GOLDEN HIKING

Chimney Gulch Trail

Chimney Gulch Trail

description

Chimney Gulch Trail is in the Jefferson County trail system and is connected to the Windy Saddle Trail and Park. The trail climbs to 2,000 feet in 2.5 miles from Highway 6 to the summit at Lookout Mountain Nature Center.

Directions

Chimney Gulch Trail, Golden CO 80401

Access the trail via Lookout Mountain Road west of Highway 6 and roadside parking on Highway 6 eastbound from State Highway 58.

Parking

Roadside Parking.

Difficulty

The trail is moderate to advanced and passes through grass prairie and pine forest, crossing streams at several places.

Wildlife

The Front Range of Colorado touches three distinct ecosystems – grassland prairie, pinyon-ponderosa woodlands and montane – that support a rich variety of mammals, birds, amphibians and reptiles. Rabbit, hare, prairie dog, fox, coyote, badger, bobcat, mule deer, elk, black bear and mountain lion all call the Front Range their home.

Use of Trail

Bike Access: Yes

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