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Flat trail by mountains

Want to see beautiful Colorado, but not used to walking steep inclines? Then go to Waterton... read more

Reviewed 29 January 2018
Rebecca S
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Bolingbrook, Illinois
Great get away place that's close

It we a beautiful day, not very busy but a lot of people enjoying fishing, bicycling, photography... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2017
Jim R
,
Highlands Ranch, Colorado
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“dirt road” (4 reviews)
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Reviewed 29 January 2018

Want to see beautiful Colorado, but not used to walking steep inclines? Then go to Waterton. Because it's a canyon, you follow the river; nice and flat. If always wanted to bike this trail--it goes on forever, and doesn't loop. I was amazed at how...More

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Reviewed 19 August 2017

It we a beautiful day, not very busy but a lot of people enjoying fishing, bicycling, photography and hiking. Saw a few sheep a deer and a squirrel. We are fortunate that Denver Water maintains this for us to use at no cost. The "no...More

Thank Jim R
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Reviewed 26 June 2017

Watertown only gets 4/5 because it's not a great place for dogs, and I have 3... If you don't have a dog, it's a wonderful place to hike or bike or fish.

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Reviewed 6 June 2017

This lovely, wide, trail follows the Platte River all the way to Strontia Springs Reservoir if you want to hike or ride the full 6.2 miles. There are picnic tables, porta potties, and great fishing holes all along the way. If you go early or...More

Thank Janet F
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Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

I visited this beautiful place and will definitely return! I was fortunate enough to see wild turkeys, deers, and of course bighorn sheep! It was a peaceful and relaxing approx 7 mile hike on a dirt road with plenty of opportunities to stop for a...More

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Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

I know there are many bike rides to choose from in the greater Denver Metropolitan region, but I personally like a bike ride on Waterton Canyon. It's great for kids as there is plenty of scenario once you get into the Canyon. Total trip is...More

Thank Rolster8
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Reviewed 13 September 2016

Lovely, wide walk ways. Good for biking and walking. Lovely rock formations and the Platte River goes through it

Thank pamo1
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Reviewed 26 August 2016

Recently I visited the Denver, CO area. My brother-in-law suggested a mild hike in Waterton Canyon on a Saturday morning. Usage was heavy by walkers, baby strollers, serious bicyclists, casual bicyclists, runners on a very flat route. The wide road is a fire break, going...More

Thank maiagaia
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Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Regardless of your interest, there is something for everyone in the canyon. You can hike, run or ride (bike or horse) in the canyon. You don't have to go far without a rest area or bathroom. The wildlife is spectacular. No dogs!! Unless it is...More

Thank Brian C
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Reviewed 5 June 2016

Rode the canyon up with my two kids, 9 and 11, while the wife ran it. Beautiful scenery, wide dirt road up,(maintained by Denver Water) and got to see the big horn sheep at the end. Don't be one of the morons who tries to...More

Thank Skidadoftwo
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