Red Rocks and Morrison Slide Trails

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Red Rocks and Morrison Slide Trails is a 4.5 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Morrison, Colorado that offers scenic views and is good for all skill levels. 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.

4.5 miles 793 feet Loop

dogs on leash

kid friendly

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Old cemetery, nice views of Red Rocks Park and Denver metro area Start from the parking lot and walk about 100 yards, cross a stream, and continue straight on the Village Walk Trail. After 0.4 miles, take the Red Rocks Trail to the south. You will see the Morrison Slide rising in the distance. As you get closer, you can see the trail switchbacking up the side of Morrison Slide. After another 0.6 miles, you cross a stream. Just after the stream crossing, you come to the junction with the Morrison Slide Trail. Go up the Morrison Slide Trail and you will be rewarded with a pleasant walk along the edge of a 20 foot cliff. A nice resting spot is found just before you start descending the other side of the slide. This descent is a challenging mountain bike trail, so watch out for the bike riders struggling up the fairly rough trail. When you reach the Red Rocks trail, go north to return to your starting point. Warning: Other than the two stream crossings, there is little shade on this trail. It is best in the morning or evening.

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A bit icy, signage was a bit confusing. Overall a good little hike.

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Very easy trail and nice scenery. There was some mud and snow but I didn't use crampons and it was just fine.

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2 months ago

Took our dog. Great time.

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3 months ago

This is an easy hike with minor elevation change and a well traveled trail. The trail is open to hikers , mans best friend and mountain bikers with lots of great views. Bring some sun screen as most of the hike you will be exposed to the sun.

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3 months ago

Not a difficult hike, but it is a lot of fun. Great views of Red Rocks and the surrounding area. Watch out for those dang speed demons on bikes. Offers a couple of loops, and you can run the whole thing if you want.

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