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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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Alderfer / Three Sisters
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7 Completed 1 Reviews

Great hike. Only saw 4 other people on the trails. Granted it was Friday and it was between 10 am and 1 - pm though. Packed snow on 98% of the trails. Definitely needed spikes or at the minimum, poles. Great views, beautiful sun and no wind. Perfect day! (And a stop at Cactus Jack's afterwards was the perfect ending to the day.)

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Elk Meadows and Bergen Peak
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5 Completed 1 Reviews

I love this area! Granted, I haven't hiked all the trails yet but it has the best dog park I've seen in the Denver area.

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Maxwell Falls and Cliff Trail Loop Trail
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9 Completed 3 Reviews

Encountered very few people on this trail, loved it and so did my dogs.

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Independence Mountain Trail at Pence Park
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

Pretty tough out the gate as others have suggested. I really hoofed it to get up there quickly and it took about 25 minutes. Views up top are amazing and it's an easy 30 minute drive to the trailhead. Enjoy sunrise and bring a thermos of coffee... My favorite way to hike.

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Alderfer / Three Sisters
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3 Completed 4 Reviews

Fun spacious park with well laid out and marked trails that you can mix and match for a short or long traipse. Nice changes of terrain and the bouldering is SUPERB

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Maxwell Falls and Cliff Trail Loop Trail
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3 Completed 4 Reviews

Omitted rating on the first review. Good scramble trails with more elevation gains and changes than they mention. Wouldn't term it an "easy" trail yet is fun anda good goal for anyone to try. If you omit the loop its about half the length.

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Maxwell Falls and Cliff Trail Loop Trail
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3 Completed 4 Reviews

Great fun to hike although for first timers there are several opportunities to make false loops and create your own trails! Trust that the actual Cliff Loop is well signposted.

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Elk Meadows and Bergen Peak
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8 Completed 3 Reviews

Went today 11/22 and it was great. Been around elk meadows before but didn't realize how long this trail was. Good exercise and some decent views for the area

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Maxwell Falls and Cliff Trail Loop Trail
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2 Completed 2 Reviews

Hiked: 10/29/14 1p-4p - no snow, weather was 55+, though cloud cover and shade made it chilly at parts.

Route: Lower trailhead to Cliff Trail Loop back down Falls trail. Moderately strenuous for healthy hikers (aged 25-60). Took about 3 hours including stops for the scenery..

Foliage: mostly green on this hike, minimal flowers, some aspens.

Scenery - not a lot of west-looking views, but lots of distance across the valley to the North and East, vast greenery.

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Maxwell Falls and Cliff Trail Loop Trail
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10 Completed 9 Reviews

Nice trail, the waterfall was very small. Not crowded at all, only ran into two other pairs of people.
Trail got pretty rugged, which we enjoy. Major disappointment was following the trail loop to a "No Trespassing" sign and barbed wire digging into the trees from the nearby homeowners.
Other than having to turn around and find the loop further down the way, it was a lovely hike with insane views of the Arapaho National Forest.

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