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Bowen Gulch Trail

Grand Lake, CO
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Nice Trail

Nice trail with beautiful mountain scenery. You can go as far as you want-it ends at a pretty... read more

Reviewed 21 March 2017
Janet F
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Highlands Ranch, Colorado
Bowen Gultch Trail

Love, love it! Found many beautiful campsites..go to end of trail to Lost Lake --gorgeous lake at... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2016
braceletmama
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White Bear Lake, Minnesota
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21 Mar 2017
“Nice Trail”
24 Aug 2016
“Bowen Gultch Trail”
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Grand Lake, CO
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Reviewed 21 March 2017

Nice trail with beautiful mountain scenery. You can go as far as you want-it ends at a pretty little lake.

Thank Janet F
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Love, love it! Found many beautiful campsites..go to end of trail to Lost Lake --gorgeous lake at end!

Thank braceletmama
Reviewed 21 July 2016

A nice easy trail with interesting geographic history. Its along the river and was a very pleasant hike. Great for all ages.

Thank Reggaetex
Reviewed 11 March 2016

This was a short flat hike. With kids-we wanted to test the waters to see how they would do. The wind and blue sky is amazing.

2  Thank kimmerseuf
Reviewed 26 September 2013

Very nice trail. It is also an 'interpretive' trail. Get information from the US Forest Service that will tell you what you are seeing along the trail. This trail is maintained by hard working volunteers.

4  Thank Hunter C
Reviewed 5 September 2013

Great trail with great mountain vistas. We rode to the top with ATV and hiked down to a car parked in the Rocky Mountain National Park. Will do more next time.

2  Thank bwllyjf
Reviewed 27 July 2013

This trail isn't handicap-accessible, but it is easy at the start, going across the very pretty Kawuneeche Valley. Then it goes into the trees and starts uphill. We hiked a couple miles and then turned back. Would be a good trail to take your kids...More

2  Thank Gallopingphotog
Reviewed 27 June 2013

Easy access and smooth path for hiking. Elk, mule deer, moose and coyotes spotted. Great view of the river also. Have a picnic. Restrooms available.

8  Thank dkmurray59
Reviewed 24 June 2012

Loved this hike, we had the trail to ourselves. We saw elk and moose and lots of birds. Easy at first but then you start to climb, the views are worth it.

8  Thank neenee1
Reviewed 4 June 2012

This was formerly a glorious area that held a spectacular old growth forest. I spoke with a forest ranger today about the area, who informed me that the trees have died from pine beetle damage. The roads in the area are closed because trees are...More

9  Thank iaswr
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Susan A
I am handicapped and own an electric scooter. Is the Bowen Gulch Trail handicapped accessible?
24 January 2017|
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Response from braceletmama | Reviewed this property |
no, unfortunately it is not. You may want to check with trails that are closer to Denver--this one is more remote. Possibly Red Rocks Area, or the Colorado Springs area may have trails? More funding in cities is what I... More
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CJThomas
Since Bowen Gulch is named after Fred Bowen, a late friend of my family, and I knew him, I've wanted to hike this trail for a long time. What is the shortest and best trailhead access to use for this hike?
8 September 2015|
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Clint Lynn H
location in relation to downtown gtand lake
31 March 2015|
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