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Meyer's Homestead Trail

Easy/Intermediate
 3.6 (8)

A peaceful trail through a historic homestead that once was a thriving cattle ranch.


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2.7

Miles

4.3

KM

91%

Runnable

8,017' 2,444 m

High

7,280' 2,219 m

Low

737' 225 m

Up

66' 20 m

Down

6%

Avg Grade (3°)

14%

Max Grade (8°)

Dogs Unknown

Features Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Description

The trail starts off with an easy downhill into an open meadow and soon you'll pass an old sawmill. A nice side trail leads to the mill if you want to check it out.

The trail levels along a small stream, and goes through a nice stand of aspen trees. The trail then gradually heads uphill with stretches of ponderosas and aspens.

At the end of the trail there are great views of Boulder Canyon and Sugarloaf Mountain. Enjoy a break on the bench or bring a picnic before turning around to the easy downhill trek back to where you started.

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Shared By:

Dana Prosser

Trail Ratings

  3.6 from 8 votes

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in Walker Ranch

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  3.6 from 8 votes
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Photos

The original Meyers Homestead was in this meadow.
Oct 20, 2015 near Coal Creek, CO
Views from the town of Boulder, to Longs Peak, to the Arapahoe Peaks (shown here).
May 31, 2015 near Coal Creek, CO
Easy but sustained uphill
Oct 20, 2015 near Coal Creek, CO

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Jun 3, 2018
Courtney Peck
Apr 29, 2017
Becky Campbell
paired with Walker Ranch
Mar 25, 2017
Becky Campbell
hike with Betty 1.7mi