Fairmount Trail

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  • The City of Golden offers an extensive and interconnected trail system of 24 miles, providing diversity in both types of trail experience and destinations. Regional Trail connections provide a link to neighboring communities and open space.

    Download the Golden Parks, Trails and Open Space Map (pdf) for a full map of all the parks and trails within and surrounding Golden, or access the Golden Trailhead Google Map.

    Fairmount Trail

    The Fairmount Trail is located along the east side of North Table Mountain near Golden. The north trailhead is located on 64th Parkway adjacent to the entrance of the Arvada Reservoir and Long Lake Park. The south end of the trail can be accessed from Easley Road between Ridge Road and 48th Place. Parking at this location is limited. Access to the south end of the trail is also available at Tony Grampsas Park. The Fairmount Trail System is located on an irrigation ditch right-of-way and passes through developed residential areas. The trail system is about three miles in length.

    Directions

    Access to the south end of the trail is available at Tony Grampsas Park, 4471 Salvia Street.

    Parking

    Parking is limited, parking lot available at Tony Grampsas Park.

    Difficulty

    The trail is moderate.

    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
    Horse Access: Yes

    Please visit www.co.jefferson.co.us/openspace for information on regional trails outside Golden City limits.