Wild Loop Trail
ElevationAscent: 235' 72 m
Descent: -179' -55 m
High: 5,309' 1,618 m
Low: 5,085' 1,550 m
GradeAvg Grade: 4% (2°)
Max Grade: 12% (7°)
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“This trail takes runners to a beautiful overlook of the mountains before a gradual return to the trailhead.”— Kayla Dome
About half a mile in, runners will come across a slightly rocky surface before returning to a smooth dirt path meant only for foot traffic. It travels mostly uphill for .8 miles before a gradual down and up leading the Keyhole. The overlook is popular towards the end of the day with the great view overlooking the mountains west so the trail can get a little busy.
Continuing past the Keyhole overlook north, the trail will become less busy. Runners will connect with the Wild Loop Trail again where a different, more gradual section will move along the base. Bikes are allowed on this section of the trail so pay attention here. The trail stays mostly flat with a slight uphill before it connects back in with the main Wild Loop Trail to the parking lot. It is a very enjoyable route and one of the local go-to spots.
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Land Manager: Larimer County, Colorado