Bruin Bluff Trail Loop

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Bruin Bluff Trail Loop is a 1.5 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Evergreen, Colorado that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from March until September. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
1.5 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
216 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dogs on leash

kid friendly

birding

hiking

mountain biking

nature trips

trail running

walking

river

views

wild flowers

wildlife

hiking
1 day ago

It's my go-to for out-of-towners wanting to go for a hike.

In a mile and a half, you get stream, meadow, woodland, and rocky outcropping. The out of towners get a "hike" experience, without anyone getting too winded.

Then to finish things off, there's places to go eat/drink at 5-10 min drive up or down the canyon.

walking
2 months ago

Went on a warm afternoon in February. Very easy and relaxing trail. Only saw two other people. Very icy in some spots. Use Crampons for sure at this time of year.

hiking
7 months ago

The park breaks off into a few trails & the signage gets a bit confusing we ended up on the long loop for Bear Creek & off of Bruins but overall loved it. Great place to take the family for a picnic & splashing in the creek

hiking
8 months ago

Easy, less traveled.

8 months ago

Well maintained nice views less noise then on weekends.

8 months ago

Nice trail we took our two daughters on (10 & 2). Had a lot of fun!

hiking
9 months ago

Easy, well worn paths. Suitable for kids. Fairly shady, and ample opportunities to jump in the river if you want.

hiking
9 months ago

Needed an easy hike to do with my dog who broke her foot and this hike was perfect. Easy, beautiful, and well maintained!

hiking
9 months ago

Good little hike with uphill first, both sun and shade. Can still hear highway though. Great for wildflowers.

hiking
11 months ago

Easy trail, beautiful scenery and kid friendly! It can be combined with other trails in the park for a longer hike.

11 months ago

Baby trail...

hiking
Tuesday, April 18, 2017

This was a beautiful little trail. It's easy, but you still get a good workout on the way up. Lots of shade and beautiful weather. I will definitely be back! The only downside is that you can still see/hear the highway from the trail, but if that doesn't bother you then this is a perfect and easy hike.

Monday, April 10, 2017

Easy and pretty

hiking
Monday, March 06, 2017

Good trail for bringing out of towners - it is well marked and easy. - Completed Dec 4 2016

hiking
Wednesday, November 02, 2016

Great easy trail to bring out-of-towners.

Good variety of scenery in a compact package, and just enough elevation change so people feel like "I hiked."

hiking
Monday, July 25, 2016

Great place to hike with dogs.

hiking
Sunday, July 24, 2016

Quick and not challenging. Pretty scenery though. Great for kids' first hike.

hiking
Saturday, July 23, 2016

Great easy hike. Started at 6am

hiking
Friday, July 22, 2016

Great shady walk.

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Great hike

Saturday, July 16, 2016

Very popular and very nice hike

hiking
Friday, July 15, 2016

A very well maintained and relatively easy trail suitable for all skill levels, even with the minor elevation gain. Good variety of wildflowers and a nice view of the surrounding mountains and valley below.

hiking
Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Nice and easy trail!

hiking
Monday, July 04, 2016

Fair amount of road noise from Bear Creek, but very pretty and secluded earlier in the morning or later in the evening.

Sunday, July 03, 2016

nice fairly easy

Sunday, June 19, 2016

Like others have mentioned, great beginners hike and perfect for families with younger children.

Saturday, June 18, 2016

Hiked with two children, ages 4 & 5. Great hike, with some slopes that were challenging enough for little legs! Parking lot was blocked by 10:30. Arrive early!

hiking
Friday, June 10, 2016

great beginner hike make sure to bring sunscreen and lots of water

hiking
Sunday, June 05, 2016

This place was very busy on Memorial Day, but once you get about .2 miles away from the parking lot the crowd disbursed. This is not a challenging hike, but is very pretty.

hiking
Saturday, June 04, 2016

Excellent family hike. We went on Memorial Day, so were prepared for a lot of people. And while busy, it never felt overcrowded. Highlight was coming across a four foot bull snake crossing the trail, kids loved it.

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