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Maxwell Falls and Cliff Trail Loop Trail

Evergreen, CO

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This candy wrapper style loop trail, located near Evergreen, CO, will take you past 2 small water falls and Upper Maxwell Falls if you do the whole loop. This is a easy to moderate trail with only a minor elevation gain of 644 ft.

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Meyer Ranch Park
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1 Completed 0 Reviews

Great beginner trail. Dogs welcome on leash but there are those that bring dogs and don't listen to the leash regulation so beware. Uphill is fun but downhill is where you feel it in your calfs. Heavy traffic so don't expect a peaceful trail walk unless you go in the late afternoon or during the middle of the week. Went mid day (holiday) and it was busy. Later that afternoon it was very peaceful. Holidays, don't bother if you want to be away from people.

Follow the trail all the way to the top, nice views to the mountains. Carry a light rain jacket as there are parts as you climb altitude that can introduce you to drizzling rain while 10 minutes later up the mountain it's not raining and warmer or colder. The rain part may have just been the day but it was fun and interesting. Definitely recommend this trail to someone who wants to start off hiking and not sure what they are looking for. Drive up the to trail is equally beautiful!! Enjoy!

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Staunton State Park
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20 Completed 9 Reviews

Hiked part of Staunton Ranch Trail, out 1.8 miles and back. Good, easy hike thru sparse forest and rolling meadow. Trail is well-maintained. Lots of good views.

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Shadow Pines Loop
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18 Completed 14 Reviews

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Reynolds Open Space Park: Raven's Roost Oxen Draw Loop Trail
by A Hoch

27 Completed 23 Reviews

If you can't find the signs for Raven's or Elkhorn, you need to go into/past the campsites in order to start seeing signs for Elkhorn / Oxen Draw and then take Elkhorn all the way right and uphill (~0.2mi) to find the Raven's start marker.

Great views at both Humming Bird and Eagle's View sceneic spots -- on a clear day Pikes Peak looks amazing!! Trails are very open and nice but expect to get your shoes wet along the Oxen Draw trail after recent rains (the path crosses the water several times).

If you want a longer hike I suggest taking Ravens --> Eagles View --> Oxen Draw --> Elkhorn / Songbird --> Songbird back to the campsites/parking lot (~5.3mi). Add on the Hummingbird trail out-and-back if you like for the extra cool view and leg workout (~ + 1.6mi). FYI no cell signal for ATT users so I was not able to record my tracks.

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Raleigh Peak
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23 Completed 13 Reviews

The best way to get to the trailhead is via hwy 285 and foxton rd just past conifer. You can use this address 2706 N Platte River Rd, Pike National Forest, Sedalia, CO 80135. But don't take I25, it doesn't drop you off close to the right parking lot. You will go over a bridge with an old south platte hotel boarded up and then you're close. The road turns to dirt. To get to Raleigh peak you have to get off trail, there's an old quarry road that was covered with old burnt trees that I think the rain moved over the road, if you don't get onto this road from the Colorado trail, you will miss the peak and end up continuing on the Colorado trail. Please try and Google other options to read others experience with this trail for more detailed instructions. Although we didn't summit, it's an awesome trail, but hot (there's not much tree shade) start early. I can't wait to go back and finish the summit

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Lodgepole Loop
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5 Completed 1 Reviews

Great hike for little ones.

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Staunton State Park
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8 Completed 2 Reviews

Had a wonderful time at Staunton State Park. Beautiful views, a little tiring in spots but overall pretty easy. We did a 14.6 mile loop. Starting at Staunton Ranch Trail taking Scout Line, Marmot Passage, Lion's Back, Bugling Elk, Border Line, then down Old Mill and back on to Staunton Ranch. Hiked for about six hours, and took our time to enjoy the views and take a few photos.

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Legault Mountain Trail
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4 Completed 1 Reviews

First time hiking in a while and it was a great first choice. Not too snowy even en January.

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Lodgepole Loop
by Gene Terpening

8 Completed 3 Reviews

Nice easy trail for me and the boys. Next time up to the other two trails. Good quick trail for later fall afternoon.

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Shadow Pines Loop
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2 Completed 1 Reviews

Nice family friendly trail. Loop is 2.8 but add in the trail to and from the loop and it's 4.2 total. Must be used by a lot of horses. Shadow Pines Poop Loop.

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