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NRT Ambassador on 05/06/2019.
This trail has been adopted by: Pam R.
Loop Trail? No
Agency: USDA Forest Service
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No Allowed Uses:
Dogs - On leash
Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running
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Location: Trail is located 13 miles west of Loveland, CO on US Highway 34 across from Viestenz-Smith Mountain Park.
From Loveland, Colorado take US Highway 34 west towards Estes Park for 13 miles, trailhead is on the south side of the highway.
The Round Mountain Trail offers great views of the Big Thompson Canyon as you climb and from the summit of Sheep Mountain you can see views of the plains to the east and into Rocky Mountain National Park to the west.
Dogs must be on leash only for the first mile on the Sheep Mountain Trail, all the way on the Nature Trail.
Width: 24 inches.
Primary Surface: Gravel
Secondary Surface: Gravel
Average Grade: 8%
Maximum Grade: 15%
Elevation Low Point: 5,073
Elevation High Point: 8,457
Elevation Gain (cumulative): 2,884 feet
Year Designated: 1981
Supporting Webpages and DocumentsDocument: USFS Trail Overview
Website: USFS Trail Details
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