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Meadowlark and Plymouth Creek Trail

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Deer Creek Canyon Park

Meadowlark and Plymouth Creek Trail is a 5.3 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Indian Hills, Colorado that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, trail running, and nature trips and is best used from April until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Distance: 5.3 miles Elevation Gain: 1,112 feet Route Type: Out & Back

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Loved this trail! Not too hard but a good workout. Beautiful wildflowers and tons of butterflies along the trail.

The elevation kicked my butt, but the views were amazing!

Shady for late hikes

Lots of wildflowers right now

hiking
1 month ago

Nice trail that you can knock out pretty quickly. Not too strenuous. Doesn’t over too many great views and it got pretty busy even at 8 am.

hiking
rocky
1 month ago

hiking
icy
snow
4 months ago

hiking
muddy
snow
5 months ago

Icy in the valley. Recommend trekking poles.

June Saturday mid morning... hike Kinda hot and a little crowded but beautiful as usual

Fri May 03 2019

beautiful trail! some parts were a little technical if you were trail running

running
Fri May 03 2019

there were parts of the trail that were a little technical but it was a very beautiful, well kept trail. highly recommend to everyone

hiking
muddy
Wed May 01 2019

hiking
Sat Apr 06 2019

We were very pleased with this trail. The trailhead was easy to get to, and there was plenty of parking. We took Meadowlark to the Plymouth Creek Trail, but didn’t go any farther because the Plymouth Creek Trail was still snow/ice covered. People were hiking on it without spikes and doing ok. We just didn’t think it was worth slipping all over. RT ended up being 3.39 miles according to MapMyWalk. The views are beautiful!

hiking
Sun Sep 23 2018

I got this trail done while I did Meadowlark Plymouth Creek and Plymouth Mountain Trail Loop

hiking
Wed Jul 18 2018

I would say this trail is a little more moderate than easy for some, as you do encounter some steep rocky inclines. Overall a good trail!

Sun Jul 01 2018

fun easy hike!

hiking
Fri Feb 09 2018

Great trail! Easy and well kept. Just want to tell anyone who wanted to go right now (Feb 8th 2017) It is a little muddy, so be ready for it! :)

hiking
Fri Jun 02 2017

Did this trail with just the Missus. Beautiful scenery and loads of humming birds at the beginning. It was a Friday morning so there weren't too many folks on the trails. We came back via the Plymouth trail so there were a few bikes on the trail but the riders were very courteous. It's a great hike and I can imagine it can be busy during the weekends. Looking forward to coming back with the rest of the family or doing the longer trails with the Boy Scout Troop.

hiking
Sun Mar 19 2017

Nice hike! A bit icy/muddy at the time, but a steady climb with decent views the entire time and no bikers to worry about

walking
Sun Feb 12 2017

Easy trail that hugs the mountainside. Somewhat muddy.

backpacking
5 days ago

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