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Devil's Backbone Nature Trail

Rt. 34, Loveland, CO
+1 970-619-4570
Review Highlights
Good local trail

This is a well maintained and well signposted trail which gives options for loops of different... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2017
Madalyn H
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
Easy hiking just outside of loveland

Great place to hike. The scenery is beautiful. You can bring your dogs. And hiks here year... read more

Reviewed 22 September 2017
Denver, Colorado
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“easy hike” (17 reviews)
“bring water” (9 reviews)
“great hike” (14 reviews)
Rt. 34, Loveland, CO
+1 970-619-4570
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Reviewed 26 September 2017

This is a well maintained and well signposted trail which gives options for loops of different lengths. Great views and good parking.

Thank Madalyn H
Reviewed 22 September 2017

Great place to hike. The scenery is beautiful. You can bring your dogs. And hiks here year round. Just watch out for snakes.

Thank moosemom826
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

Been here many times, and we usually see a deer or two. The unique rock formations make a wonderful backdrop for a walk. This is a good warmup before tackling RMNP trails, especially if you need to adjust to the altitude. Loveland is a lovely...More

Thank Cynthia P
Reviewed 20 September 2017

Fairly easy hike with some beautiful views! We were limited on time but would have liked to hiked more of the area.

Thank dmalko
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

You can go as far as you like on this trail. Near the trailhead are the ruins of a former mining operation. I used to run on this all the time. You can Mountain bike here too. It can get full on the weekends. I...More

Thank dmullet
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Easy basic hike with some seclusion and great desert flora and fauna. Hit it right and You'll see a prairie rattled. Views are medium and the terrain is runable.

Thank david t
Reviewed 7 September 2017

I love to hike to the Keyhole rock. View from the rock is spectacular. When friends and relatives visit, it is a hike which can easily be done in an hour. The backbone rock formation is unique.

Thank richardmK9250FF
Reviewed 24 August 2017

An amazing early morning walk at sunrise or sunset. Beautiful and haunting. One of the best parts of the foothills

Thank cocoblackandsilver
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

We visited at sunrise to get some good photos. There is a short loop trail which is wheelchair accessible and a long trail for runners, hikers and bicycles. The views are great.

Thank ester94
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Simple hike that loops in several places. View is great but to see from the best view, well it's not really wheelchair accessible and very difficult with stroller unless either are mountain tire ready Parking lot is spacious. Well marked location off CR 34 on...More

Thank jperron55
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28 March 2017|
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Response from EssGeeKay | Reviewed this property |
I've only seen dogs on leashes - but it doesn't mean everyone abides the law.
3 February 2016|
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Response from Bradley S | Reviewed this property |
It is walkable, just mind your pace, and realize that you are at altitude, which can have a significant effect on some people. Be conservative - some expend too much time and energy going out, and don't turn back soon... More