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Horsetooth Mountain Park

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Gems in Horsetooth Mountain Park - 1

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gem Favorite Coming down from the valley viewpoint.

Horsetooth Falls

(17) Bellvue, CO

Recommended Routes in Horsetooth Mountain Park - 2

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Favorite Heading up to the Horsetooth Falls
Intermediate

Horsetooth Falls Out and Back

2.3 mi 3.7 km 378' Up 115.29 m Up 379' Down 115.64 m Down

Laporte, CO
Favorite 500 feet up the last pitch before the summit of the trail is a steep scramble and equally steep backwards all fours scramble on the descent.
Intermediate/Difficult

Horsetooth Falls and Rock Trail Loop

8.3 mi 13.3 km 1,743' Up 531.41 m Up 1,743' Down 531.29 m Down

Bellvue, CO

Horsetooth Mountain Park Hiking

  • 135 Miles 217 Kilometers of Trail
  • 4 Recommended Routes
  • 1 Gem Gems
  • 5 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 16 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 2 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Horsetooth Mountain Park - 19

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2.5 mi 4.0 km #1Horsetooth Rock Trail
Intermediate
Bellvue, CO
Intermediate
Bellvue, CO 39 
0.5 mi 0.8 km #2Carey Springs Trail
Intermediate
Laporte, CO
Intermediate
Laporte, CO
6.2 mi 10.0 km #3Blue Sky
Intermediate
Laporte, CO
Intermediate
Laporte, CO
1.5 mi 2.4 km #4Sawmill Trail
Intermediate
Laporte, CO
Intermediate
Laporte, CO
1.3 mi 2.1 km #5Wathen Trail
Difficult
Laporte, CO
Difficult
Laporte, CO
2.5 mi 4.1 km #6South Valley Trail Loop
Easy
Laporte, CO
Easy
Laporte, CO
3.3 mi 5.3 km #7Mill Creek Trail
Difficult
Laporte, CO
Difficult
Laporte, CO
8.5 mi 13.6 km #8Foothills Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Laporte, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
Laporte, CO 12 
0.6 mi 0.9 km #9Hogback Overlook Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Bellvue, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
Bellvue, CO
0.8 mi 1.4 km #10Horsetooth Falls Trail
Intermediate
Laporte, CO
Intermediate
Laporte, CO

Photos of Horsetooth Mountain Park - 36

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500 feet up the last pitch before the summit of the trail is a steep scramble and equally steep backwards all fours scramble on the descent.
Jul 27, 2019 near Bellvue, CO
View east towards Fort Collins, one mile from the summit.
Jul 27, 2019 near Bellvue, CO
Soderberg connector trail overlook
Mar 18, 2019 near Bellvue, CO
Heading up to the Horsetooth Falls
Oct 9, 2016 near Laporte, CO
The Horsetooth area is beautiful!
Apr 27, 2015 near Laporte, CO
Don't forget to look up...
Aug 23, 2020 near Bellvue, CO
Northern Colorado summer wildflowers. This is called "Chiming Bells".
Jul 27, 2019 near Bellvue, CO
Northern Colorado summer wildflowers. This is called "Old Man on the Mountain".
Jul 27, 2019 near Bellvue, CO