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Pollock Trail is a 6.5 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Loma, Colorado that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from March until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Distance: 6.5 miles Elevation Gain: 915 feet Route Type: Loop

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5 days ago

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1 month ago

Great trail hiking, and running. Nice views, quiet and peaceful. Good for horsebacking, a few rocky areas with slick flat rock.

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2 months ago

Pretty nice hike. Good break from the snow. Parking lot to parking lot, though, Strava called it 7.25 miles not 6.5.

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4 months ago

Awesome hike with our favorite 11 year old Golden, Boaz

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5 months ago

we took a trail off our normal route and absolutely loved it! the foliage, the weather, everything was just perfect this hike!

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6 months ago

We did this hike with our 2 dogs and it was great. There were some areas that weren’t as well marked as I would have liked, and climbing what seemed like a wash out was odd. Views are great, and lots of different terrain, but be aware if you have people that are afraid of heights, there are some moderate drop off areas that lead to some anxiety.

This is one of my favorite loops to fit in some quick exercise! Beautiful sandstone canyons - quiet trail - gorgeous views! Enjoy!

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7 months ago

We had a good time on this trail! Not too difficult but long enough that you feel like you get a bit of a workout! Had some cool views as well!

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Wed Mar 20 2019

was pretty easy, went off the normal actual Pollock trail a little bit but wasn't bad had 5 kids and a dog and no one gave up so...

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Sun Nov 18 2018

Sweet trail with a little climb and rolling single track. Super fun way to spend a little time in Fruita!

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Tue Aug 14 2018

We were originally going to attempt Rattlesnake Arches but decided to break it off & do Pollock Bench instead. It's a pleasant but not spectacular hike with pleasant but not spectacular canyon views. Solitude was a big plus - we only saw two other people on a Tuesday morning in August. The signage isn't great at times, but we found the Hiking Project written directions to be very valuable. https://www.hikingproject.com/trail/7006521/p1-pollock-bench-trail Unlike Monument Canyon, mentioned by C.A. below, this one goes around the rim of a canyon and not down into it. We enjoyed both - your mileage may vary.

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Sat Aug 11 2018

Nice hike with great views. If going clock wise up inner Flume Canyon be sure to keep an eye on the trail as you will need to climb to the right eventually to continue to Pollack trail otherwise the Canyon dead ends at a bowl/dry waterfall. It is a neat spot, there was some poison oak and no way up so had to backtrack. Hiking in August with 95F + temps requires extra water. Drank almost 3 liters and still ran out about a mile from the trailhead. Only had time for two hikes during my visit to GJ and if I had to choose then Monument Canyon wins hands down over this trail.

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Thu Jun 21 2018

Nice views of the canyons. Neat lizards in that area also.

Wed Jun 20 2018

We weren’t sure that this would be all that great of a trail to start, however once we got into it, it turned out to be a great hike with some amazing views. Glad to take the trial in a counter clockwise direction.

Sun Mar 18 2018

Beautiful hike!! Not much elevation change, so it’s good for an easy afternoon. The views are about as good as it gets. This trail connects with lots of others. Be sure to consider spending more time in McInnis by using this beautiful trail as a means for getting further into the wonderful sandstone palace.

Sun Feb 18 2018

Really enjoyed hiking here

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Sun Feb 18 2018

nice views

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Mon Nov 27 2017

November 26. Absolutely beautiful day! Temperature was 55-65 degrees. Make sure to take water.

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Mon May 15 2017

Lovely Sunday morning hike! Pretty easy hike and pretty views!

Fri Sep 18 2015

Awesome. Really enjoyed. Go early when it is cool out. Gets warm fast when hiking. Hiking shoes a must. Walking stick not a bad idea either. Water....

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Mon Oct 11 2010

Pollack Bench Trail - a nice loop or connects up to Rattlesnake Arches Trail

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recorded Pollock Trail

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