Travois Trail—Centennial Cone Park

Golden, Colorado 80402

Travois Trail—Centennial Cone Park

Travois Trail—Centennial Cone Park Professional Guide

Detailed Trail Description from our Guidebook

"Enjoy this upside-down hike across grassland and knolls to an overlook into Clear Creek Canyon. The trail loses elevation to the overlook, with one climb up to a rocky outlook on the way.

Aptly named, Centennial Cone has long been a landmark on the way to hunting grounds and mining camps. Native Americans held celebrations here, and later ranchers grazed their cattle during winter. Je?erson County now preserves and manages the land for elk habitat and human recreation."

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Trail Information

Golden
Nearby City
7
Distance
710 feet
Elevation Gain
Out-and-back
Trail Type
Moderate
Skill Level
2.75 to 3.5 hours
Duration
Best April through November. Elk Range Trail is closed seasonally (typically Feb through mid-June) for elk calving.
Season
Jefferson County Open Space, 700 Jefferson County Parkway, Golden; 303-271-5925; jeffco.us/open-space
Local Contacts
USGS Evergreen, Ralston Buttes; National Geographic Trails Illustrated 100 Boulder/Golden
Local Maps

Activity Feed

Dec 2018