Golden Hiking Trail-19th St/Lookout Mountain

March 31, 2017
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DESCRIPTION
19th Street west of 6th Avenue turns into Lookout Mountain Road. This is a designated bike route for approximately 2 miles. It is an extremely high use travel way for several types of recreationists including bikers, walkers, hikers, long-boarders and those traveling to the hang gliding and paragliding launch on Lookout Mountain.
DIRECTIONS
6th Ave & 19th St, Golden CO 80401
Access the trail via the intersection of 19th Street and 6th Avenue.

PARKING
A parking lot is available at Beverly Height Park on 19th Street.

DIFFICULTY
The trail is of moderate to advanced difficulty.

WILDLIFE
The Front Range of Colorado touches three distinct ecosystems – grassland prairie, pinyon-ponderosa woodlands and montane – that support a rich variety of mammals, birds, amphibians and reptiles. Rabbit, hare, prairie dog, fox, coyote, badger, bobcat, mule deer, elk, black bear and mountain lion all call the Front Range their home.
USE OF TRAIL
Bike Access: Yes
Keep bikes under control and at a safe speed.
Dogs should be leashed at all times and waste picked up.
Be respectful of residential neighborhoods and mind noise levels, especially after dark.
Clean up any trash and recyclables and place in designated bins.
Do not harass wildlife.
Keep out of native and sensitive areas, stick to designated trails.
Alcoholic beverages are prohibited per city ordinance.
MAINTENANCE
This trail is maintained by the City of Golden. We appreciate resident and visitor communication and feedback to ensure the Golden parks system remains safe and clean. To report maintenance concerns or damages, contact the Parks Department at (303) 384-8140.