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Mitchell Creek Canyon Trail


Mitchell Creek Canyon Trails Map (PDF)

Mitchell Creek Canyon Trail Elev. Profile (PDF)

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

Other Link Trail Conditions Map


  1. Difficult Trail
  2. Dogs allowed with leash
  3. Hiking
  4. Moderate Trail
  5. Native Surface Trail
  6. Parking
  7. Single Track Trail
General Information
Length: 1.5 miles
Open Space acreage: 10 acres
: Moderate to difficult
Surface: Native surface, single track
Parking: Gateway Mesa Open Space or access through the existing Mitchell Creek Trail System in the Founders neighborhood

Beginning at the northernmost section of the existing trail, near Founders Village, the 1.5-mile, soft-surface trail travels north along Mitchell Gulch Creek. The two-foot-wide trail then follows the rim of the canyon to Chuck’s Loop at Gateway Mesa Open Space.

Visitors can travel through four habitat types in 1.5 miles:
  • Canyon
  • Riparian
  • Ponderosa forest
  • Open grassland

Mountain bikes and horses are not allowed on the trail.