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Devils Lookout Trail

Easy/Intermediate
 4.2 (6)

A short but well worthwhile trail leading to a dramatic overlook.


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0.3

Miles

0.4

KM

Point to Point

7,933' 2,418 m

High

7,850' 2,393 m

Low

0' 0 m

Up

83' 25 m

Down

6%

Avg Grade (3°)

13%

Max Grade (7°)

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Features Birding · River/Creek · Views

Family Friendly A short trail with terrific views.

Description

This short trail is well worth the stop, especially for those visitors seeking stellar views of the Gunnison River.

At just over 1/4 of a mile, the trail is short enough for even the most compressed timelines, and the views from Devil's Point are incredible. Below you, the canyon yawns below, and you'll be able to admire cliffs that nearly surround you. You won't quite be able to see the Narrows from this vantage point, but you'll be able to see the corner of Grizzly Gulch from around the band of cliffs next door.

Once you've finished admiring the views from this area, simply return the way you came for the gentle ascent back to your car.

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Shared By:

Mikhaila Redovian

Trail Ratings

  4.2 from 6 votes

#6

in South Rim

#10202

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  4.2 from 6 votes
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Trail Rankings

#6

in South Rim

#868

in Colorado

#10,202

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The view at the end of the Devils Lookout Trail.  You get great views down into the valley.
Jul 15, 2021 near Montrose, CO
The trail leading out to Devils Lookout Trail.
Jul 15, 2021 near Montrose, CO

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Apr 17, 2022
Kristy Van
artists pallets of granite seams. truly nature making art
Sep 2, 2021
Stephanie Elizabeth
Jul 25, 2020
Connor White
This was a very simple trail with good views, however not as great as some of the other nearby sites. 0.3mi
Jul 20, 2020
Allison Boland
Sep 1, 2019
Devin Hancock
May 27, 2019
Li-Fu Lin
Apr 22, 2019
Lauren Sully
0.3mi
Aug 9, 2018
Paul Sheppard