Rock Canyon Broken Hip Loop Trail

MODERATE 28 reviews
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Rock Canyon Broken Hip Loop Trail is a 2.7 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Pueblo, Colorado that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and birding and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
2.7 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
242 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dogs on leash

birding

hiking

nature trips

walking

lake

views

wild flowers

hiking
15 days ago

The trails are fairly well marked. We were 4 hikers and a dog in a place where everyone was mountain biking. There are some areas that are full of loose shale-type rock that might be difficult for dogs. There is no shade, which was fine during a pleasant December day. It would be really hot during the summer.

mountain biking
4 months ago

Love this route on my bike! Not for the faint of heart and be ready for some tarantulas and snakes. I recommend full gear and a solid bike with plenty of water because you'll be hiking back up to ride this one all day!

hiking
5 months ago

Medium difficulty due to loose rock; wear hiking shoes if you have them.

I almost stepped on a rattlesnake where the grass had grown up on the trail a bit. Know what to do for bites before you hike here. I had talked to a park ranger before and he insisted there were no rattlers but my dirty shorts say otherwise.

6 months ago

This trail wasn't particularly difficult. There are some cool areas with small canyons. It's not very well labeled and it's quite easy to get turned around, so make sure you get and understand a map, or the alltrails app, which saved my bacon after I got turned around.

6 months ago

Its a great afternoon hike, sunny but you get to see a lot of lizards

hiking
6 months ago

Visiting from Washington state. Needed a nice hike.. This was a great fit. Great scenery...

9 months ago

every other day

hiking
Saturday, October 15, 2016

Not that difficult, started out without much to see but does take you through some nice formations and pretty areas

Monday, August 22, 2016

Not challenging but very beautiful :)

hiking
Saturday, July 19, 2014

The description and map are a little misleading. This is a network of trails that covers the area and some cross is a few spots. There is no shade so plan accordingly.

mountain biking
Monday, April 28, 2014

This is a great area to mountain bike, everything from fast flows single track to gnarly technically trails. Also fun to hike out onto the bluffs. Everything is named and signs are there. A map can be obtained at pueblo bike shops or online @ lake pueblo trails

hiking
Monday, June 10, 2013

Did this trail as my first hike. It was nice for starting. Very hot and not much cover from the sun so wear protective clothing and sunscreen

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