Apex Trail

Historically a wagon road for prospectors heading west, the natural surface multiple use Apex Trail rises from the outskirts of Golden, CO to the top of Lookout Mountain. Recent directional restrictions apply for bicycling, see park signage.

photo:  Photo by Xnatedawgx, wiki commons.

Length: 3.30 miles
Loop Trail? No
Type: Greenway
Allowed Uses: Bicycling (off pavement)
Dogs - On leash
Equestrian - Riding
Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running
Snow - Snowshoeing
Agency: City, Town, or County
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No

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Location: Near Golden in Apex Park, joins Heritage Square Center to the top of Lookout Mountain.
State(s): Colorado
Counties: Jefferson
Longitude: -105.20968
Latitude: 39.7162

Driving Directions

Main trailhead is located in Golden, Colorado on the northeast corner of the Heritage Square parking lot (US Highway 40 and at County Road 93).

Description

Historically a wagon road for prospectors heading west, the natural surface multiple use Apex Trail rises from the outskirts of Golden, CO to the top of Lookout Mountain. Recent directional restrictions apply for bicycling, see park signage.

Additional Details

Primary Surface: Soil, Compacted
Secondary Surface: Crushed Rock
Gravel
Rock, boulders
Rock, smooth
Soil, compacted

Elevation Low Point: Not Available
Elevation High Point: Not Available
Elevation Gain (cumulative): Not Available

Year Designated:
1978

Contact Information

For more information and current conditions, contact the trail manager (listed below). For questions, suggestions, and corrections to information listed on the website, contact American Trails.

Trail Management:
Kim Frederick
Trail Services Supervisor
Jefferson County Open Space Program
700 Jefferson County Parkway
Suite 100
Golden , CO 80401
(303) 271-5925
http://openspace.jeffco.us

Information Contact:
Thea Rock
Manager of Public Information
Jefferson County Open Space, Colorado
700 Jefferson County Parkway
Suite 100
Golden, , CO 80401
(303) 271-5925
http://openspace.jeffco.us

 

Photos

 Photo by Xnatedawgx, wiki commons.

Photo by Xnatedawgx, wiki commons.

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