2150 Centre Ave.
Ft. Collins, CO 80526
- 7 miles east of Estes Park
- 5.6 mile roundtrip
- 2.5 to 3.5 hours
- Trailhead Elevation:
- 7200 feet
- Elevation Change:
- 1300 feet
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- New Mexico
The trails goes into Homestead Meadows where there are eight historical homesteads. The homesteads were built in the late 1800's-early 1900's before most were abandoned. There are interpretive signs at each homestead. The length of the hike increases to 6.5 miles if all the homesteads are visited. This is a popular and heavily used trail.
Map + Directions
The trailhead is located on Highway 36, seven miles east of Estes Park, or twelve miles west of Lyons.