Barney Ford Trail
This hike actually follows three trails: Carter Park, Moonstone, and Barney Ford. The majority of the hike is on the Barney Ford Trail, which was built along old mining trails and ditches past mine ruins and plenty of glory holes. Except for the first grunt uphill on the Carter Park Trail, the hike through coniferous forest is fairly gentle. You can hike this trail as an out-and-back, point-to-point, or bus shuttle. The Barney Ford story is a fascinating account of a slave who believed he would become free and rich. His dreams turned to reality as he became a prominent Colorado citizen.
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Trail Statistics & Information
|Elevation Gain||780 ft|
|Duration||2 to 3 hours|
|Season||Best from June to October|
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