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Activities: Hiking
Description: This one-mile, self-guided nature trail ends at an observation point...
This one-mile, self-guided nature trail ends at an observation point located 2,500 feet above the Green and Yampa river canyons, giving visitors one of the most spectacular views in the West.
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awesome views

yes the views are awesome, there is no dislike....lol the drive to it...its a piece in time. so loved it

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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Pleasant Hill, Missouri
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Pleasant Hill, Missouri
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77 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

yes the views are awesome, there is no dislike....lol the drive to it...its a piece in time. so loved it

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

I am so free to skip the "bones" and focus on this marvelous hiking trail. It starts at the very end of Harpers Corner Road, off Highway 40 at the Canyon Area Visitor Center of the Dinosaur National Monument. The walk goes along the rim of a ridge between two canyons. Both, the one on the left and on the... More 

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Rockledge, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

This trail is about three miles there and back. While the heat was a challenge, the trail itself wasn't too bad. Our daughters were 7 and 9, did fine. The vistas are grand and worth it. A good family adventure.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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298 reviews
101 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 268 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Drive to the very end of Harper's Corner Road to reach the trail head for this hike. There are several overlooks along the way that provide beautiful views of the canyons. As it was early morning when we started the drive we found ourselves occasionally sharing the road with deer that have a tendency to suddenly pop out of nowhere.... More 

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Fort Collins
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21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Our family only had time to do one hike in Dinosaur National Monument and this turned out to be the perfect one. This hike is long enough to feel like a hike, and even while it is around 3 miles round trip, the views are perhaps the best in the park. The trail follows a peninsula that juts out to... More 

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Curtice, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Incredible views make this up and down trail worth every minute. Some of the trail us narrow and close to the edge but I was never frightened for my kids walking ahead of us. This is THE trail to hike in Dinosaur National Monument.

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We loved this walk. We did it with our two small girls (4 and 6 years old) so it was quite a long walk for them. There is only one part of the walk where you need to be quite cautious of the edge, as there is a fence at the end of the walk so kids can look around... More 

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Peronnas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

First Dinosaur is a quiet park, far from the crowd. From Harper's corner one can get some wonderful views on the Green River. The path leading there is easy and nice.

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London
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

This is by far the most rewarding walk in Dinosaur NM. It is fairly flat as you go along a ridge up to the edge of the cliff that overlooks the Green River. From there you have amazing views of the river to the west, the meanders to the right with Steamboat Rock and Echo Park and a view ahead... More 

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Caneyville, KY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2012

An easy 2 mile round trip walk at the end of a scenic drive. Takes you out the spine of a ridge to a narrow point 2300 ft. above the rivers. Tremendous views up and down stream and of Echo Park. Well worth the effort.

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