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Lookout Mountain Trail

Intermediate
 3.5 (21)

Connector trail between Chimney Gulch and Apex Trail.


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2.5

Miles

4.0

KM

Point to Point

7,545' 2,300 m

High

6,895' 2,102 m

Low

735' 224 m

Up

135' 41 m

Down

7%

Avg Grade (4°)

16%

Max Grade (9°)

Dogs Leashed

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Description

An easy connector trail between Chimney Gulch and Apex Trail (both good trails worth linking together) that mostly parallels the road.

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Shared By:

Benjamin Pontecorvo

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  3.5 from 21 votes

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  3.5 from 21 votes
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We like to watch the wildlife, and they like to watch us! Frequent deer and elk sightings, depending on time of day you may also see fox and other critters!
Jun 18, 2021 near Golden, CO
Lookout Mountain
Jul 24, 2019 near Golden, CO
A pleasant winter day on Lookout Mountain.
Feb 19, 2015 near Golden, CO

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Feb 19, 2022
Matt Culpepper
From Windy Saddle to Buffalo Bill's Grave. Snow hike w/trax (3/500) 3mi
Feb 14, 2021
Mike Williams
Jan 23, 2021
Michelle Williams
Nice trail up to lookout mountain. We did it in combo with Apex and Enchanted Forest trails to make it longer. Lots of beautiful wooded areas. 8mi — 3h 38m
Dec 20, 2020
L G
With Chris, did with Chimney Gulch
Aug 3, 2020
Amy Navvab
The first mile has a lot of shade. The trail gets flat near the nature center and follows along the road, took the meadow loop instead 4mi
Mar 18, 2020
Matt Kohn
4.7mi
Mar 14, 2020
Shelby Goacher
Aug 10, 2019
Will Richter