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Upper loop on Spruce Mountain

Upper loop on Spruce Mountain

Upper loop on Spruce Mountain

Page Type: Route

Location: Colorado, United States, North America

Lat/Lon: 39.15530°N / 104.89800°E

Object Title: Upper loop on Spruce Mountain

Route Type: Hiking

Season: Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter

Time Required: Less than two hours

Difficulty: Easy

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Page By: Sarah Simon

Created/Edited: May 23, 2007 / Feb 6, 2008

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Roundtrip Mileage: 4.7 miles
Elevation Gain: 150 feet

Getting There

From I-25 take Exit #163 (County Line Road). Turn left and drive 2.5 miles to a T intersection. Turn right on Spruce Mountain Road and drive 3.6 miles to a dirt parking lot on the left.

Route Description

The loop begins in the prairie, taking the hiker through relaxing grasslands. The loop then winds its way to the relatively level summit of Spruce Mountain. The trail is easy to follow.

Essential Gear

Solid hiking boots, water and a smile.


Spruce Mountain - another view from near the summit