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Devil's Head Fire Lookout

Highway 67, Sedalia, CO
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Ranked #1 of 6 Attractions in Sedalia
Type: Hiking Trails, Sports
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Colorado Springs
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Hiked this trail a Saturday morning, it is 1.4 miles to the fire lookout. The trail path is very will marked with benches along the way to stop and rest. Once o the tower you go up 143 steps. The view from the tower is spectacular. The views along the whole trail is fantastic.

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Yuma, Arizona
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37 reviews 37 reviews
18 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

just south of Denver is the rocky mtn lookout station the hike is fairly easy and worth the reward of the Denver and rocky mountain views

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Aurora, CO
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40 reviews 40 reviews
18 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Go early in the day to avoid the crowds. This must be a popular hike. A website I looked at said medium difficulty. I'd say challenging. It's only 3 miles but all incline, an elevation gain of 940'. Dogs on leashes are allowed. At the top are 143 steps to the fire lookout tower. The view is beautiful but I... More

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denver, co
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Took out of state guests to hike one of our favorite hikes and never thought it would be so full of people and dogs! It's past the holiday so no more Park Ranger and evidently not much of any maintenance. Bags of dog poop were piled up in front of the bathrooms at the trailhead. No garbage cans for them.... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Great hike; fairly short with a great reward of the fire watch tower view at the end. If you are afraid of heights getting up to the tower may be a little scary but the view is worth it! I'm visiting from Minnesota so the altitude makes what is probably considered an easy hike to locals a nice challenge for... More

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Denver, CO
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44 reviews 44 reviews
13 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

This hike was perfect for my family! It was me, who is pretty good shape, my husband who is in really good shape, teen daughter, and two boys ages 6 and 4 who love hiking. The hike up was beautiful and the trail is in good shape, the views on the way up are just breathtaking and the hike was... More

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Getting there was half the adventure. Devi's Head is located in an ATV playland/campground. You have to drive miles on a dirt road before reaching the parking lot for Devil's Head. I made the climb to lookout tower with my 9 and 11 year old. The trail starts off by hiking through a majestic Aspen forest, which gave us time... More

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Highland, Michigan, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Great short trail with amazing views at the top! Steep climb especially for those not used to the altitude, but totally worth it.

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Denver, Colorado
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29 reviews 29 reviews
8 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 via mobile

It is so beautiful at the top and climbing up to the lookout station theview is like no other. The climb was hard and pretty step. I would almost compare to hanging lake. Not as difficult but close enough for government work. Went with hubby and another couple. Lots of pics we're taken and my hubby's phone died. Lol. Well... More

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Westminster, Colorado
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Who knew?!! This was a great hike (over 1.5 miles one way) that got our hearts beating! A climb pretty much all of the way but very pretty with aspen, rock outcrops and views. Once you get to the end of the trail there is a cabin where the ranger lives out of in the summertime. Nice board with the... More

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