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Monument Rock Trail

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Great little town.

I thought we were taking a wrong turn but it turned out to be a great little place . Lots of cute... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
Mount Prospect, Illinois
Nice trail that gives the opportunity to go beyond

The Monument Rock Trail is a very nice trail with a fine destination, but it also connects to a... read more

Reviewed 29 June 2018
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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“easy hike”(3 reviews)
“parking lot”(2 reviews)
“trailhead”(3 reviews)
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Nursery Rd & Mt Herman Rd, Monument, CO
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Reviewed 3 May 2015

Many hiking areas along the front range have some climbing or rise in elevation. However, the Mt. Herman Trailhead begins a very pleasant, forested, and fairly flat trail (using a forestry service road) leading to the geologic remnant called Monument Rock, the namesake of Monument,...More

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Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Great little hike just outside of town. Nothing to speak of with regards to elevation or challenges. Took my brother and sister in law out for fresh air and the smell of pine. Made for a nice morning walk. Recommend using All Trails for a...More

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Reviewed 10 July 2018

I thought we were taking a wrong turn but it turned out to be a great little place . Lots of cute shops. They were doing all new streets so it was hard to find a spot to park. We had fun there and enjoyed...More

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Reviewed 29 June 2018

The Monument Rock Trail is a very nice trail with a fine destination, but it also connects to a much larger trail network that can provide hours of outstanding hiking or mountain biking.

Thank montanapescado
Reviewed 3 May 2018

There was a time when most of this was off limits. Now, only the Fire work center is. Make sure to check the portion on the north side of Mt. Herman Rd as well. Generally less crowded. A cool place to walk in Tri-Lakes!

Thank Stephen M
Reviewed 18 January 2018

This is a nice trail and was very quiet on the Sunday that we hiked it. The views are decent, but not amazing. Still, it was a good place to enjoy a couple of hours.

Thank MikeThePilgrim
Reviewed 21 December 2017

When we moved out to Monument from Virginia in 1998, I used to run these trails and loved it. Back then I rarely ran into another soul. That has changed, but it is still not that busy. It is not a strenuous hike, but you...More

Thank JoeMobile
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Nice easy trail, was nice to be able to take young kids, and not sure very do it was n my best day. However, people not the nay take their dogs 🐶 off leashes, but there is dog poop al over. I had to keep...More

Thank K J
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Nice and Easy hike in Monument CO. Beautiful scenery and great photo ops! Great for walking or biking.

Thank Sandi S
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Took our kids (ages 10, 9, & 7) up the Mt. Herman Trail to Monument Rock. Totally worth the walk! Easy hike, little elevation gain, 2.5 miles RT, from parking lot to Monument Rock and back. Part shaded with forest, part open space meadow with...More

1  Thank OneBusyMama7
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Well-established local trail that takes you to the base of the very prominent tower of rock that is Monument's Monument Rock. Immediately adjacent to the rock is a small pond with a park bench to sit and enjoy the Colorado azure.

Thank mbartmess
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