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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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Recent Reviews

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Hummingbird / Songbird Loop
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

Well kept trail with lots of steep inclines and declines, great for aggressive running.

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Shadow Pines Loop
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35 Completed 16 Reviews

Flying J Ranch Park is an easy park to hike IMO. Not a lot of elevation, no big ascents or descents. Fairly flat trail starting at Junction House Trail to Shadow Pine Loop Trail. Mixed bag of tree coverage, dead Conifer forests, lush mossy forests and open fields. There is a little creek that runs across the trail about half way around the loop (if you start at Junction House trail). Lots of little benches and picnic areas around. This is a great trail for a family day outing, or if you live nearby a quick jog or bike ride around.

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Meyer Ranch Park
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35 Completed 16 Reviews

North on 285, get off on S. Turkey Creek Rd. and the park entrance is right there on the right. The parking lot is packed currently (Jul. 2014) as construction crews have taken most of it over while they work on a bridge on 285 and there are lumber jacks cutting down the dead trees in the park. There are a LOT of dead trees - sad. But there are a LOT of wild flowers and Columbines in particular.
The trails are easy, but its high altitude, so if your a beginner, you'll lose your breath and need to hydrate a lot. Bonus, they have benches for beginners. Everyone starts at Owl's Perch, then its on to lower lodgepole loop, which breaks at sunny aspen loop which at about half way around that loop you can hit old ski run loop. We did all the loops and still got home before dark even after leaving S.E. Denver at about noon.

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Lodgepole Loop
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26 Completed 24 Reviews

Nice 2 mile loop through the forest. We went in June and the wildeflowers were awesome. Lots of Columbine to take photos of.

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Bergen Peak Loop
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2 Completed 1 Reviews

Don't follow the directions. You'll end up in the middle of a forrest on private property. Google directions instead.

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Legault Mountain Trail
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10 Completed 2 Reviews

Great Hike with extras!

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Meyer Ranch Park
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5 Completed 1 Reviews

I was expecting a view from the top of the trail. Instead there is only a loop through the trees. Nice view on the lower trail.

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Long Scraggy Peak
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5 Completed 2 Reviews

Attempted to hike to the top today, however had a hard time finding a part of the trail about 4.5 miles in. There is supposed to be a creek that runs through a meadow that you follow. With everything being frozen couldn't locate the creek by ear and ended up just turning around. Will give it another try when everything thaws out.

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Reynolds Open Space Park: Raven's Roost Oxen Draw Loop Trail
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27 Completed 5 Reviews

We really enjoyed this little hike! The uphill portion is a little more difficult when snowpacked. Great views of pikes peak from the top of the eagle's view trail.

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Reynolds Open Space Park: Raven's Roost Oxen Draw Loop Trail
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6 Completed 4 Reviews

We had a late start yesterday and didn't make it to Reynolds park until three. We didn't see the trailhead for Raven's, so we did the Hummingbird trail instead. While it's only 1.3 miles, it offered a nice climb at the beginning (we started at the parking lot that's a quarter mile beyond the bathroom parking lot) and this part was shaded and snowy. It evens out at the top with a beautiful photo point. The end was all downhill and spit us out at the bathroom parking lot. While waiting for the rest of the family, I found the trailhead to the Raven loop. It looked colder and very snowy over there since it's in the shadow of the mountain. Definitely something I want to try in the summer or fall!

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