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Address: Grand Lake, CO
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This is an eight mile, one way hiking trail through unsurpassed natural...

This is an eight mile, one way hiking trail through unsurpassed natural beauty.

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Bowen Gultch Trail

Love, love it! Found many beautiful campsites..go to end of trail to Lost Lake --gorgeous lake at end!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 24 August 2016
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White Bear Lake, Minnesota
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White Bear Lake, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Love, love it! Found many beautiful campsites..go to end of trail to Lost Lake --gorgeous lake at end!

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Hunt, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016

A nice easy trail with interesting geographic history. Its along the river and was a very pleasant hike. Great for all ages.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2016

This was a short flat hike. With kids-we wanted to test the waters to see how they would do. The wind and blue sky is amazing.

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2015

Smooth trail with minimal elevation gain and most of the time the trail is in the shade so we got a break from the UV exposure on other areas in RMNP. Signs of mule deer with scat on the trails but thankfully none of the horse crap found so commonly on other trails in the park left by the park... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2013

Very nice trail. It is also an 'interpretive' trail. Get information from the US Forest Service that will tell you what you are seeing along the trail. This trail is maintained by hard working volunteers.

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Grand Lake, Colorado, United States
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2013

Great trail with great mountain vistas. We rode to the top with ATV and hiked down to a car parked in the Rocky Mountain National Park. Will do more next time.

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Amarillo, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2013

This trail isn't handicap-accessible, but it is easy at the start, going across the very pretty Kawuneeche Valley. Then it goes into the trees and starts uphill. We hiked a couple miles and then turned back. Would be a good trail to take your kids on. As always, you don't want to let them run wild, ahead of you, out... More 

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Olathe, Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2013

Easy access and smooth path for hiking. Elk, mule deer, moose and coyotes spotted. Great view of the river also. Have a picnic. Restrooms available.

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Atlanta
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2012

Loved this hike, we had the trail to ourselves. We saw elk and moose and lots of birds. Easy at first but then you start to climb, the views are worth it.

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Ames, Iowa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2012

This was formerly a glorious area that held a spectacular old growth forest. I spoke with a forest ranger today about the area, who informed me that the trees have died from pine beetle damage. The roads in the area are closed because trees are falling and creating hazardous conditions. According to the Forest Service's website, over 3 million acres... More 

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