|Hike Distance||0.5 mile to 3 miles|
|Duration||Approx 1 to 2 hrs|
|Trail Type||Out & Back and Loop|
|Dogs||Allowed On Leash|
|Hike Trail Map||Click for a Map of South Valley Park Trails|
|Denver Drive Time||30 min|
|Driving Directions to South Valley Park Trails||Click for Google Map|
|Town Nearest Hike||Littleton, Colorado|
|Beauty||Red rock formations, meadows, elk, deer, birdwatching, great sunsets|
|Activities||Hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking|
|Video||Click For Video|
6 Trails wind through the park. The best place to start is with the South Valley Park Coyote Song Trail. It’s a an out an back trail that takes you right through the main meadow. It also connects with the Swallow Trail to form a loop, making your hike about 1.8 miles. The Lyons Back Trail takes you from the Coyote Song Trail and up over the red rock where you can hike trails developed by the Ken-Caryl Ranch foundation.
For a full list of trails, go to the Jefferson County Parks Trail Profiles for this park.
Tips & Resources for Hiking South Valley Park Trails :
- Don’t miss the Coyote Song Trail: The sunsets are wonderful and the park tends to be quiet in the evenings. The Coyote Song Trail is a great way to begin or wind down the day.
- TIP: The Parking area on our map link is the larger of the two. However, you can also begin at the south lot off of Deer Creek Canyon Road. Click here for directions. This gives you a closer connection to the Elk Grazing Trail (seasonal) area and Deer Creek Canyon Park.
- TIP: The red rock calls to be climbed, but climbing is prohibited in this park.
- South Valley Park Trail Map: Trail Map Link
- Colorado Road Conditions: Colorado Road Conditions
- After the Hike: Atlas Coffee in Littleton
Map & Driving Directions
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