Dakota Ridge and Red Rocks Trail Loop

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Dakota Ridge and Red Rocks Trail Loop is a 5.9 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Morrison, Colorado that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as difficult. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

5.9 miles 1236 feet Loop

dogs on leash

birding

hiking

mountain biking

nature trips

trail running

walking

horseback riding

views

wild flowers

wildlife

rocky

Dakota Ridge Trail is a 6.5 mile loop trail located near Lakewood, Colorado that offers scenic views. It is possible to link to Matthew Winters/Red Rocks trails to create a longer loop. The trail is primarily used for hiking and is accessible year-round.

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hiking
2 months ago

The Dakota Ridge side was ok. It was not as remote as I like with views of freeways and car noise. The trail was rugged but not a terrible hike. The Red Rocks trail was better with more people but better views. I would probably do an out and back on the Red Rocks trail if I did this hike again.

2 months ago

Dakota ridge part very technical. Red rocks great steady trail running.

2 months ago

hiking
2 months ago

Want a work out with enough flat land to catch your breath? This is it!

hiking
2 months ago

hiking
2 months ago

Awesome hike with great views, perfect length on an awesome weekend

2 months ago

very technical rocks and drops ... some spots ride real close to the edge be cautious of dropoffs and line choice when at high speeds.
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4 months ago

This puppy is steep in places but a worthy challenge with surroundings inviting enough to encourage deviation from the marked trails. A quick hike. The trail adjacent to it was heavily trafficked, but a brisk, steep climb. Beware lack of cover means heavy sun exposure near midday. No rattlesnakes observed in early August

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