reviews (10)
 

Bunny Hop

August 1, 2015
 
Review: Great Evening ride. Start near Holly, then dart off into some singletrack. Smooth riding, nothing technical. This was my first trail.

Similar Trail: Green Mountain

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Granny Gear

April 20, 2014
antonioag Granny Gear  
 
Review: The trail is very clean and also you can do a nice workout. If you like to ride in different roads this trail will be your best choice.

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World Champ


March 14, 2011
 
Review: This is the equestrian pathway that parallels the main paved trail. This is not a trail to drive to just to ride, but if you're in the aree, have your bike, and are bored...have at it. My work commute used to take me this way and on the way home I would drop off the paved trail and ride sections of this. There are some obstacles and technical sections and you can hop back onto the pavement at any time.

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Granny Gear

August 28, 2008
mrmattster Granny Gear  
 
Review: This can really be quite entertaining at night, I only saw less than 10 other people two of which were bikers. most of the time your riding on about a 6' swath of paved trail, I only pulled out the flashlight a few times. when coming to the sections where you pass under bridges, otherwise ambient lighting is nearly enough if you enjoy that sort of thrill :) also if you end your ride around the reservoir keep your eyes out for a small herd of 4 mule deer bucks.

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Poseur

August 5, 2008
MCM Poseur  
 
Review: This trail has some potential but it is terribly overgrown making visibility tough over a very large portion of this trail. This would not be an issue 99% of the time but this trail rides VERY close to some rather high ledges along the creek. Very sandy in spots and goatheads are everywhere; do not ride this trail without a pump and a patch kit.

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Granny Gear

July 15, 2008
orinocoss Granny Gear  
 
Review: Nice wide concrete bike path with minimal street crossings from Cherry Creek Mall to Cherry Creek Reservoir. The reservoir end has a long climb (for the old people reading this). I rate it high for its 'easy' category. On weekends there are speed racers but the trail is wide enough to accomodate most everyone.

Similar Trail: Waterton Canyon

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Epic


October 6, 2007
John Fisch Epic  
 
Review: I find it impossible to praise this trail in any way. No scenery, too many people, nothing technical--just plain boring. Nice place to take the kids for a dip in the reservior, though.

Similar Trail: I couldn't reccomend anythin similar.

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Trailblazer

July 27, 2007
 
Review: Sadly i have ridden the trail to far to travel for this UGHHH

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Gnarly

July 21, 2007
Lancefan Gnarly  
 
Review: The singletrack along the bike path is actually fairly enjoyable. It is a good alternative to riding the bike path.

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Trailblazer

June 11, 2007
 
Review: This middle-of-the-city ribbon of singletrack is actually quite fun, with a few fairly technical sections. Not exactly an epic ride, but a fun, convenient trail for Denver-area residents. Easy enough for kids and family, yet long enough to get in a decent workout. When I lived in Denver, I hit this trail regularly simply because it was so close.

* Review edited 6/12/2007

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Cherry Creek MTB Trail 3.20 out of 5 based on 10 ratings. 10 user reviews.
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