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Devil's Head Fire Lookout

Highway 67, Sedalia, CO 80135
+1 303-275-5610
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One of the best hike with awesome views

Fun family adventure hike. It's a long 10 miles of dirt road and switchbacks to the Devils Head... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2016
LilMonkeysTravel
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
Worth the climb!

Lots of steps, lots of fun, trees, incredible views! A beautiful hike. Be careful taking pets up... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2016
Jen D
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Castle Rock
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Highway 67, Sedalia, CO 80135
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Reviewed 12 July 2016

Fun family adventure hike. It's a long 10 miles of dirt road and switchbacks to the Devils Head Trailhead. We took our time as we have a very low car. We came on 4 of July so there was minimal traffic. But I hear it's...More

1  Thank LilMonkeysTravel
Reviewed 8 July 2016

Lots of steps, lots of fun, trees, incredible views! A beautiful hike. Be careful taking pets up the last stairs - they are open.

Thank Jen D
Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

This is a great hike! Short, but a must. The 360 degree views from the top of the lookout are amazing! It is a popular hike and can be busy at peak times.

1  Thank JakeH11684
Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

I absolutely loved the journey to the top of the lookout tower. The hike wasn't strenuous (at least from the point of several college students) and offered a breathtaking view once the summit was reached.

Thank Marissa Y
Reviewed 28 April 2016

This is a great hike! so many places to stop and take photos. When you get to the top, don't be afraid to climb those final stairs, it's worth it!!! Hold on to your hat up there, it can get windy. Bring your camera!!

Thank Jetsetter427
Reviewed 26 April 2016

This is a special place. Great and easy hike to the top of Devil's Head and then on to the lookout tower which is only occasionally manned. Historically, if it was and you made it to the top, you received a card making you a...More

Thank n0nesuchfarm
Reviewed 1 January 2016 via mobile

Came out here with my boyfriend early October 2015. I had vastly underestimated the difficulty I would have with the altitude and this became an all day event. The views and Aspen foliage were absolutely spectacular and Ranger Bill Ellis is such a sweet man....More

1  Thank Diana P
Reviewed 30 September 2015

Awesome hike to the fire tower! An easy hike with a clear trail and well kept steps. The elevation was gradual and not too strenuous. The views at the fire tower are amazing. The steps to the fire tower are safe and sturdy. The foliage...More

Thank tattersall_12
Reviewed 6 September 2015

Wonderful vistas; an easy hike with numerous steps to scale to the lookout. Take the family. Like similar areas, terrible washroom facilities, but you are out in the middle of nowhere.

1  Thank Paddy B
Reviewed 4 September 2015 via mobile

Had a great time on a day with 80% chance of rain, hit the trail hard, but noticed only 5 cars there, did not get there until 12pm, but all were on the way down. Got up in the heat of the day, but enjoyed...More

1  Thank Paul S
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mervin1101
Is the trail ok for strollers? I know the stairs are not but how Bout up to the stairs?
29 May 2017|
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Response from P P |
Just finished the hike today - definitely not stroller friendly. Lots of steep switchbacks (not very flat) with rocks and other objects to step over.
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Alise E
Is the trail open now (November 4 - 6th 2016?) Just want to make sure it's not closed for the season before I make the trip.
5 November 2016|
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Response from Jen D | Reviewed this property |
The trail was open last week and I believe will stay open until Rampart Range closes Dec 1, but I don't think the fire tower at the top is open after mid September.
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Ron H
how to get there from castle rock
10 June 2016|
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Response from Jetsetter427 | Reviewed this property |
From Castle Rock you need to get on South Rampart Range Road, so depending on where you live, there are a couple ways you can access Rampart Range Road. I take Perry Park Road (105) to Jackson Creek Road. I follow Jackson... More
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