Dakota Ridge and Red Rocks Trail 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.

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Stacy Ann (977)

15 Completed3 Reviews

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

Zach Boyd (803)

39 Completed5 Reviews

Excellent jaunt about. The ridge is quite a decent climb and lends views to historic Red Rocks amphitheater, views of c470 and Denver atop the ridge along with good views of the hogback.

Rachel Beason (165)

6 Completed2 Reviews

Emily Moore (54)

1 Completed2 Reviews


Emily Moore (54)

1 Completed2 Reviews

Garrett Larson (639)

28 Completed26 Reviews

Erik Malvaes (39)

1 Completed1 Reviews

It was great. Amazing hike. Bikers were so friendly and shared the trail.

Christina Buckley (102)

2 Completed2 Reviews

Really pretty trail and great to take your kids too. Not crazy crowded but certainly a frequented trail. I am really excited to take my best friend from California out to this trail next weekend for her first Colorado Hike.

Sen Subramaniam (184)

29 Completed5 Reviews

Moderate hike in Golden, CO. The views are great along the way and the trail is close to the Dinosaur ridge

Danny James (191)

2 Completed2 Reviews

It's not a bad hike by any stretch.

Hiked dec 2014, athletic hikers, walked the eastern part of this, out and back.

Mostly eastern facing views, just north of red rocks. A nice walk in the foothills, though nothing spectacular for views or anything like that. Easy and close to denver.

Good for an easy walk, most people would be capable of this, only a couple steep grades.