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Really nice trail

This is a great, wide trail, away from the highway. It has a nice view and goes a long way! My sons... read more

Reviewed January 14, 2019
Westminster, Colorado
Cool bridge over river..

We didn't have our bikes,so we walked some of it ,in 2 different sections...We went over the bride... read more

Reviewed September 18, 2018
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Reviewed February 2, 2019 via mobile

This trail is a disgrace. We rode on fully suspended mountain bikes and had to have our teeth reset after 42 miles. They have cut ALL of the tree cover away so farmers can use the land 3 foot from the trail. No wind block....More

Date of experience: February 2019
3  Thank randy m
Reviewed January 14, 2019

This is a great, wide trail, away from the highway. It has a nice view and goes a long way! My sons and I walked from our hotel for an hour or so. Great!

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed September 18, 2018

We didn't have our bikes,so we walked some of it ,in 2 different sections...We went over the bride near Valentine.. It is a really high up & pretty long...Wish we had bikes to explore more,what we seen was good..

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank vicsdahlias
Reviewed August 28, 2018

My sister rode her bike from end to end of the Cowboy Trail. I was support for her trip. She started the ride in Valentine and I drove to the parking area for the bridge, walked the short hike and took pics of her as...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Seahawkfan12
Reviewed August 3, 2018

Don't be confused by the signs on hwy 20 pointing to "Historic Bridge". Those signs refer to another bridge, Bryan's Bridge, which is a steel arch road bridge, unremarkable in appearance. Instead, look for the carpark with the large "Welcome to Valentine" sign. The old...More

Date of experience: August 2018
4  Thank aussiewanderers
Reviewed July 23, 2018

This is a must see if you're in the area. It's approximately 400 yards from the parking lot, but worth the walk. The views are breathtaking.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Doug_68522
Reviewed July 2, 2018 via mobile

We've biked from 3 locations, O'Neil, Bassett and Valentine. All great trailheads. Bridge at Valentine is spectacular. Free RV parking in Bassett at fairgrounds with electric. Dump & water available. Trail in great condition, wide and very little grade change. Easy riding!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank SmallSally
Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

The kids loved this bridge even though we stopped by in the cold wind. The parking lot is easy to find and has a huge Welcome to Valentine sign in it. The walk to the bridge seemed like it took 10 minutes with the youngest...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank GasEngineer
Reviewed September 26, 2017

Difficult to get good photos from/of the trestle bridge, which was iron, not wood like we expected. Kinda disappointing.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Jan S
Reviewed September 23, 2017 via mobile

We started at the spot located right outside of Valentine and walked over the bridge there. It has amazing view of the countryside and is well worth the effort. It would be a long walk for most children. But for walkers, runner, hikers, and bikers...More

Date of experience: September 2017
7  Thank Herman16
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May 11, 2017|
Response from emilygarrisonlenz | Reviewed this property |
My mother-in-law and her husband hiked it for 13 days… Staying in tents and then when they made it to towns stayed in motels and or pitched a tent in city parks/bathrooms. They only ran across people who were willing to... More