Willow Creek Trail

Douglas County, Colorado

Elevation Gain421ft
Trailhead Elevation6,080ft
Elevation Min/Max6080/6228ft
Elevation Start/End6080/6080ft

Willow Creek Trail

Willow Creek Trail is a hiking trail in Douglas County, Colorado. It is 1.2 miles long and begins at 6,080 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is two miles with a total elevation gain of 421 feet. The Roxborough State Park Visitors Center public building is near the trailhead. There are also parkings, an information map, restroom, and picnic sites. Along the trail there are information guideposts.

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Afoot & Afield: Denver, Boulder, Fort Collins, and Rocky Mountain National Park (Wilderness Press)
Alan Apt and Kay Turnbaugh
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"Roxborough State Park is a great red rock display. The Willow Creek Trail is essentially a connector trail to the South Rim Trail but can be used as a pleasant almost flat loop alone if you prefer. It provides good views of some of the rock formations. More ambitious and interesting, the South Rim Trail features a sweeping switchback that climbs 300 feet to an overlook with a bench. You’ll experience the 260-million-year-old Morrison Era rocks with their characteristic blue-green algae tinge." Read more

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Trail Information

Douglas County
Nearby City
Roxborough State Park
Local Contacts
Roxborough State Park
Local Maps

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Dec 2018