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  • Larimer County, Colorado

    Top Spots in and near Larimer County

    • Buford, Wyoming

      Turtle Rock Trail

      2.77 mi / 292 ft gain
      Starting at the trailhead near the parking lot, the trail starts off relatively paved and moves close to the base of Turtle Rock, a large outcrop of Sherman Granite that has stood the test of time from the creation of the Rocky Mountains. Following the trail to the left at the loop intersection,...
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    • Buford, Wyoming

      Scramble Twin Mountain

      1.7 mi / 500 ft gain
      This adventure is located between Laramie and Cheyenne on Happy Jack Road (WY 210).  Take Forest Road 707A east for 1.4 miles and th en take a left at the fork (Forest Road 707AG).  The trailhead is at the end of the second left turn (only about 200 yards from the fork).  The forest roads are not...
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    • Longmont, Colorado

      Hike or Trail Run on Rabbit Mountain, CO

      4.0
      3.95 mi / 472 ft gain
      This is a great hike/trail run in Boulder County. It is located between Longmont and Lyons and is part of Boulder County Open Space. Rabbit Mountain has over 5 miles of trails and 2,733 acres of beautiful open space. The views are incredible as most of your hike you are looking out at the entire ...
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    • Estes Park, Colorado

      Photograph at The Estes Park Sign

      This sign is on the mountainous decline just before you reach town. There's a small parking lot that fills up quick in peak season, but most people only spend a few minutes here on their way in to Estes Park and Rocky Mountain National Park. It is easy enough to have people take your picture, jus...
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    • Estes Park, Colorado

      Climb at Lumpy Ridge

      Lumpy Ridge is mostly a traditional climbing area with most climbs being two or more pitches after a mile to 3+ miles of mostly flat walking.  From climbers left to right the larger areas consist of Sundance Buttress, The Bookend, The Bookmark, The Book, and Twin Owls.  There are smaller formatio...
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    • Estes Park, Colorado

      Lumpy Ridge to Gem Lake

      4.3
      3.12 mi / 950 ft gain
      Begin by parking at the Lumpy Ridge trailhead, which is a couple miles outside of Estes Park on McGregor Avenue. At the trailhead, there are numerous signs indicating hiking trails, climbing routes, and other information about the area. After parking start hiking on the trail to the right of the ...
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    • Bellvue, Colorado

      Hike to Comanche Lake in Pingree Park

      3.5
      8 mi / 700 ft gain
      You start out hiking through the average Colorado forest for the first 4 miles of the 7-8 mile trip at about 6,500 feet. The trail is largely downhill for the first couple miles until it levels out and you are headed North. A little more than halfway, you come to Comanche Reservoir and hike up al...
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    • Lyons, Colorado

      Hike the Kruger Rock Trail

      4 mi / 1000 ft gain
      Cutting through the forested hills surrounding Estes Valley, the Kruger Rock Trail is a well-marked 4 mile loop to the top of Kruger Rock. The trail begins in Hermit Park Open Space, located just a few miles southeast of Estes Park and is a moderate hike with around 1000 feet of elevation gain. C...
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    • Longmont, Colorado

      McIntosh Lake Loop

      4.5
      3.6 mi / 72 ft gain
      McIntosh Lake is in northwest Longmont. The 3.6-mile loop extends all the way around the lake, with the first half being on a paved cement trail with neighborhood playgrounds, basketball, volleyball, and a seasonally open restroom. The trail turns to dirt on the western half of the loop, and here...
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    • Estes Park, Colorado

      Oldman Mountain

      5.0
      0.54 mi / 374 ft gain
      Oldman Mountain trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Estes Park, Colorado.
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    • Estes Park, Colorado

      Camp at Aspenglen Campground

      5.0
      Aspenglen is one of the four main campgrounds within the park boundaries. The campground is for car camping and there are areas just for tents and then broader areas for tents and campers. There are 53 sites at this campground and it fills up quickly each year. Reservations are available six mont...
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    • Lyons, Colorado

      Sleepy Lion Trail

      4.7 mi / 712 ft gain
      The trailhead is about eight tenths of a mile from the parking area. You pass some sport climbs, a man made waterfall, and some large boulders in the North St. Vrain Creek.The trailhead is clearly marked on the left. There is some elevation gain at the beginning but nothing difficult. Once the el...
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    • Lyons, Colorado

      Winter Camp Near Coulson Gulch

      4.0
      County Road 47 is between Lyons and Estes Park. It's an easy drive from Denver and is a great place to get away for the weekend. I have camped here in the summer, fall, and winter. I have to say that snow camping was my favorite. I didn't see anyone the whole weekend and had the entire area to ex...
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    • Estes Park, Colorado

      Hike The Mummy Kill (a.k.a. Mummy Mania)

      14.31 mi / 5600 ft gain
      Wanna kill some mummies!? Of course you do! Who doesn't? Mount Chapin: 12,454 feet; Mount Chiquita: 13,069 feet; Ypsilon Mountain: 13,514 feet; Fairchild Mountain: 13,502 feet; Hagues Peak: 13,560 feet; Mummy Mountain: 13,425 feet The Mummy Kill is the perfect all-day hike for those seasoned h...
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    • 40.407117,-105.626146

      Hike to Lawn Lake, Rocky Mountain NP

      12.9 mi / 2558 ft gain
      This 4 to 8 hour day hike leads to Lawn Lake, located inside a large basin at tree line, and surrounded by Fairchild Mountain, Hagues Peak, and Mummy Mountain. Lawn Lake is among the largest subapline lakes in Rocky Mountain National Park. As you ascend into the sub-alpine zone, you will be gree...
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    • Estes Park, Colorado

      Hike the Ypsilon Lake Trail

      5.0
      8.38 mi / 2000 ft gain
      To get to the trailhead, enter Rocky Mountain National Park on the 36.  Keep right at the fork with the 34 and then you'll take your next left and the parking for the trailhead is the first parking area on your right.  There is an outhouse at the trailhead too, so if you need to take a pit stop b...
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