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Maxwell Falls Lower Trail

Evergreen, CO

Maxwell Falls Lower Trail is a 3.9 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Evergreen, CO that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, trail running, camping, and horses and is accessible from March until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

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Bergen Peak at Elk Meadows
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Maxwell Falls Lower Trail
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2 Completed 2 Reviews

Great hike! Super pretty! I went early on a Monday morning. Early as in 8 am; and was the only person on the trail. on my way back, we bumped in to a few people. if you hike your dog on leash, like myself, be aware that other people using this trail dont leash their dogs. I would recommend this to anyone who would want a nice, pretty walk with a waterfall view.

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Maxwell Falls Lower Trail
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5 Completed 6 Reviews

Completed Maxwell Falls Trail on 5/21/2016. This was a beautiful hike, but a couple tips are in order to get the fullest experience. I would suggest following my map because it leads you to another cool destination, (which I think is called Cliff Loop), were you will be exposed to higher grounds and peaks that are just beautiful. The waterfall was awesome to experience and I took some pretty cool pics. The best part for me was sitting at the edge of the cliffs and relaxing for a bite to eat. I certainly put this hike pretty high up there. Suggestion would be to get there no later than 8:30 a.m. before the busy crowd shows up.

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Maxwell Falls Lower Trail
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4 Completed 5 Reviews

The trail is fairly well marked, unless you try to take the cliff portion of the trail first, at that point a couple of side trails break off and cause confusion. The trail in general is easy to navigate, VERY heavily trafficked with a lot of people with dogs. Apparently most of these people thing the trail head is a depository for their poo bags. Why would you pick up your dogs poo, put it in a bag, and then leave the bag behind at the trail head? I packed in and camped on top of a hill between two gorges. All in all a great first backpacking experience of the summer. You are never really more than a mile from the trail head, but not many people overnighted, so after sun down it was quite peaceful

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Pence Park to Lair O' The Bear
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2 Completed 1 Reviews

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Alderfer Three Sisters Trail
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2 Completed 2 Reviews

A lot of people on weekends. Trail options. Evergreens and boulders. Fun day.

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Alderfer Three Sisters Trail
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13 Completed 3 Reviews

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Alderfer Three Sisters Trail
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15 Completed 15 Reviews

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Maxwell Falls Lower Trail
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2 Completed 2 Reviews

Beautiful! Shady much of the way and wonderful forest feel. All 4 kids made the loop, although my 6 year old was pretty pooped by the end.

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Elk Meadow
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40 Completed 38 Reviews

Easy trail with some elevation gain. Lots of traffic noise from Evergreen Parkway.