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Alcove Nature Trail is a 0.9 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Grand Junction, Colorado that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and bird watching and is accessible year-round.

Distance: 0.9 miles Elevation Gain: 45 feet Route Type: Out & Back

kid friendly

hiking

nature trips

walking

bird watching

forest

views

wild flowers

wildlife

no dogs

Hike from the Colorado National Monument Visitor Center

hiking
1 month ago

Nice for an outdoor walk out in nature. Very short.

hiking
6 months ago

Super easy trail. Great for younger aged kids!

hiking
10 months ago

An elevation gain on the gravel trail leading to dirt trail, cool views

hiking
Wed Jul 11 2018

really easy hike if u like the natural place and u take wheel chairs to the hike AND THE VIEW IS REALLY PRETTY

walking
Mon May 28 2018

Easy walk to the view point. Didn't make it up to the alcove

Sun May 20 2018

A nice warm up for more strenuous trails in the Monument.

walking
Sat Aug 19 2017

This trail is great for those with younger kids. The views aren't the most spectacular you can find, but the trail is well kept and it's great for a family outing.

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11 months ago

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Mon Mar 25 2019

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Mon Jan 01 2018

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Sat Apr 22 2017