Coot Lake Trail

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Coot Lake Trail is a 1.3 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Longmont, Colorado that features a lake. The trail is good for all skill levels offers a number of activity options. Dogs are also able to use this trail.

1.3 miles
29 feet

dog friendly

kid friendly




mountain biking

nature trips

trail running




wild flowers

1 month ago

Pretty spot, but the loop trail is under construction. Now a short out and back. Check construction status before going.

4 months ago

Definitely a favorite spot to take our dogs off leash. Views are as beautiful. Usually a few people fishing and lots of other friendly dogs. If your dog likes to swim, he'll probably just ask you to leave him there and come back tomorrow...dock for jumping and loads of easy entry places.

4 months ago

Beautiful sunset walk around Coot Lake with amazing views of the flatirons in the distance.

6 months ago

Great easy hike and fishing trip for the family

9 months ago

10 months ago

Beautiful views and easy terrain

11 months ago

Great view with plenty of room for pups to run and swim around.

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Lake itself is quite lovely, and trail is convenient to Boulder and Longmont areas. Path is wide, smooth, and flat, appropriate for all ability levels and many uses. Very dog friendly - though almost felt like a dog park with so many present on a crowded Sunday afternoon.

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Nice easy trail! Very dog friendly, I think I was the only one without a dog. Much better parking across the street.

Saturday, September 17, 2016

Not bad trail ... Good for dogs

Thursday, September 01, 2016

Coot lake is a relaxing place to go for an easy walk. It seems like a nice place to fish or bring the dogs. Not much else for scenery but fall does bring some changing leaves. Heard lots of coyotes after dark so be mindful.

Friday, July 22, 2016

Lots of nature.

Tuesday, May 03, 2016

Friday, July 17, 2015

Great discovery of a very dog friendly Lake! Easy, graveled trail for the walk and numerous easy access points for the dog to jump in the water. We'll be making this a regular visit!

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Such a beautiful, easy hike. This has been my relaxation spot for the past several years, and it is beyond beautiful at sunset. Gorgeous view of the Front Range, as well as Haystack Mountain.

Saturday, July 19, 2014

A flat, well maintained gravel track that is good for running and open to dogs. Very short and not difficult at all, but a good place to jog or walk your dog in the shadow of the Rockies. Good birding in the back section, expect to see lots of red-wing blackbirds in the summer and possibly blue herons and other waterfowl.

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