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Unexpected history hike with a fantastic view

We saw the trail head for this historical cemetery while driving through a neighborhood and decided... read more

Reviewed 11 November 2018
CDR1857
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Arvada, Colorado
Nice Hike

This is a nice short hike, although uphill. We decided to walk from our hotel near the hot springs... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2018
EastCobbFamily
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Marietta, GA
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a well marked trail and it is easy to find. It is up hill all the way there, but not to strenuous. It is well worth the hour and a half.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Bnatali
Reviewed 26 November 2018

Cool place to hike and see so many other gravesites otw to Doc Holliday's. Some veterans, some children, some very young parents. Profound cemetery from 1800s.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank colokelly
Reviewed 11 November 2018

We saw the trail head for this historical cemetery while driving through a neighborhood and decided to check it out. The hike was easy, pleasant, and quiet. The cemetery was cool as heck with a mix of gravestones from the early 1800's. This was a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank CDR1857
Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

This is a nice short hike, although uphill. We decided to walk from our hotel near the hot springs, so had a chance to also hike through downtown. It is interesting history and you get some great views from the trail.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank EastCobbFamily
Reviewed 21 October 2018

We enjoyed touring the Pioneer Cemetary & reading the tombstones of Doc Holliday, Kid Curry & all of the rest of those in their final resting place. To arrive at the cemetary the walk is all uphill and with the exception of a small area...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank G4668VHkimberlys
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

The hike was not hard, and there were good views of Glenwood Springs. The cemetery was beautiful and peaceful. There were several good interpretive signs. For a longer hike, head down the hill on the river walk.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank A B
Reviewed 21 October 2018

The memorial is in the old Pioneer Cemetery. Easy directions from the visitor's center in Town. The site isn't to far up the hill, supposedly 2 tenths of a mile but it seemed longer as it is straight up the hill and took a while...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Romines612
Reviewed 20 October 2018

If you're looking for a short, easy hike right in downtown Glenwood, the trail up to Linwood Cemetery is a good choice. The trail is steep, but not strenuous. Gravel with small rocks in places. Older folks (like me) and kids (age 6+) can easily...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Kathryn D
Reviewed 14 October 2018

Enjoyed the site once got to the top. It was a long steep climb. Not recommend for anyone with walking chalenges.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank tleavitt47
Reviewed 1 October 2018

Per other reviews, this is a very short but steep walk. The views of valley floor are nice and if you enjoy western history, it's a kick to see the monument/headstone the town put in the hillside cemetery.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank drb4735
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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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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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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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