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Best trails in Florence

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Looking for a great trail near Florence, Colorado? AllTrails has 6 great kid friendly trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails around Cheyenne Mountain State Park or Lake Pueblo State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like North Cheyenne Cañon Park or Bear Creek Cañon Park. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 4 easy trails in Florence ranging from 0.9 to 58.7 miles and from 5,101 to 5,849 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Florence
Top trails (6)
#1 - Newlin Creek Trail
San Isabel National Forest
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Length: 6.2 mi • Est. 3 h 56 m
Newlin Creek Trail is used primarily for hiking, but is also open to mountain bikes and horses. Primitive camping is available, but be mindful of fire restrictions as this is a high fire danger area. The trail is easy for approximately the first .5 miles, it becomes moderate after that. There are single track and loose stone areas. You will cross Newlin Creek multiple times so high water should be taken into consideration. This trail was formerly a logging road - although impossible to tell now! An old steam boiler, flywheel, and chimney are all that remain of a sawmill operation at the destination meadow. The road leading to the trailhead might be difficult for 2WD vehicles.Show more
#2 - Wet Mountains Scenic Drive: Florence to Colorado City
Florence, Colorado
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Length: 58.7 mi
Wet Mountains Scenic Drive: Florence to Colorado City, is a 58 mile scenic drive located near Wetmore, Colorado. There are many opportunities for hiking, camping, fishing, sight seeing, and more along the route.Show more
#3 - Phantom Canyon Gold Belt Tour Back Country Byway
Florence, Colorado
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Length: 32.1 mi
#4 - Blue Heron Ponds Trail
Florence, Colorado
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Length: 1.5 mi • Est. 37 m
#5 - Florence River Park Loop
Florence River Park
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Length: 0.5 mi • Est. 12 m
#6 - Blue Heron Southwest Loop
Florence, Colorado
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Length: 0.9 mi • Est. 22 m