dogs on leash
off road driving
The Roosevelt National Forest is a national forest located in north central Colorado. It is contiguous with the Colorado State Forest as well as the Arapaho National Forest. The forest is administered jointly with the Arapaho National Forest and the Pawnee National Grassland from offices in Fort Collins.
(1.14.2017) I completed this train back in January. Portions of the trail we're icy/snowy, but it was Jan. in Colorado so that's to be expected. Like other reviews, I also found portions of the trail hard to follow, after the waterfall, but over all it was a nice, short hike. Good for winter days when you don't have as much daylight. I would be interested in going back in the summer and camping.
Went last weekend and about half way the trail is blocked by a huge tree, but the biggest problem is that the trail tends to just disappear and is not clearly deffined. This happened at multiple spots. IMO this is more of a moderate trail than easy. This time of year, water is very low and trail is a bit muddy mixed with ice in spots and is expected, but that should dry up with the warm weather we have had recently.
This used to be my favorite hike before it was closed for repairs. This is the perfect spot for a short and easy overnight trip. It has twenty odd stream crossings, and is full of beautiful columbines. It has almost no elevation change, and is great for an easy day on the bike. Enjoy!