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Nice hike

Beautiful hike - it was just a very dry time of year in July - easy to find and there are a lot of... read more

Reviewed July 26, 2018
Santa Barbara, California
Tough hike with kids

We started the Colorow Trail at the east entry and made the complete loop to exit on the west. The... read more

Reviewed March 21, 2018
Lindsborg, Kansas
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Jul 26, 2018
“Nice hike”
Mar 21, 2018
“Tough hike with kids”
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Reviewed July 26, 2018

Beautiful hike - it was just a very dry time of year in July - easy to find and there are a lot of route options. It can be as long or short as you like.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed March 21, 2018 via mobile

We started the Colorow Trail at the east entry and made the complete loop to exit on the west. The trail was a bit strenuous at times with our 5-year old twins, but we made it! The views overlooking the valley are extraordinary and the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank phatjazzkat
Reviewed August 31, 2017 via mobile

I hiked this trail in the morning before fishing. There were lots of juniper trees and some scrub oak. Nice view of New Castle at the top. The trail winds through a neighborhood at the beginning.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Stephen W
Reviewed July 13, 2016

This is a fairly short hike and you can start at either end and make a loop back to the subdivision. Since we were enervated by the daytime heat we started our walk after dinner. You would want to make sure you are early enough...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed December 4, 2015

Short little hike that offers amazing views overlooking New Castle and beyond. You can do this hike from anywhere in town, and end you hike with a beer and a burger at one of the restaurants downtown.

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank Adam C
Reviewed November 27, 2015

Although it is an easy hike, it delivers exceptional views and a moderate elevation gain. While hiking the first few switchbacks don't forget to take a look across the valley to the south and west and the ridges of the Grand Hogback. Enjoy gazing above...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Steve W
Reviewed November 20, 2015

I love this trail it is right in New Castle and it has a lot to offer scenic and a great elevation change for a thorough workout. it might be easiest to access it from Vix Ranch Park, N Wild Horse Dr, New Castle, CO...More

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank aottersen
Reviewed November 11, 2015

Perfect distance and great view from overlook. All the locals love this place. Whether you're biking or hiking it is a great place to go.

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Graham R
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