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Address: Crested Butte, CO
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This trail offers moderate conditions and is very scenic.

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We were there in early July, wild flowers were already blooming. Lower loop seemed easy so we decided to go for the upper lower loop. The views were awesome so, we were stopping... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 1, 2016
Sutapa B
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

We were there in early July, wild flowers were already blooming. Lower loop seemed easy so we decided to go for the upper lower loop. The views were awesome so, we were stopping frequently to take photos and after a while we found out that it's pretty late and getting dark. It's a long walk to the parking lot and... More 

Thank Sutapa B
Centennial, Colorado
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51 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

We went the end of Sept and the leaves were changing so was beautiful, but this would be a great drive any time of the year as the mountain views along this drive are spectacular!

Thank ksandi04
Gunnison, Colorado
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015

Love this trail! You can run it as and out and back, or out and half back to town, or take your flat lander friends on just the upper out part and stash a shuttle at Skyland. Explore around the boulders and figure out how all the seashells got there?

1 Thank Carollynn C
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61 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Lower loop is an easy enjoyable hike through a fabulous scenic meadow. This July it was full of wildflower. The path is narrow so I enjoy wearing hiking shoes. Make sure you are covered with sunscreen and bring water. There are some bikers on the trail, so be alert and move to the side. You can hike as long or... More 

1 Thank nbjb
Denver, Colorado
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190 reviews
78 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

We ended up connecting to these trails using the Woods Walk trail (just outside of town on the road to Kebler Pass). The trail begins with a 200-300' stroll through Aspen trees. It then opens into a meadow filled with wildflowers, with views of snowcapped peaks in the distance and Crested Butte in the valley below. The trail is well... More 

2 Thank LostInColorado
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

The aspen grove was so full of color on my run that i was speechless.It was such color and quiet, amazing.

1 Thank Gina H
Vail, Colorado, United States
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138 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Really loved the variety, length of the rides and the scenery. We rode from town which was a nice alternative to driving to the parking area. Wasn't very crowded and we got far enough out that we saw almost no one else.

Thank Ryanbeerlover
Denver, Colorado
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160 reviews
65 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

These summer trails can start in town. They are well maintain & well traveled, with nice flowers and views. More spectacular trails are at higher elevation (Oh Be Joyful, West Maroon Pass to Aspen)/ Thank you, City of Crested Butte, for rehabbing an preserving these trails!

1 Thank Kathyindenver
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30 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

The Lower Upper Loop is a biking trail that is scenic and is at 8000 feet above sea level. If you love the outdoors, PLEASE take this fun trail ride. Be careful...most of the trail is easy to ride but there are sections that are rocky and a bit tough. We just walked our bikes over these parts and there... More 

1 Thank CMU76
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We are beginner hikers to Colorado's trails, and we thoroughly enjoyed this loop. Very pretty views!

1 Thank Tuyl F

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