Green Mountain Trail

Lakewood, Colorado 80228

Distance6.4mi
Elevation Gain214ft
Trailhead Elevation6,142ft
Top6,194ft
Elevation Min/Max6142/6194ft
Elevation Start/End6142/6142ft

Green Mountain Trail

Green Mountain Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Lakewood, Colorado. It is 6.4 miles long and begins at 6,142 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.7 miles with a total elevation gain of 214 feet. The Green Mountain Trailhead, Rooney Road Trailhead, Rooney Road Trailhead, and Green Mountain Trailhead parkings are near the trailhead. There are also restrooms. This trail connects with the following: North Access, Hayden Trail, Rooney Trail, Rooney Valley Connector Trail, Summit Loop Trail, Rooney Valley, Box O' Rox Trail and C-470 Trail.

Green Mountain Trail Professional Reviews and Guides

"This loop can be run either clockwise or counterclockwise; the clockwise direction is described here. From the parking lot, begin by following the Green Mountain Trail west as it rolls along the southern edge of Green Mountain. After a short bit, the trail crosses the Hayden Trail (mile 0.4) as it continues to roll west through open grassland, providing exceptional views of the Dakota Hogback extending north-south along the foothills."

Green Mountain Trail Reviews

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5/9/2004
Green Mountain is gives a good workout with some fun single track and a screaming decent from the top on a dirt road. Not very techincal so good for beginners.
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5/9/2003
Green Mountain is an average to good trail that is fit for both running and mountain biking. It boasts a killer climb (if you do the trail system in reverse) to start and is varied throughout. Switchbacks, singletrack, loose rock and good scenery are what Green Mountain is all about. Don't forget that it has virtually year-round access and close proximity to I70 for those that live out of area. Overall it is really a solid workout and fun ride.
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4/30/2003
Green Mountain is a good ride. You get a pretty good workout if you can find one of the harder uphill climbs. You get a great view of Denver too. It's not to technical, just have to watch the rocks. I just ride Green Mountain for some exercise, not a challenge.
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10/10/2002
While Green Mountain certainly doesn''t host the best singletrack in the Denver area, the mountain is the best all-around off-road bike area in the Front Range. The relentless, small-chainring climb up the fire road will get you -- and keep you -- in shape; there are numerous high-speed, off-camber turns to challenge your technical skills; the wide-open (read: nearly tree-free) terrain is perfect for night rides, assuming, of course, you have a decent bike-light system; and Green Mountain is only about 10 miles from downtown Denver.
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Trail Information

Lakewood
Nearby City
Dog-friendly, Kid-friendly
Accessibility
Easy to Moderate
Skill Level
Hiking, Mountain Biking
Additional Use
Local Contacts
USGS Morrison
Local Maps

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Nov 2018