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Devil's Backbone Nature Trail

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Address: Rt. 34, Loveland, CO
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This is a great place to take your out-of-town friends and family who want to get just a little exercise. After the initial walking up slope, you will be treated to a fabulous... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 17 January 2017
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Loveland, Colorado
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Loveland, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

This is a great place to take your out-of-town friends and family who want to get just a little exercise. After the initial walking up slope, you will be treated to a fabulous panorama of the rock formation called 'Devil's Backbone.' You can turn around any time or keep on going. Great if you just want a 30-45 minute walk... More 

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Loveland, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Went New Years' day, very crowded. trail very well maintained, although it would be safer if rangers kept walkers off the bike trail

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Overland Park, Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

You can tell a great Trail when it's clean, well marked and history is posted. Obviously in December we found some parts with ice but we were prepared. They were runners, babies in strollers, children, grandparents and just walkers. We loved the map of the peaks and names of them. Some walkers had canes/walking sticks. There was many spots to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

This is an easy hike, but be warned to bring water especially if you hike this in the summer. There is no shade. The backbone is so cool and makes for fabulous photos. Make sure to go up to the keyhole and take pictures of the front range. This also makes an excellent moonlight hike.

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Loveland, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

This is a beautiful area just west of Loveland and we've enjoyed a couple hikes here. There are trails that are distinctly for foot traffic, bikes or both which is a great concept. However, we did find that they're not always well marked from both directions and we ran into some VERY crusty bikers the last time we were out... More 

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Loveland, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

The trail is not super rugged. It's a good afternoon hike. The trail intersects with several other trails along the Front Range foothills in Larimer County.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

The trail was nice and viesable the trail was marked very good it was a great view and loved the view of the mountains.

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Greeley, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Easily accessible from west Loveland. Trail is nicely maintained for hikers and bikers. Add this to your planning itinerary when you have visitors to the area

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greeley, CO
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

We took our two Siberian huskys for a walk there. Nice path with great views of the area. Information boards on the geology of the area.

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Loveland, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

You can get in a trail run, bike ride, or a casual hike with all the variety here. Bike and running trails connect all the way up to Horsetooth Reservoir on the north, and over to Coyote Ridge to the north and east. County just recently marked off a new trail to keep bikes and runners from getting in the... More 

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