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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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Maxwell Falls and Cliff Trail Loop Trail
by Melissa Cruz

5 Completed 4 Reviews

Nice hike with good incline. Multiple beautiful small waterfalls.

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Watershed north
by Melissa Cruz

5 Completed 4 Reviews

Beautiful views!

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Watershed north
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11 Completed 1 Reviews

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Maxwell Falls and Cliff Trail Loop Trail
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

great short hike. close to town. only bad thing was the dog poop bags everywhere, but atleast it was in bags.

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Maxwell Falls and Cliff Trail Loop Trail
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19 Completed 2 Reviews

Well worth the time. We were told the falls were small but they what we would expect in the mountains. The "lack" of signage kept the feel of a mountain trail real as opposed to a trail in the city. Lots of people and dogs, but everyone was respectful and friendly.

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Maxwell Falls and Cliff Trail Loop Trail
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

We visited on Saturday, April 11. The trail was busy with people and pets. The weather was amazing for a hike. The signage for Maxwell Falls and the Trails are awful. There is no signage for the waterfall and the trail just says trail but does not tell you if it is the trail to the waterfall or where it goes. We were able to figure out our way but many of the people stopped and asked us if they were going the right way.

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Maxwell Falls and Cliff Trail Loop Trail
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2 Completed 2 Reviews

Really nice trail despite the dog waste bags and random litter. Not terribly busy on a sunny Easter Sunday, which made for a nice hike. Trail was muddy, but the refreshing smell of pine was strong in the air. Will return.

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Maxwell Falls and Cliff Trail Loop Trail
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7 Completed 1 Reviews

2015/3/28 - still icy in spots. REALLY crowded after 10:00 on a Saturday. Nice hike though.

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Shadow Pine Loop - Jefferson County Open Space Park
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9 Completed 5 Reviews

This excellent "First hike of the season" hike has little elevation gain and, if you start early enough, you avoid people almost entirely. It does not offer breathtaking views or very much as far as anything other than a straight hike, but if are looking to get a few miles under your belt for the beginning of the season, this one is not off-the-beaten path and yet relatively unbusy and enjoyable.

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Maxwell Falls and Cliff Trail Loop Trail
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5 Completed 2 Reviews

Just got back from this trail, and loved it despite quite a bit of ice on the trail. If the weather stays sunny it should be ice free in a few days.

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