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    • Loveland, Colorado

      Climb Green Ridge in the Roosevelt National Forest

      9.8 mi / 2400 ft gain
      Green Ridge is a fantastic series of summits in the Front Range that make for excellence training hikes, but is often forgotten as it lies outside of the nearby Bobcat Ridge Natural Area and just inside of Roosevelt National Forest. The summit itself at 7,402' is fantastic, featuring a nearly 900...
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    • Loveland, Colorado

      Hike the Valley Loop Trail in the Bobcat Ridge Natural Area

      4.4 mi / 500 ft gain
      The Valley Loop Trail in the Bobcat Ridge Natural Area begins at the main entrance of the Natural Area, just off W County Road 32 C near Masonville, west of Fort Collins and the Horsetooth Reservoir.To get there take West County Road 38 E west from Fort Collins over and around the Horsetooth Rese...
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    • Loveland, Colorado

      Hike the D.R. Trail in the Bobcat Ridge Natural Area

      3.7
      6.2 mi / 1050 ft gain
      D.R. Trail, named for David Rice Pulliam who donated the land to create the Bobcat Ridge Natural Area, is a 3.1 mile spur off the Valley Loop Trail that climbs roughly 1,000' into Mahoney Park before it intersects with the Powerline and Ginny Trails. To get to the start of the trail, take the Val...
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    • Loveland, Colorado

      Hike the Powerline Trail in the Bobcat Ridge Natural Area

      3.8 mi / 1100 ft gain
      Powerline Trail is a 1.9 mile spur off the Valley Loop Trail in the Bobcat Ridge Natural Area that climbs 1,100 feet from the valley floor to Mahoney Park.To get to the start of the trail, take the Valley Loop Trail .9 miles in the Bobcat Ridge Natural Area from the main entrance of the Natural A...
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      Rocky Mountain NP's Trail Ridge Road

      4.9
      39.06 mi
      Start by entering Rocky Mountain National Park through Estes Park, Colorado. After acquiring a map start your ascent on Trail Ridge Rd (the road is closed in winter). The Road will take you up in elevation into the mountains so a good car is strongly recommended. As you wind up the switch backs,...
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    • Estes Park, Colorado

      Hike Deer Mountain

      6.03 mi / 1200 ft gain
      Beginning in Rocky Mountain National Park near the Deer Ridge Junction (where US 34 & US 36 meet), park your car in one of the 20 spots on either side of the road. Start at the trailhead booth and head north, keeping to the right-side trail at the first intersection about a tenth of a mile fr...
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    • Estes Park, Colorado

      Photograph the Night Sky Over Trail Ridge Road

      4.0
      The highest continuous paved road in North America, Trail Ridge Road takes you above 12,000 ft to an alpine tundra. Being above treeline means you have unclogged panoramic views of the night sky and any possible meteors. You can start your trip from Grand Lake in the west or Estes Park in the ea...
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    • Estes Park, Colorado

      Watch the Sunset at Forest Canyon Overlook

      5.0
      0.2 mi / 32 ft gain
      Trail Ridge Road is an incredible highway that crosses the mountains between Grand Lake and Estes Park, one of the most famous parts of Rocky Mountain National Park. It features incredible views of the Rockies and the Front Range, as well as the unforgettable experience of being immersed in the t...
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    • Estes Park, Colorado

      Mt. Ida via Milner Pass

      5.0
      9.28 mi / 2112 ft gain
      The hike to Mt. Ida offers some of the most stunning views of Rocky Mountain National Park. How to get there: From the east, take Trail Ridge Road all the way to the west side of the park. You will pass Alpine Visitor Center and the road sharply turns south at Medicine Bow Curve. The trailhead...
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    • Estes Park, Colorado

      Backpack Alpine Terrain to Haynach Lakes

      17 mi
      Begin at the Milner Pass Trailhead off of Trail Ridge Road in Rocky Mountain National Park. Commonly used to summit Mount Ida, this trailhead is often popular with summer hikers. The trail climbs steeply through the trees before revealing open slopes of tundra and fantastic panoramic views. Altho...
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    • Estes Park, Colorado

      Hike along Tombstone Ridge

      4.3 mi / 3250 ft gain
      Tombstone ridge can be accessed via the ute trail from two directions. The lower trail starts at upper beaver meadows and is ~4.3 miles with 3250 feet of elevation gain. It can also be accessed at the Ute trail crossing along trail ridge road, which leaves you a 1.1 mile hike with just under 300 ...
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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

      Winter Camp at Moraine Park

      5.0
      For the extra-adventurous (my friends call me crazy for this), I recommend experiencing Rocky Mountain National Park in the off-season, when nobody else is there. Dead winter.Of course, you'll want to be uber prepared if you choose to take on this adventure, as the mountains are very unforgiving,...
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    • Estes Park, Colorado

      Camp at Moraine Park

      4.7
      Moraine Park Campground is the only year-round campground at Rocky Mountain National Park. During the summer there are 244 reservable campsites and 77 first come first serve during the winter. Large numbers of elk gather in Moraine Park during the rut (September-October) and it's a popular wildli...
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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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    • Estes Park, Colorado

      Hike to Cub Lake

      5.0
      4.6 mi / 645 ft gain
      Rocky Mountain National Park showcases 355 miles of hiking trails, 6 campgrounds, and hundreds of backcountry camp sites. The cost to enter the park is $20.00 per vehicle, I recommend buying the annual National Parks Pass for $80.00. Cub Lake is an excellent trail for viewing wildlife. There ar...
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