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Devil's Head Trail #611

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A shaded trail to the only remaining fire lookout on the Front Range offering 360-degree views.


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1.3

Miles

2.1

KM

Point to Point

9,671' 2,948 m

High

8,836' 2,693 m

Low

834' 254 m

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Down

12%

Avg Grade (7°)

28%

Max Grade (16°)

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Features River/Creek · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Rampart Range Rd. is usually closed from December to the beginning of April.

Description

The Devil's Head Trail begins near the picnic area adjacent to Devil's Head Campground. The 1.4-mile long trail takes approximately 45 to 90 minutes on a one-way hike, with an elevation gain of 940 feet. Once there, there are 143 steep steps to get to the actual fire lookout. The lookout is at 9,748 feet elevation with outstanding views of the surrounding Front Range.

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Mike Langenkamp

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Photos

Meadow below the Lookout
Apr 28, 2015 near Perry Park, CO
Great view from the trail
Apr 28, 2015 near Perry Park, CO
Past the halfway point looking west, next to the "Let's Be Still" painted trail placard.
Jul 22, 2018 near Perry Park, CO
The stairs to the fire tower offer excellent views.
Oct 2, 2017 near Perry Park, CO
Winter wonderland
Apr 28, 2015 near Perry Park, CO
The upper switchbacks on the Devil's Head Trail
Apr 28, 2015 near Perry Park, CO

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Jul 13, 2019
Chad Haven
Storms all around, missed us, Erik and Tiff not feeling so hot, we went ahead and they made it too! Camping just down rampart road turns 1.3mi