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Kruger Rock Trail

Intermediate
 4.3 (24)

A well-marked and maintained ascent of Kruger Rock with a scramble at the end and good views.


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Map Key

1.8

Miles

2.9

KM

Point to Point

9,276' 2,827 m

High

8,419' 2,566 m

Low

913' 278 m

Up

59' 18 m

Down

10%

Avg Grade (6°)

28%

Max Grade (16°)

Dogs Leashed

Features Fall Colors · Views · Wildflowers

Family Friendly Shortish, only one trail junction, no cliff exposure except after scrambling up the rock.

Open March - mid-December.

Need to Know

$9/vehicle.

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Land Manager: Larimer County, Colorado

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Hiking Project Staff with improvements by Tim F

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  4.3 from 24 votes

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  4.3 from 24 votes
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Great views on the way up!
May 31, 2019 near Estes Park, CO
Fern Canyon from Kruger Rock.
Jul 21, 2017 near Estes Park, CO
Starting to see some views
May 31, 2019 near Estes Park, CO
Great trail
May 31, 2019 near Estes Park, CO
At the top!
May 31, 2019 near Estes Park, CO
Final climb to the top! Very worth it
May 31, 2019 near Estes Park, CO

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Aug 14, 2021
Cory Channell
Beautiful views overlooking Estes Park along the way. Stunning 360-degree view on top. Met a lot of friendly pups along the way! — 3h 15m
Aug 11, 2021
Erik Stockmeier
Jun 5, 2021
Josiah Mittelstadt
3.6mi
Oct 11, 2020
Roger Dellinger
Snowed on us. Still nice, easy hike. 4mi — 2h 30m
Sep 25, 2020
Christina Birch
Enjoyable mild hike. Make sure not to miss the easy rock scramble to the left clump of rocks.
Sep 22, 2020
Ryan William
Sep 6, 2020
jen kammerer
Meh. Ok. Heavy foot traffic and so-so scenery. Unimpressive for the area. 4mi
Aug 29, 2020
Jim Tunnicliff