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Devil's Backbone Nature Trail

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Address: Rt. 34, Loveland, CO

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Beautiful mountains. Easy to mild trail- there are a few trails. Some trails are not marked. Bike and horse trails too!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Fort Worth, Texas
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Fort Worth, Texas
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12 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful mountains. Easy to mild trail- there are a few trails. Some trails are not marked. Bike and horse trails too!

Thank vickiebrewer
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a good rock feature and a good hike. It is an easy hike for the most part. The trail can get really busy. Watch out for the rattle snakes and the bees in the summer.

Thank Scissorkickers
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Took the family there. What a nice walkway to hike. Easy enough for young children to explore and the view was breathtaking. Suitable for mountain biking, horse trail and just hike. Lots to do and lots of open space. You can decide how far you want to go. Highly recommended for a visit.

Thank May F
Crested Butte, Colorado
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I escaped the I25 mayhem and enjoyed running in this nice open space. Trails are well marked and maintained. Views are nice as well as the peacefulness. The geology is cool too.

Thank Andrew B
Loveland, Colorado
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Reviewed 10 April 2017

This trail is close to town (Loveland, CO), easy, and beautiful. It works great for mountain bikers, trail runners, and families with children. Dogs are welcome too.

Thank 151stevee
Loveland, Colorado
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7 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Nice, easier hike for family. The path is fairly narrow in many areas so it can get crowded. We're careful not to go at times because of snakes. Free to park.

Thank LovelandS
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Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

Offers great views and interesting rock formations. The view through the keyhole is outstanding although the area around the backbone had been developed more in recent years.

Thank Robert T
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

My favorite hike in Loveland. The trail has gotten a lot busier over the last several years, but if you go really early in the morning you'll have it to yourself. Beautiful views, great birding, lots of wildflowers during the summer. Be advised that there's little to no shade, so bring water if you go in the heat of the... More 

Thank Heidi K
Indianapolis, Indiana
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Reviewed 13 March 2017

This is a great place to take beginning to moderate hikers. The trails are easy elevation and there is so much to see all along the trail. The parking is good and there are public bathrooms. I love to see the little kids on the trail. Hikers range in age from 2 through 80! Must see in Loveland!

Thank dkb506
Loveland, CO
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Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Love this hike with my kids, it's just strenuous enough but overall pretty easy and breath taking views once you get down the trail a little ways. Nice big parking area, picnic tables and restroom

Thank COchicky

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