South Platte River Trail

Littleton, Colorado 80160

Elevation Gain116ft
Trailhead Elevation5,314ft
Elevation Min/Max5297/5314ft
Elevation Start/End5314/5314ft

South Platte River Trail

South Platte River Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Littleton, Colorado. It is 0.9 miles long and begins at 5,314 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.8 miles with a total elevation gain of 116 feet. Near the trailhead there is parking. This trail connects with the following: Big Dry Creek Trail and Platte River Trail.

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75 Classic Rides Colorado (The Mountaineers Books)
Jason Sumner
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"This dead-flat, 16.4-mile stretch of multi-use path traces the banks of the South Platte River, while delivering a sundry assault of sights and sounds that collectively exemplify the Mile High City and its suburbs—both good and bad. To see Denver in all its grandeur (and grime) head downtown, then pedal south on the Platte River Trail. The entire route is on a paved multi-use trail. Fortunately, this path includes extended stretches of pristine—and quiet—natural beauty as well." Read more

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