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Devil's Head Fire Lookout

Highway 67, Sedalia, CO 80135
+1 303-275-5610
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Must See For Best Views In CO!

Get there early. Trust me. Short hike up and trail gets busy, but it's worth it when you make it to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
michael p
Denver, Colorado
Gorgeous Colorado!!!

It takes about 9 miles on a dirt road to get here but it is well worth it! It's a very steep hike... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Denver, Colorado
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Highway 67, Sedalia, CO 80135
+1 303-275-5610
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Get there early. Trust me. Short hike up and trail gets busy, but it's worth it when you make it to the 143 stairs up to the lookout. Bam. Hello Colorado! 360 views on top that will take your breath away. This is really a...More

Thank michael p
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It takes about 9 miles on a dirt road to get here but it is well worth it! It's a very steep hike to the top but if you pace yourself and drink lots of water you will be fine. Lots of shaded areas, but...More

Thank TropicalGem5
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hike is a great short hike that was a little challenging for a couple of retired novice hikers. The reward at the tower was well worth the effort. This hike is a must for all when in the Denver area.

Thank Leonard L
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Fantasitc hike. Recommend you arrive before 8:30am on a weekend. We got there at 8am straight up and were one of the first there which made for a great hike with our Lab. Pack in pack out, no trash cans, so be aware for pet...More

2  Thank HWHDKT
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Great short hike for young and old. Easy path with many rest areas and wonderful views and smells through out the hike. At the end of the hike there are 143 red steps to get you to the top lookout with a balcony to view...More

1  Thank Deanna M
Reviewed 26 June 2017

A well-worn trail takes visitors up to an amazing fire tower that is still in use with beautiful 360 view of the mountains. The hike (approximately a little over 3 miles round trip) starts and maintains a moderately steep grade until reaching a saddle whereby...More

Thank Teaspoon42
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Literally breathtaking in that the climb up the stairs reaching the actual lookout site is lengthy and steep. Metaphorically breathtaking in that the vistas are spectacular from this little lookout building. The meadow below is a nice place to have a picnic before those stairs.

Thank Alan P
Reviewed 19 October 2016

If you are ever up this way, take the hike up to Devils Head - it is definitely worth it! The Ranger is a smashing guy, down to earth and very accommodating! The view is breathtaking and you can see as far as the eye...More

Thank Simon M
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

This hike is totally worth it. The tower on the top is something you can't find anywhere else and the view is amazing. It's an easy less than 3 miles hike, great for families with kids and dogs. This makes it a little bit crowded...More

Thank Sofi F
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Nice long trail w/many opportunities to rock climb along the way. Easy enough trail but very long and ascending. When you get to the top, you have the option to climb the narrow 100+ stairs to the forest service's fire lookout tower. There's a forest...More

1  Thank christine c
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29 May 2017|
Response from P P |
Just finished the hike today - definitely not stroller friendly. Lots of steep switchbacks (not very flat) with rocks and other objects to step over.
Alise E
5 November 2016|
Response from Jen D | Reviewed this property |
The trail was open last week and I believe will stay open until Rampart Range closes Dec 1, but I don't think the fire tower at the top is open after mid September.
Ron H
10 June 2016|
Response from Jetsetter427 | Reviewed this property |
From Castle Rock you need to get on South Rampart Range Road, so depending on where you live, there are a couple ways you can access Rampart Range Road. I take Perry Park Road (105) to Jackson Creek Road. I follow Jackson... More