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Level: Advanced
Length: 5 mi (8 km)
Surface: Singletrack
Configuration: Out & Back
Elevation: +270/ -231 ft
Total: 18 riders
 

Mountain Biking Silver Creek Trail

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#566 of 1,368 mountain bike trails in Colorado
#5,937 in the world

This trail follows an old minning route that that was used to haul silver ore from Silver City To Georgetown. Although the grade is a slight incline this is a tecnical singletrack that will test your riding skills. On your bike get back on the street you drove into town on head S.W. to the 4-way intersection continue straight through the intersection cross over Clear Creek follow the street 2 or 3 blocks to Main St. a T-intersection turn left ride a short distance to a stop sign continue straight Main St turns into Saxton Mountain Road you will see the sign on the right after about another 1/4 mile you will see a sign indicating Silver Creek Trail 1/10 mile. There is no trailhead sign so look for the trail on the left at the last house just as the road starts to turn to the right. The trail takes off at the bottom of what looks like a driveway I'ts actually a road. You can see the trail if you look in the direction of the lake. The trail is about 5 miles long and ends at a 4x4 road. From here return as you came or you can connect with Dumont or Lawson by following 4x4 roads down to the frontage road and then back to Georgetown. There is also a trailhead for Silver Creek Trail just below Georgetown on the frontage road. Look for it just after you cross over Clear Creek on the right just past the driveway.

First added by lostcause on Sep 14, 2005. Last updated Apr 30, 2020. → add an update
Before you go
  • Drinking water: unknown
  • Lift service: unknown
  • Night riding: unknown
  • Pump track: unknown
  • Restrooms: unknown
  • Fat bike grooming: unknown
  • E-bikes allowed: unknown
  • Fee required: unknown
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Getting there
Take I-70 west of Denver to Georgetown exit #228 Drive under the overpases and park at the Visitors Center on the right.


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