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Maxwell Falls Lower Trail

Evergreen, CO

Maxwell Falls Lower Trail is a 3.9 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Evergreen, CO that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, trail running, camping, and horses and is accessible from March until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

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  • Best Mountain Biking

  • Best Trail Running

Recent Reviews

on Mount Galbraith Trail
5 minutes ago

1 Completed1 Reviews

on Rabbit Mountain Trail
11 minutes ago

1 Completed1 Reviews

Loop had pretty panoramic views. Saw people painting. It wasn't busy, which was the best part but I wouldn't do it again.

on Jasper Lake Trail
19 minutes ago

hiking
1 Completed1 Reviews

We enjoyed this hike! It was much further than the 8.8 miles stated but fun nonetheless. We were exhausted and the pups were exhausted so win, win!

on West Magnolia Road
32 minutes ago

mountain biking
1 Completed1 Reviews

The terrain went from rocky to sandy. The main road is great for all levels of riding. Single track can get tricky pretty quickly.

on Shrine Ridge Trail
38 minutes ago

hiking
8 Completed2 Reviews

We pulled up to the trailhead at 8:30am on Sunday and there were still quite a few parking spots left I would say it was half full. When we came down the parking lot was completely full and people were having to park on the road so definitely start early we were fine at 8:3am. The trail is definitely on the easier side especially if you hike a lot and are used to the altitude. If you are a beginner hiker or from out of town not used to altitude the inclines will definitely be tough but just take your time it's worth the hike up!

Along the way up there are tons of wild flowers and amazing views of the surrounding mountains. It took us an hour to get up with short breaks here and there for pictures and it took us 45-50minutes on the way down. Once you get to the top you can extend your hike by walking along the ridge to differ net viewpoints/overlooks which I highly recommend. It is so beautiful at the top! Definitely one of my new favorite hikes in the area! I would recommend bringing bug spray!!! And as always please bring enough water!!! I can't stress that enough ... even if it ranks as an easy trail hydration is important!!! Enjoy!

on Blanca Peak
1 hour ago

hiking
2 Completed2 Reviews

Incredible hike, very rocky though

on Maxwell Falls Lower Trail
1 hour ago

hiking
3 Completed1 Reviews

nice stroll...some sites along Creek and good flora for interest -- would do again.

on Horsetooth Falls and Hors...
1 hour ago

hiking
1 Completed1 Reviews

great trail with kids, best in spring to early summer

on Bluebird Lake Trail
1 hour ago

hiking
1 Completed1 Reviews

Awesome hike. Love the diversity of habitats and multiple scenic stops along the way. Saw three moose between upper and lower Ouzel lakes. Highly recommended.

on Mount Cutler Trail
2 hours ago

1 Completed1 Reviews

Steep in parts with some gravel but overall fairly short and easy for a beginner hiker. Nice views all the way around too!

on Rio Grande Trail
2 hours ago

road biking
32 Completed1 Reviews

Rode the trail from Glenwood Springs to Aspen and back. Right now there is a detour due to mountain lion activity that starts past Carbondale and puts you back on the trail in Basalt. Detour takes you out on the roads, but is well marked. When you come into Aspen the last few miles are gravel. There is always a strong headwind when coming back from Aspen to Glenwood.

on Arthur's Rock Trail
2 hours ago

2 Completed1 Reviews

This was my first hike in the Fort Collins area. My wife and I enjoyed this trail.

on Lulu City Trail
2 hours ago

hiking
1 Completed1 Reviews

Mostly flat and mostly wooded trail. About 2 miles in you'll see some yellow bellied marmots. Also saw a couple deer. Not much at Lulu City except a sign and one cabin ruins.

on Jim Creek Trail
3 hours ago

hiking
1 Completed1 Reviews

Awesome! Do this hike now! Beautiful time to see the lush greenery and wild flowers. It goes along the creek a lot and ends with a great waterfall. Not too heavy traffic. I'd do this again for sure!

on Red Rocks Trading Post Tr...
3 hours ago

1 Completed1 Reviews

very fun

on Gem Lake Trail
3 hours ago

hiking
1 Completed1 Reviews

Came up for my first real hike. It was very challenging but worth it.

on Red Rock Canyon Trails
3 hours ago

hiking
1 Completed1 Reviews

Good trail to take the kids on. Short and sweet. Good views of garden of the gods.

on Fooses Creek Trail
4 hours ago

hiking
2 Completed1 Reviews

on Beaver Lake Trail
4 hours ago

hiking
2 Completed2 Reviews

Hiked from Park Hyatt Beaver Creek so started on 5 Senses that then connects to Beaver Lake Trail. Go early because by Noon there were lots of people arriving. We made it to the top by 11:00 and had privacy. We packed lunch and ate out on the rocks near the Falls. My kids are 7 & 9 and able to do it no problem.


4 hours ago

hiking

Fantastic trail. Summited with my two boys (Ages 12 & 16). Start before sunrise and bring at least 3 liters of water per person. Incredible views!