Homestead Ranch Outer Loop

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Homestead Ranch Outer Loop is a 4.5 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Peyton, Colorado that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

4.5 miles
347 feet

dogs on leash

kid friendly



horseback riding

mountain biking

nature trips

trail running




wild flowers


A bit of a climb at the start yields beautiful views of the Front Range and Pikes Peak. Upper parts of the trail are relatively flat and inviting. Trailhead includes modern rest rooms, playground, and a fishing pond.

horseback riding
17 days ago

Moderate hike to start as you have a steep incline to reach the top of the hill. Easy walking once up top. This place has a nice kiddy pond for fishing, and a nice big playground. A lot of nice trees areas. Up on the hill is a wide open grassy field. You can find good spots to look at Pikes Peak, and an open ledge with a view that leads out onto the plains. Everyone we passed was friendly, but there were a few props going OFF trails. Lots of room for horse trailers to park.

3 months ago

nice ride

9 months ago

I believe this park is new. There is a nice fishing pond and great bathroom facilities. There were more horse riders than hikers on this day. Overall, great trail. I would say it is on the easier side of "moderate."

Sunday, February 12, 2017


horseback riding
Wednesday, February 08, 2017

very nice trail!

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Nice trail, not too crowded. Ran into about 8 deer.

horseback riding
Friday, November 11, 2016

Nice park that is great for a short ride when you don't have all day to spend on the trail. It's a hidden gem for the youngsters as well to play on the nice playground or fish in the little stocked pond.

Sunday, November 06, 2016

Fun trail with wooded & open areas, nice views, picnic tables & seasonal restrooms & playground. Looking forward to snowshoeing here.

horseback riding
Sunday, June 26, 2016

Arrived at 7am for a Sunday morning ride. There were already a few people on the trails, but parking for horse trailer was ample. There is a bridge at the start, which some horses may not like, but it is possible to bypass it on the trail to the north. Ascent via switchbacks opened up to open meadows along the "spur" trail where deer and songbirds were plentiful. Midway through the loop is an old windmill with hitching racks and a trough for thirsty horses. Great ride!

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