GeoBiking CO_DN SC Trail Description

SandCreek 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 29   N Field Stapleton Trails
    N Tollgate Cr Trail
  Platte River N Trail
  Highline Canal E CO_DS
Website http://www.sandcreekgreenway.org/ Modified Changed end to stay on dirt + detour
3/28/18
Distance Statistics
Cycle Computer TrackLog Route   Round Trip
17.3 13.8
Elevation Statistics
Start End Min Max Gain Ascent Descent Grade
5,122 5,478 5,111 5,478 356 542 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
  Construction near Bluffs Trail head 2018 detour on NFS trail
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-srth 39 46.113 -104 52.638 Smith Rd TH 5,267 Parking Area Smith Rd Trail head
SC-nfsm 39 46.110 -104 42.652 NFS Tr Emid 5,279 Bike Trail Midjunction of N Field Stapleton Tr
SC-opt 39 45.810 -104 52.118 Optional hi route 5,299 Bike Trail Optional high route option
SC-w27 39 45.788 -104 51.957 270 turn CW 5,281 Waypoint Turn 270 degrees CW to cross Havana
SC-fw 39 45.734 -104 51.734 Florence Way 5,293 Bike Trail High option end
SC-lola 39 45.575 -104 51.837 SC Detour 5,318 Bike Trail Start construction Detour
share NFS Trail off Lola St
SC-nfse 39 45.451 -104 51.403 NFS Tr E 5,352 Bike Trail End Detour
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-clfx 39 44.448 -104 46.837 Colfax Option 5,434 Bike Trail Trail goes under
optional spur to Colfax @ Airport Blvd
SC-hcew 39 44.430 -104 47.378 HCE Tr W 5,447 Bike Trail HCE Tr W juncion on spur
SC-hceln 39 44.393 -104 46.780 HCE Tr Loop N 5,419 Bike Trail Highline Canal Optional loop N
SC-hcels 39 44.323 -104 46.655 HCE Tr Loop S 5,410 Bike Trail Highline Canal Optional loop S
SC-hceo 39 44.283 -104 46.603 HCE Tr Opt 5,413 Bike Trail HCE Tr comes in from SW exits SE
End optional loop
SC-hces 39 44.177 -104 46.536 HCE Tr S 5,424 Bike Trail End HCE Trail share - continue S
Trail around Golf Course to E
SC-cca 39 43.398 -104 45.060 Coal Cr Arena 5,478 Bike Trail Coal Cr Equestrian Arena