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Lulu City Hike

Rocky Mountain National Park, CO
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Great hike for meadows and wildlife

My wife and I are lowlanders, and hiked this trail as we were adjusting to the altitude. As other... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2017
Hik3r
,
Frisco, Texas
via mobile
Loved this hike

This was a great hike (about 7.5 miles with some extra "getting lost" we did.) Not too strenuous... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2016
MacStabby
,
Milwaukee, WI
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Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

My wife and I are lowlanders, and hiked this trail as we were adjusting to the altitude. As other reviews state, if you're looking for grand vistas, RMNP has a lot of great hikes that meet your need, and this isn't one of them. This...More

Thank Hik3r
Reviewed 18 August 2016

This was a great hike (about 7.5 miles with some extra "getting lost" we did.) Not too strenuous for the most part, and QUIET. We saw very few other hikers, which was lovely. We happened to see two moose in a clearing, and a baby...More

Thank MacStabby
Reviewed 9 August 2016

I am always looking for something new, as I live in the Denver metro. Other reviewers have it right- there are much more spectacular things to do, but this is still a good hike - very well maintained trail. Great for solitude if you keep...More

Thank vguifguyngo
Reviewed 18 September 2015

This is an "out and back" hike that follows the Colorado River. There is a lot of history along the trail, but very little of it visibly remains. I understand that there are old mines and mine tailings, but they are obviously not marked for...More

1  Thank kevina994
Reviewed 26 August 2015

Don't do it. We did the entire 14 mile round trip hike to the Grand Ditch and passed by Lulu City which is not much more than a stake in the ground saying here was Lulu City. There are other and better hikes in the...More

3  Thank Bastille1979
Reviewed 31 July 2015 via mobile

Total distance was over 7 miles but terrain was not bad. We didn't find much at the Lulu City site but was a nice morning hike. Wish we would have gone the extra mile and gone to the Yellowstone Canon.

1  Thank honase
Reviewed 1 July 2015

I believe the total distance for this hike (there and back) is close to 7 miles. We started earlier in the day around 10:00 a.m. and the hike took around 4 1/2 hours. Part of our group peeled off for various reasons (one person had...More

Thank GermanyGal
Reviewed 20 July 2014

Easy trail, but don't expect to find an awesome reward at the end. Nice place for a picnic, but I am sure there are better hikes around. Good for people who come from lower altitudes.

2  Thank Dltscyc
Reviewed 12 March 2012

A horse trail that is full of dumps, are the price to pay to follow a sream that becomes the Colorado River ,draws to many people and hoses .

Thank alireiner
Reviewed 2 August 2011

The round trip hike to Lulu City north from the Colorado River trailhead on the west side of Rocky Mountain NP is about 7.5 miles, and a pleasant way to spend the morning. The walk has gradual elevation change that is not hard at all....More

2  Thank NJ-Eric
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