Golden Eagle Trail to Bill Couch Mountain

EASY 19 reviews
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Golden Eagle Trail to Bill Couch Mountain is a 6.9 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Littleton, Colorado that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and birding and is best used from March until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
6.9 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
1473 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

dogs on leash

kid friendly

birding

hiking

nature trips

walking

forest

views

wild flowers

wildlife

Absolutely beautiful with in Summer or with snow on the ground. Several choices to make for a great day of photos and enjoying the great mountain air.

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Surprisingly nice hike on a sunny and warm Friday. Snowy and muddy in places but nice to have several segments without mountain bikers. Great view from the summit too.

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6 months ago

Sunday Feb 12th: Took Plymouth Creek Trail to Golden Eagle to the Top of Bill Couch Mtn. 7 miles round trip. Trail was mostly dry and clear of snow and ice.. good conditions for February! First 3 miles is all steeper and rocky..but very doable. The first mile is in the open, but goes into pine forests. Great views from many vistas towards the top. Bonus is the facilities by the parking lot are clean and newer, with several Picnic pavilions!

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6 months ago

This place was awesome!!

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8 months ago

Cute little day hike.

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11 months ago

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Friday, July 29, 2016

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Friday, July 29, 2016

View at summit is well worth the hike up. Not too intrusive. A little rocky in places. Maybe not for beginners, but ultimately a great hike.

Monday, August 17, 2015

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Sunday, March 08, 2015

Absolutely beautiful with snow on the ground and mountains. Several choices to make for a great day of photos and enjoying the great mountain air.

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Friday, September 19, 2014

Easy spur from Red Mesa Loop. Takes you to the top of a small peak for great views both east and west.