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Hagerman Tunnel

Forest Road 105, Leadville, CO
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Ranked #12 of 17 attractions in Leadville
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- Oct 8, 2013
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Des Moines, IA
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39 reviews 39 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

A few years ago we unsuccessfully tried to find this from the Windsor Lake Trail. We then used a trail guide that started at the higher turn out and gave a good historical description of everything. You could just follow the track bed, but some correct shortcuts save time and let you see more. After the tunnel, continue north to... More

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Leadville, CO
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

This is a beautiful hike going up an old 6% train grade. It takes you through the old town of Douglass, where the ladies of the evening were too rough to work in the nearby Mining town of Leadville. I would say an easy hike (harder on the way up than down) at almost 12,000'. But... be prepared... start the... More

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

There are two simple ways to get to the old Douglass City ghost town that once housed railroad workers, one by heading up the Windsor Lake Trail off Hagerman Pass Road at the point where the road begins to climb (but be sure to get some directions, since that route leaves the Windsor Lake Trail early on and is not... More

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Dillon, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2012

It's a nice summer hike with a lot of wild flowers. The tunnel entrance is visible with ice inside, even in summer.

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