Spring Brook South Trail

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When paired with its sibling trail, Spring Brook North, Spring Brook South makes a great route with good variety of views and terrain.

From Dowdy Draw, you start Spring Brook with 0.3 miles of singletrack over to a 3-way intersection with Spring Brook North to your right, and Spring Brook South to your left.  Which way to go?  You can take the loop either direction, as both directions offer a nice climb with a twisty descent.  Since this is the Spring Brook South description, let's go right!

There's a hint of exposure, but mostly you'll be climbing in the edge of the trees with some good views down into Doudy Draw. Its a steady climb with some twisty turns to keep the gradient in check, and just enough rockiness to keep your focus up.

After you turn away from the draw, the trail levels out. You'll see the Denver water canal on your left, and before you know it you'll be at the end of this trail and the beginings of Spring Brook North.

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Spring Brook South Trail Click on image to enlarge
Spring Brook South Trail Click on image to enlarge

T: 4 A: 5 C: 6

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1.4 mi.
285 ft.


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condition set to Good

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OSMP has reopened the trail.... Actual conditions not known

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OSMP Closure - supposed to start July 9, but don't ride there July 8... it's a muddy mess

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condition set to Poor

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Just one puddle near the exposed part but overall great conditions!

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It's open, but there are a few sections of thick sticky mud

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OSMP has reopened the trail. Actual conditions not known... Please update!

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mud closure, check https://bouldercolorado.gov/osmp/temporary-closures for reopen

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trails are open, please post conditions when you ride

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