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Doc Holliday's Grave

Linwood Cemetery, Glenwood Springs, CO
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Type: Monuments/ Statues
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Traveler Description: The hike up to Doc Holliday's grave is of moderate difficulty.  If you're used to higher elevations, you may find it easier and asthmatics ,may want... more »
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34 reviews 34 reviews
11 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Glenwood Springs..fabulous, outdoor massive swimming pools. Here Doc Holliday died. The place he stayed at is also to be found on one of the main streets.It`s signposted so easily found. Hike up to see the grave. Not a problem for Brits..we`re used to walking! Full of interesting names...so take a look at the other gravestones, too. Doc isn`t buried where... More

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Broomfield, Colorado
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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

We came to see Doc Holliday's grave site after already spending 3.5 hours hiking that morning, not realizing it was yet another hike UPHILL. It is a short hike, but steep, gravely path and really no shade at the height of the day. There is a bench part way up to stop and rest and the views all around are... More

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61 reviews 61 reviews
24 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

its a fun hike up. You have to seek this place out. the trail head is in a neighbor hood between two houses. Its about a mile up to the cemetery. They don't actually know where doc is buried but they have a marker for him anyway. It was a paupers grave that a lot of unknowns are buried en... More

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Denver, Colorado
17 reviews 17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

A quick jaunt up a hill, just enough to get the blood flowing but not so much that my 3 year old couldn't handle it. Once we got up there it was awesome to see all the old graves and the view over the city was a nice perk. I hiked in flip flops since I broke my toe a... More

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Denver, Colorado
3 reviews 3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Cemetery for Doc Holliday of Old West fame. But the cemetery is not maintenanced well, and the history and legend kind of get lost. Nice view of downtown Glenwood Springs though.

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Denver, Colorado
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

The owner of the Best Kept Secret B&B, Dave Fulton, volunteers at the Pioneer Cemetery in town. We walked up there on July 3 (steep but short walk) and enjoyed looking at all the graves and talking about people's lives. Doc Holliday is not buried there but he died in Glenwood Springs and there is a memorial to him there.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

It is a decent hike to get to the memorial. Keep in mind that they do not know exactly where he is buried due to loss of records. They just know he is somewhere in the cemetery so you are just visiting a memorial created in his honor.

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Parker, Colorado
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30 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

You have to want to go see Doc's and Kid's Gravesite. It is about a mile UPHILL. It is overgrown It is untidy There is no special parking. There is no special anything. But, I wouldn't have missed it for the World It is another one off my Bucket List, and a chance to dream about earlier time's when Men... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

I wanted to do something off the beaten path & have an affinity for cemeteries. Had to park on the street below and "hike" in. The views alone are worth the climb, the cemetery is unkept & quiet. I climbed higher into the cemetery and found another monument. But again, the view was amazing. I only saw 3 other people... More

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Longmont, Colorado
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29 reviews 29 reviews
10 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

This is a great place to visit and read the history of the headstones in the cemetry. A Short hike from the Hotel Denver, but wear comfortable sturdy shoes. Nice Trail with some good views.

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