Green Mountain – Lakewood

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10+ Miles

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1,200+ ft.

Highest Elevation



This large mountain park is the nearest mountain to Denver and offers a good variety of terrain and trail options.

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Green Mountain – Lakewood Walkthrough

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How to Run Green Mountain – Lakewood

The 360°VR photos above start at the Rooney Road Trailhead. This park may close if trails are muddy. Green Mountain Loop Trail: This trail circumnavigates the park, often staying near lower elevations.

Fire Road: Accessed from the Rooney Road Trailhead, this .9 mile road gains steeply and is buffered out, making for a quick way to get lots of gain in your day by doing repeats.

Rooney Valley Trail: A very swtichbacky trail that bisects the park in a East/West fashion.

Box O Rox Trail: A flowy, rocky, but plenty runnable descent (or ascent) from the top. The lower half of the trail is newly constructed (2017) and utilizes a variety of natural features to maintain the flow. A fave to bomb down.

The Summit Loop is exactly that – approximately a 1.5mi loop around the summit of Green Mountain. Good flowy singular single track.

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