Dakota Ridge and Red Rocks Trail Loop

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Dakota Ridge and Red Rocks Trail Loop is a 5.7 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Morrison, CO that offers scenic views and is rated as difficult. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

5.7 miles 866 feet Loop
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Dakota Ridge Trail is a 6.5 mile loop trail located near Lakewood, Colorado that offers scenic views. It is possible to link to Matthew Winters/Red Rocks trails to create a longer loop. The trail is primarily used for hiking and is accessible year-round.

Tonya Holliday
10 days ago

12 Completed0 Reviews

Dennis Ferdinand
18 days ago

9 Completed0 Reviews

James Kueber
22 days ago

1 Completed0 Reviews

James Kueber
22 days ago

1 Completed0 Reviews

James Kueber
22 days ago

1 Completed0 Reviews

James Kueber
22 days ago

1 Completed0 Reviews

April Ivey
23 days ago

2 Completed0 Reviews

Favorite trail! I do it quite often. Watch out for bikers, everyone is usually very cautious & polite! Stunning views

Erin Kressner
28 days ago

5 Completed0 Reviews

It was a nice day hike with the dog. Great view! Just be courteous to the mountain bikers. Can go down by the dinosaur tracks as well.

ReBecca FreeBurn
1 month ago

2 Completed0 Reviews

Samantha McCormick
1 month ago

3 Completed0 Reviews

A lot of people on trail, one section muddy/icy in early March.

Grace W.
1 month ago

Janae Newman
1 month ago

9 Completed0 Reviews

Gorgeous. Love the rocky terrain in areas.

German Lacaci
2 months ago

20 Completed16 Reviews

Benjamin Gonifas
4 months ago

4 Completed2 Reviews

James Rooks
5 months ago

1 Completed1 Reviews

Colby Andrews
6 months ago

6 Completed1 Reviews

It was pretty difficult, very technical Dakota ridge, but very fun down hill on the red rocks trail. Pretty sweet trail would definitely do it again.

Albert Salinas
8 months ago

5 Completed1 Reviews

Only road the red rocks section. Later in the day 5:30 or so. Weather was great. Technical downhill, but very tight single track. Wanted to unleash my rottie to keep him from getting in the way, but I was concerned over other hikers. People on the trail were very polite and courteous. Rattle snake was spotted on rocks. Good hiking trail, not so much for free riding. Awesome views. Samson loved the short downhill we did get a chance to crush!

Jason Goudy
9 months ago

2 Completed1 Reviews

Did this trail and it was very nice. One caution is that I came across a 4 ft Rattle Snake sunning on the path and There was Sticker brush on both sides of me I had no where to go. I had to back track and go around him. Besides that I was a great hike and great trail.

Eric Singleton
9 months ago

6 Completed4 Reviews

Stacy Ann
9 months ago

15 Completed3 Reviews

We ended up on the road and never lost traffic noise. :(