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Towers

Intermediate

Trail

3.2 mile 5.1 kilometer point to point
78% Runnable
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 1,619' 494 m
Descent: -3' -1 m
High: 7,148' 2,179 m
Low: 5,531' 1,686 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 10% (6°)
Max Grade: 23% (13°)

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Trail shared by Tom Robson

A service road to access the radio towers at Horsetooth Mountain Park.

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Description

Towers is a wide, smooth service road. This trail isn't rocky but has an aggressive grade. Put in the work to climb from the Soderberg Open Space parking lot and access many more trails at Horsetooth Mountain Park!

Towers offers some fantastic views of both Horsetooth Reservoir and the city of Fort Collins to the east. Additionally, there are plenty of trees for shade, so this is perfect for a hot summer day.

Near the top, there's a spur (south) to access the northern towers. If you stay on the main trail, it will make its way to the southern towers. Once at the top, there are some spectacular views!

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Land Manager: Larimer County, Colorado

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Sep 22, 2018
John Farinelli
May 6, 2018
Heather Mcp
Aug 19, 2017
James Baugh
Ran flats and hiked hills. 3.7mi
Sep 24, 2016
Ashley Chen
7.5mi

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The beautiful Horsetooth Mountain Park.
Apr 2, 2015 near Laporte, CO
Overlooking the reservoir.
Apr 2, 2015 near Laporte, CO
Runners heading up Tower's Road.
Apr 2, 2015 near Laporte, CO
Runners on Tower Road.
Apr 2, 2015 near Laporte, CO

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