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Best trails in Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge

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Looking for a great trail in Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge, Colorado? AllTrails has 9 great hiking trails, kid friendly trails, walking trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 9 easy trails in Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge ranging from 0.6 to 4 miles and from 5,213 to 5,334 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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As of July 2020, Colorado is requiring all hikers in Colorado wildlife areas to have a hunting/fishing license before hiking. More info can be found here: https://cpw.state.co.us/Documents/LandWater/SWA/License-Requirements-SWA-STL-Access-FAQ.pdf

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Map of trails in Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge
Park information
Park hours
Monday
6:30 am - 6:30 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 6:30 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 6:30 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 6:30 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 6:30 pm
Saturday
6:30 am - 6:30 pm
Sunday
6:30 am - 6:30 pm
Contact
303-289-0232
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Top trails (9)
#1 - Ladora Lake
Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge
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Length: 1.9 mi • Est. 47 m
#2 - Lake Mary Loop
Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge
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Length: 0.6 mi • Est. 16 m
Short and flat loop around Lake Mary in Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge. A number of benches and boardwalks provide opportunity to see birds and wildlife around the lake and in the surrounding marshes. Excellent spot for birding. Show more
#3 - First Creek Trail: Den Open Space to Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge
Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge
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Length: 4 mi • Est. 1 h 40 m
#4 - Rod and Gun Club Trail
Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge
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Length: 3.3 mi • Est. 1 h 22 m
#5 - Bluestem Loop Trail
Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge
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Length: 1.4 mi • Est. 35 m
#6 - Legacy, Lake Mary and Prairie Trail Loop
Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge
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Length: 3.1 mi • Est. 1 h 18 m
#7 - Lake Ladora and Lake Mary Loop Trail
Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge
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Length: 3 mi • Est. 1 h 13 m
Located in Rocky Mountain Arsenal Wildlife Refuge, just North-East of Denver, this trail through the wetland and grassland of the Refuge is a great way to escape the city and the crowds. It is suitable for all levels as it is flat, though at an elevation of above 5,000ft. You may even see some bison! Hours: 6:30 am - 6:30 pmShow more
#8 - Discovery and Legacy Trail Loop
Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge
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Length: 0.8 mi • Est. 20 m
#9 - Havana Ponds via Woodland and Havana Ponds Trail
Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge
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Length: 1.5 mi • Est. 37 m