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Nice day hike with great views.

Great trail! Some interesting rock formations also by the trail. The parking lot is nearly full even on Monday so if you have a choice, avoid weekends or get there early. Driving up there is a bit hassle. Some of the unpaved road is like long stretch of speed bumps.

Short hike but second-to-none views.

one of colorado's best hikes! i love hikes that have good views at the end and this one easily takes the cake!

We arrived later in the afternoon and had no problem finding parking at the trailhead nor were there many people at all on the trail. arrived at the top just before 6 when the ranger closed up for the day, and my kiddo got a cool card for having made it. The lookout provides fantastic views on any regular sunny Colorado day, but due to the fires burning around us, the skies were very hazy..

I will say that the dirt road in can be bumpy and jarring but it really depends on the type of vehicle you are driving as well as how fast you're going. We were in my civic going 20 mph or so and while it wasn't ideal, it is totally doable!

the hike is moderate but if you're afraid of heights like I am, the stairs at the end might get you...just go one step at a time, don't look around until you're inside the lookout building at the top. ;)

backpacking
13 days ago

This place is absolutely beautiful. Great place to go backpacking and get away. My friends and I usually come out here and camp a couple days just to decompress. Highly recommendreccomend

Great trail, well marked, and the view from the top is an stunning mountain expanse. It's absolutely stunning but I would not recommend to anyone with a fear of heights.

Great trail, well marked, and the view from the top is an stunning mountain expanse. It's absolutely stunning but I would not recommend to anyone with a fear of heights.

Did this hike today with the family.
Fantastic views and the fire tower is very cool. Nice trail on the way up with lots of cover - shade and cool rock formations to check out and view.
I would have given it a 5 star but the trailhead and trail were very crowded in part due to the holiday. If you are looking for a hike to get away from the crowds this is not it. However it is very family friendly with restrooms at the top by the Tower and nice places to picnic, eat etc. Give yourself some extra time to get to the trailhead with the last 10 miles or so on the dirt road and the potentially busy parking area.

Steady incline from the beginning. But so worth the views!!!!!