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Great Views!

This hike is well worth the time to get there. The views are incredible. The trailhead starts after... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Fantasti! Bonus meeting prolific hiker.

Great views. Early morning weekday and we had the place to ourselves (other than the keeper). Got... read more

Reviewed December 26, 2018
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All reviews fire tower great hike devil's head rampart range road pack a lunch overflow parking drive miles short hike front range family hike great reward moderate hike take your breath away pikes peak narrow road bring plenty of water views are amazing
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This hike is well worth the time to get there. The views are incredible. The trailhead starts after nine miles of unpacked driving along Rampart Range if you approach from the north. There are beautiful views along the trail and the you climb the long...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed December 26, 2018

Great views. Early morning weekday and we had the place to ourselves (other than the keeper). Got a chance to enjoy all views, and read the many interesting items on the interior walls - - including the short informal list of super-frequent hikers. When we...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 14, 2018

This trail is an amazing hike and at the end you will be reward with amazing 360 views of the Pike Peak Forest. Some things to consider before this trip: In order to get to the trail entrance you will have to drive 9 miles...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Donamia
Reviewed August 29, 2018

This is one of the coolest hikes I've done since moving to Colorado. The hike itself is relatively short and moderately easy (about 1.5 miles there, 1.5 back), but the reward is the fire lookout house at the end. You climb 143 stairs to the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
3  Thank Devan O
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

Had a day trip here on the weekend. The drive to get here has its own thrills. Winding dirt roads. I am glad we had a high clearance suv lots of ruts and rocks. The hike goes up almost a thousand feet in elevation on...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 8, 2018

You will be rewarded for the 20 minute washboard drive with a spectacular view of the plains, Pikes Peak, and the South Platte drainage. An hour to hour and a half moderate hike brings you to the cabin of the fire tower keeper. A couple...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank BBlackie
Reviewed August 6, 2018

It is best to get here early as the parking is limited. There is a bathroom at the parking lot, the trail to the top is well maintained and the level of the hike is is fairly easy if your used to the altitude. If...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank janicejane1
Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

What a beautiful reward at the top! You can even go into the fire lookout if the ranger is there. Wonderful view! The hike is moderate.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Ljacksonpurple
Reviewed June 27, 2018

I've visited Devil's Head Fire Lookout every year. Since it's the last manned station on the front range you never know how long it will be around! The hike is short but steep so you do need to be in fairly good shape for the...More

Date of experience: July 2017
3  Thank Laura-OCCS
Reviewed June 18, 2018

The drive up is very scary. Of course, it is a mountain and the roads are so narrow. It's frustrating when you are looking at reviews and no one tells you what to expect on the roads. Be careful for people hauling ATV's and people...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank novajade
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May 28, 2017|
Response from 154pp |
Just finished the hike today - definitely not stroller friendly. Lots of steep switchbacks (not very flat) with rocks and other objects to step over.
Alise E
November 4, 2016|
Response from Jen D | Reviewed this property |
The trail was open last week and I believe will stay open until Rampart Range closes Dec 1, but I don't think the fire tower at the top is open after mid September.