GeoBiking CO_DN SC Trail Description

SAND CREEK Sand Creek Trail
Trail Network Overview Follows Sand Creek Drainage upstream from Platte confluence to end near E Colfax 
Key SC Connects to: Airport Blvd 56th Trail Also Known As:
  Arsenal Perimeter Trail
Waypoints 19   N Field Stapleton Trails
    N Tollgate Cr Trail
  Platte River N Trail
  Highline Canal E CO_DS
Website http://www.sandcreekgreenway.org/ Modified 2 connections to NFS trails
5/13/12
Distance Statistics
Cycle Computer TrackLog Route   Round Trip
14.2 12.4
Elevation Statistics
Start End Min Max Gain Ascent Descent Grade
5,122 5,444 5,111 5,444 322 542 1
Type Regional Drainage Rating Easy almost flat
Codes FEpd
Surfaces Concrete, packed Dirt/gravel, detour in middle closed at night.
Notes Some Dirt sections with mild ruts & others with horse hoof imprints
Track Color Map Color Track Starts @ Track Ends @
Dark Red Dark Red Platte River confluence (SC-prn) E Colfax Ave @ Highline Canal E Tr (SC-hce)
Waypoint Longitude Latitude Comment Altitude Waypoint Type Long Description / note
PRN-64 39 48.741 -104 57.538 Nearest Parking 5,122 Waypoint 64th & York, nearest parking
Not in Route
SC-prn 39 48.835  -104 57.148 PRN Tr Confluence 5,154 Bike Trail S of Sand Cr Trail
SC-vp 39 47.820 -104 55.845 Vasquez Park 5,174 Park Vasquez Park
SC-ccw 39 47.486 -104 54.736 CC Wetlands Pk 5,202 Park Commerce City Wetlands Park
SC-wth 39 47.467 -104 55.012 Wetlands TH 5,209 Parking Area Wetlands Trailhead 52nd E of Ivy
SC-ccw See Above   Resume Tr at Bridge
SC-trs 39 46.966 -104 54.208 Trail Restarts 5,242 Bike Trail Trail resumes
SC-apt 39 46.775 -104 54.121 CNS/APT Tr 5,224 Bike Trail Commerce NS Tr goes N over Sand Cr
SC-nfsw 39 46.257 -104 53.140 NFS Tr W 5,265 Bike Trail W junction of N Field Stapleton Tr
SC-swg 39 46.193 -104 53.082 W Gate Staple 5,266 Waypoint Stapleton Development W gate
Open sunrise-sunset
SC-nfse 39 46.110 -104 42.652 NFS Tr E 5,279 Bike Trail E junction of N Field Stapleton Tr
SC-w27 39 45.788 -104 51.957 270 turn CW 5,281 Waypoint Turn 270 degrees CW to cross Havana
SC-bln 39 45.510 -104 51.438 Bluff Lake Nat C 5,331 Scenic Area Bluff Lake Nature Center
Porta-Potty, no bikes on trails
SC-ntw 39 45.382 -104 50.753 NT W Go NE 5,329 Bike Trail N Tollgate W junction - Go NE
SC-dew 39 45.442 -104 50.686 Dead End ,7W 5,319 Bike Trail Trail dead ends .7 mile W
SC-fbr 39 45.414 -104 50.148 NT E Bridge 5,323 Bridge Bridge to Fitzimmons
NTG E junction
SC-mnt 39 45.045 -104 48.183 Morrison Nat Tr 5,387 Bike Trail Short trail N to center
SC-mnc 39 45.198 -104 48.058 Morrison Nat Cen 5,383 Scenic Area Morrison Nature Center
SC-mnt See Above Return from spur - Head SE
SC-a56 39 44.892 -104 47.414 A56 Tr 5,408 Bike Trail Airport56 Tr
SC-eot 39 44.401 -104 46.769 Colfax Eot 5,454 Bike Trail End of Trail
SC-hce 39 44.416  -104 47.376 Highline Canal E 5,444 Bike Trail Highline Canal E trail