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Colorow Mountain Forest and Meadow Loop Trail

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Colorow Mountain Forest and Meadow Loop Trail is a 1.6 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Golden, 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 best used from April until December.

Distance: 1.6 miles Elevation Gain: 141 feet Route Type: Loop

kid friendly

hiking

nature trips

walking

bird watching

forest

views

wild flowers

wildlife

no dogs

Very serene trail. Saw some wild animals along the way and some beautiful birds. This is an easy trail good for beginners or someone that just needs a little time away from the hustle of the city

hiking
1 month ago

Super easy trail. Ideal for bringing out of town relatives

Super easy little trail. Good views and cute nature center. We were able to bring the baby in our BOB stroller. Did great!

Starts near Boettcher Mansion. Really simple and pretty

hiking
2 months ago

This is an easy trail above Golden with some amazing views and a wide variety of wildlife and plants.

hiking
3 months ago

Short and sweet, some wildflowers, meadow and small forest. Lookout Mtn Nature Preservation to explore also right there if you desire to explore.

hiking
3 months ago

It was a pretty little hike but pretty chilly for it yesterday

hiking
9 months ago

Easy short loop with minimal elevation changes. Perfect when your knee is killing you, ha. Enjoyable in the winter with nice views of downtown Denver.

hiking
Thursday, September 13, 2018

Great hike for out-of-towners who want a taste of the mountains without going into a flop sweat. Mostly sunny path, but it's open enough to catch a breeze as well as an expansive shot of the east half of Colorado.

Monday, January 15, 2018

Perfect short trail with low traffic.

hiking
Sunday, July 30, 2017

Great easy trail. Nice views, good interpretive signage. It wasn't as busy as I expected. Lovely walk!

hiking
Thursday, March 30, 2017

It's a very easy trail...I walked it twice. The path was dry today. It's mostly prairie with ponderosa pine scattered here and there. The east facing view goes on forever...past Denver and probably into Nebraska!

hiking
Friday, August 12, 2016

Fun for kids

walking
Tuesday, September 01, 2015

A treasure hidden right out in the open. Great afternoon loop!

hiking
Friday, July 31, 2015

Very easy. The mansion, scenic drive to the trail, and the views made for a good way to spend an hour. Would recommend for beginners and people with children. The views are stellar.

hiking
Thursday, May 09, 2013

Very easy. Just as advertised. Scenic pines and deer!

walking
Saturday, October 23, 2010

This is another great one for people who aren't in good shape.

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