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Waterton Canyon

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Beautiful Scenery and Local Wildlife

I visited this beautiful place and will definitely return! I was fortunate enough to see wild... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Panama City Beach, Florida
via mobile
Early Morning Bike Ride to the Dam

I know there are many bike rides to choose from in the greater Denver Metropolitan region, but I... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2016
Denver, Colorado
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“dirt road” (4 reviews)

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I visited this beautiful place and will definitely return! I was fortunate enough to see wild turkeys, deers, and of course bighorn sheep! It was a peaceful and relaxing approx 7 mile hike on a dirt road with plenty of opportunities to stop for a...More

Thank DaphneLynn1018
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

I know there are many bike rides to choose from in the greater Denver Metropolitan region, but I personally like a bike ride on Waterton Canyon. It's great for kids as there is plenty of scenario once you get into the Canyon. Total trip is...More

Thank Rolster8
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Lovely, wide walk ways. Good for biking and walking. Lovely rock formations and the Platte River goes through it

Thank pamo1
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Recently I visited the Denver, CO area. My brother-in-law suggested a mild hike in Waterton Canyon on a Saturday morning. Usage was heavy by walkers, baby strollers, serious bicyclists, casual bicyclists, runners on a very flat route. The wide road is a fire break, going...More

Thank maiagaia
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Regardless of your interest, there is something for everyone in the canyon. You can hike, run or ride (bike or horse) in the canyon. You don't have to go far without a rest area or bathroom. The wildlife is spectacular. No dogs!! Unless it is...More

Thank Brian C
Reviewed 5 June 2016

Rode the canyon up with my two kids, 9 and 11, while the wife ran it. Beautiful scenery, wide dirt road up,(maintained by Denver Water) and got to see the big horn sheep at the end. Don't be one of the morons who tries to...More

Thank Skidadoftwo
Reviewed 30 May 2016

Waterton Canyon is a very pleasant walk with no elevation, but however far you walk in, you'll be turning around and walking back out. If you want to make it to the end, you will either spend most of the day or you should bike....More

Thank SLWatty
Reviewed 2 January 2016

The Waterton Canyon trail is not so much of a "hike" as it is a trek, in that it's fairly flat but goes on for a gazillion miles. I was trekking with 10 long-distance through-walking companions on a 40-degree sunny Colorado afternoon, snow on the...More

Thank Jennifer K
Reviewed 17 November 2015

In Denver for a family wedding, a small group of us wanted to take a hike on Saturday morning before the festivities. Waterton Canyon was recommended to us. It was a decent recommendation. The 'trail' is really a service road that runs thru the canyon....More

Thank KriksPicks
Reviewed 12 September 2015 via mobile

great place to bike, hike walk, horseback ride etc., however, its been closed the past few weeks. unfortunately there have been bears in the area, and theres been idiots trying to take "selfies" with the bears barely 10 feet away!!! if people would keep their...More

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