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Quick Facts

Greenman Trail

Beginning Elevation: 6,980 Feet (2175.8 Meters) Ranger Trail
Difficulty: Moderate
Elevation Gain, One-way: 1,194 Feet (372.2 Meters)
Ending Elevation: 8,144 Feet (2538.7 Meters) Summit Green Mountain
Handicapped Accessible: No
Length, One-way: 1.4 Miles (2.33 Kilometers)
Other Maps: City of Boulder Open Space and Mountain Parks: Trails in the Boulder Valley
Usage: Heavy Please stay on the trail to avoid further impact.
USGS Map: Eldorado Springs Quadrangle 7.5 Minute Series
Vehicle Accessibility: Passenger Vehicle




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General Description

The Greenman Trail connects the Saddle Rock Trail to the Ranger Trail
Copyright: Amy Pyle - Interactive Outdoors, Inc.
The Greenman Trail connects the Saddle Rock Trail to the Ranger Trail
The Greenman Trail, marked as the E.M. Greenman Trail on the Trails in the Boulder Valley Map, leads 1.4 miles south from the Ranger Trail to the summit of Green Mountain. The trail is 1.4 miles long and gains 1,194 feet in elevation. It is rated as moderate by the Boulder Mountain Park Rangers. This trail may be used in conjunction with several other trails to create loops within the Mountain Parks.

Directions from Highway 36: Gregory Canyon Trailhead Access: Take the Baseline Road exit and travel west toward the mountains. Follow Baseline Road 1.5 miles passed the entrance for Chautaugua Park to the Gregory Canyon Trailhead. Turn left into the parking lot on a dirt road. A parking fee is charged at this trailhead for vehicles not registered in Boulder County or not displaying a Boulder Resident Permit. (Permits can be obtained at the trailhead or at the Chautaugua Park Rangers Cottage.) From the Gregory Canyon Trailhead follow the Gregory Canyon Trail to the Ranger Trail. The Ranger Trail will lead to the Greenman Trail.

Directions from Flagstaff Mountain Road: From Highway 36 take the Baseline Road exit and travel west toward the mountains. Follow Baseline Road 1.5 miles passed the entrance for Chautaugua Park and following Flagstaff Mountain Road to the right. The road ascends Flagstaff Mountain with many switchbacks and sharp turns. Continue on Flagstaff Mountain Road approximately 3.4 miles to the Flagstaff Summit Road. Turn left, away from the summit road, and park in the area provided. Follow signs to the Green Mountain Lodge. At the trail intersection with Gregory Canyon Trail take the right fork of that leads to the Ranger Trail. Follow the Ranger Trail to the Greenman Trail.



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Difficulty: Moderate
Number of People Encountered: 11-25 ppl
Recommend to a Friend: Highly
Report: Traversed with 8 & 12 yr old 31Dec99. South faces have slippery snow pack making down hill portions trickier than normal when below freezing has been the weather as of late. Beautiful views.



Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Hiking & Walking Greenman Trail
Yes
ICON Bird Identification Greenman Trail
Yes
ICON Wildflower Identification Greenman Trail
Yes
ICON Plant Identification Greenman Trail
Yes
ICON Snowshoeing Greenman Trail - snow may accumulate during winter months
Yes
ICON Viewing Scenery Greenman Trail
Yes



Related Activities
Saddle Rock Trail - The Saddle Rock Trail begins at the Gregory Canyon Trailhead and leads 1.3 miles southwestward to the Greenman Trail.



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