Apex Park Enchanted Forest Trail

MODERATE 412 reviews
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Apex Park Enchanted Forest Trail is a 7.5 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Golden, Colorado that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from April until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
7.5 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
1732 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dogs on leash

birding

hiking

mountain biking

nature trips

snowshoeing

trail running

walking

cross country skiing

horseback riding

forest

river

views

wild flowers

wildlife

rocky

This is a beautiful and popular trail in the Golden, CO area. Be sure to read the sign and map at the trail head because the trail is on an alternating use schedule to accommodate the large number of hikers and bikers. The trail is part of an excellent network of trails in the Apex Park.

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Beautiful. Definitely doing it on a weekday next time.

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mountain biking
8 days ago

tight switchbacks on mountain bike. nice climb.

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trail running
16 days ago

Great place to trail run. Lots of trails/options to choose from. It is better to go early in the morning before it gets crowded with hikers and mountain bikers.