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Easy access right off the hyway into the parking lot. Road accessible with 4wd vehicle while there... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2018
Robert P
North Haverhill, New Hampshire
A great day for a hike

After reading the reviews on Trip Advisor we thought this would be the perfect hike for us flat... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2018
Susan K
Orlando, Florida, United States
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Reviewed 27 October 2018

Easy access right off the hyway into the parking lot. Road accessible with 4wd vehicle while there due to large rocks and potholes. Views are breathtaking and peaceful

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Robert P
Reviewed 28 August 2018

The hike does start a little rough going up hill and does take about 3 hours to accomplish. Along the way you will see the mountains and valleys as you travel along the trail. In addition, you will see some of the old mining equipment...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank kimsX7442XV
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Round trip took us about 3 hours, with many stops for pictures and a quick lunch on a convenient fallen log. We had perfect weather, mixed sun and clouds with a light breeze. There were plenty of wildflowers on display, though prime season was the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank IamDiane44
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

After reading the reviews on Trip Advisor we thought this would be the perfect hike for us flat landers, but it was a little harder than we expected. About half way to the ghost town, we caught our breaths and enjoyed our hike. We only...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Susan K
Reviewed 8 July 2018

Morning hike, 4th July weekend. Easy walk, mostly under trees until we got above the tree line. Flowers were nice and weather cooperated. No bugs ! Recommended.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank carmi2
Reviewed 26 June 2018

This route begins in a large paved parking area on the east side of Route 91 between Interstate 70 and Leadville, though I am giving its address as Breckenridge since it is actually fairly close to Breck. But would be an interesting hike across the...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank AnnArborMiBob
Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

We are no experts but the trail was pretty good and we saw lots of people of different abilities on this trail. A good one to start with to acclimate to the altitude. Not too steep of grade. At the end at 12,400 ft there...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Papa_Grey_Beard
Reviewed 13 October 2017

This is where we take visitors during the summer. It is a beautiful and comfortable climb with beautiful flowers and a few interesting ruins from the mining days. What you wear depends on the weather and temperature. In summer we just wear light clothing, and...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank dachinoy
Reviewed 12 October 2017

This hike was relatively easy and the views did not disappoint. I would recommend hiking here. There are multiple trails once you get out in the open but since it's all open you shouldn't get lost.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Jennifer E
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

This hike up to abandoned cabins at the timber line is easy for all ages. Most of the trail is a dirt road near a brook. For most the trail ends at an old settlement with several abandoned cabins right at the foot of rocky...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Aaron S
27 June 2017|
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By now it should be snow free; at least up to 10,000 feet.