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Gateway Mesa Open Space


Gateway Mesa Open Space and Trails map (PDF)

Chucks Loop at Gateway Open Space Elev. Profile (PDF)

Gateway Mesa-Founders Village 10-Mile Fitness Route (PDF)

Other Link Trail Conditions Map


  1. Dogs allowed with leash
  2. Moderate Trail
  3. Native Surface Trail
  4. Parking
  5. Portable Restroom
General Information
Length: 1.8 miles
Open Space acreage: 275 acres
Difficulty: Moderate
Surface: Native surface, single track
Parking: Parking lot on east side of
                Colorado Highway 86

On a bluff with steep, rock-capped cliffs overlooking Franktown, and the Cherry Creek Valley. The property features expansive views of the Rocky Mountains extending from Pikes Peak on the south to Longs Peak on the northwest. Beware of steep cliffs and rattlesnakes. You may also access this trail through Mitchell Creek Canyon Trail in the Founders neighborhood.

Mountain bikes and horses are not allowed on the trail.