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Short and fun hike with historical significance.

This was a short, somewhat steep little hike up to the cemetery with a memorial to Doc Holliday and... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Joel C
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Daphne, Alabama
"why Johnny, you look like someone walked over your grave" - worth the hike

Ok, so this is the real Doc Holliday not Val Kilmer's version, but come on - how can you be a fan... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
VAtraveller17
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Fairfax, VA
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I was super excited about this hike, and it was cool for what it was. There is no certainty where Doc Holliday is actually buried so they erected a monument in the cemetery for him. The hike was .9 miles round trip plus some wandering...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Cute little hike. Very steep so had to stop and catch breath on way up. Part dirt path and part gravel. Didn’t take long to get up.

Thank sojourner19552014
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I wanted to see the site, so I convinced a friend to go. He only made it up half way. Yeah, we're from a place close to sea level....but it's a longer hike than I thought it would be. How they were able to dig...More

Thank Christopher L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A must see if your in the area and into Western history. It's nostalgic when you get up to the grave. You can imagine people like doc riding in the hills in the yesteryear. It's great that the historical society recognized and respected him. It's...More

Thank Jessica E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

fascination by the movies, I was pleased at this low key attraction. Glenwood Springs is a tough place to navigate, even with GPS. Arrive and leave in daylite

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This was a short, somewhat steep little hike up to the cemetery with a memorial to Doc Holliday and Kid Curry's (from Butch Cassidy's gang) grave site. If you know the story of Doc Holliday, then it is a fun site to visit and read...More

Thank Joel C
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

A Hike With History- Get ready for a little American history of the old West. Take a short walk up to the top of Potter’s Field in the town Glenwood Springs and discover some interesting history of some famous and not-so-famous folks. Besides the memorial...More

Thank Joe R
Reviewed 9 August 2018

We arrived at the beginning of the trail head to find a sign that stated that the bodies in the Linwood Cemetery had been moved to another location. The reason is for sanitary reasons since the cemetery is on a hillside where there is water...More

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Reviewed 6 August 2018

Ok, so this is the real Doc Holliday not Val Kilmer's version, but come on - how can you be a fan of that film and not make this pilgrimage? The trail head is at the end of 13th street downtown. The hike is about...More

Thank VAtraveller17
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Felt like a straight up hike. Like they had a few benches along the way. The path was very safe to walk.

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Tina G
30 March 2017|
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Response from mark p | Reviewed this property |
First, if you decide to make the trip, I recommend that you wait until late spring or summer. Several portions of the trail / path are shaded. During early spring and winter months, these shaded areas do not melt as fast as... More
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AuntFrahn
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Response from RASBERRY1947 | Reviewed this property |
In the book The Illustrated Life & Times of Doc Holliday by Bob Boze Bell on Page 104. "What the Glenwood Springs paper didn't mention is that the winter weather prevented the hearst from making it up the steep road to... More
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iseeanimals
29 December 2014|
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Response from Colorado70 | Reviewed this property |
Some sports team that was visiting and hiked up put the ribbons on the tree about three years ago. No active story. It was really pretty when it happened.
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