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Address: 1103 Highway 93, Golden, CO 80401-9007
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Great short hike

This is a great place to get outdoors, even with little ones. There's some beautiful scenery along the way and you'll get a decent workout. Great views when you get up higher.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed March 21, 2016
KendraP05
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Denver, Colorado

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York, Pennsylvania, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

Trail was easy, moderate, and occasionally difficult. After completing 26,000 steps that included the amazing Red Rock amphitheater nestled in the mountains, we had Lunch in nearby Golden home of Coors brewery. One of the best hikes during our three week stay. There is a scenic drive overlooking Golden that is worth the views.

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Phuket, Thailand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016

I've been running and hiking in this park since the early 1990's. With all the many loops and options you can do as much or as little as you like. The big loop includes climbing the plateau on the west side of the road and then skirting the Dakota Ridge (Son of a Bidge Ridge) on the east side. It's... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 6, 2016

One of the closest natural trail near Denver, right out off I70 exit. Nothing spactacular but it great for a pleasant weekend walk. Ends in the spectacular Red Rocks amphitheater.

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Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 21, 2016

This is a great place to get outdoors, even with little ones. There's some beautiful scenery along the way and you'll get a decent workout. Great views when you get up higher.

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Thank KendraP05
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 10, 2016 via mobile

Matthews/Winters is a great place for a run, hike, or mountain biking. It's easy access & close proximity to Denver make it a good choice if you have time constraints or don't want to drive too far. We prefer parking at the north entrance and hiking south on the Red Rocks trail. Then take the Morrison Slide Trail loop. This... More 

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Brighton, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2015

This park is a beautiful setting, with easy access for both hikers and bikers (with hiking and biking trails separate). I started along the hiking trail, but quickly discovered in my business clothes and oxfords that I was quite unequipped to go much further! However, it was very appealing to go here, and many folks were using the trail for... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2015

We took the Red Rocks Trail (from the Village Walk Trail). We didn't do a great job of planning (plenty of water, hats, and sunscreen, but didn't check the distance before we headed out). The trail runs into Red Rocks Loop Road after about 3.5 miles (but the trail continues). In the meantime, you'll twist and turn through plenty of... More 

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Golden, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2015

Great hike not too far from Denver. Connect to the Red Rocks trail or only do the loop. Gets busy during the weekends. Dogs on leash are welcome.

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Destin, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 19, 2015

During my first trip to the Denver area this is where we went for a trail run. Not crowded, quiet, well maintained. We will go here often!

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carmel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

In the area from out of state and pulled off and found this trail/hike. The trail had a lot of activity. The entire family had fun and a good trail.

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