Seven Bridges and Trail 666 Loop

Difficulty
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Moderate
Duration
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3.5-5h
Distance
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11.3 km
Elevation
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569 m
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Featuring aspen groves, dense pine forests, granite outcroppings, and jaw-dropping views, the Seven Bridges and Trail 666 Loop cannot be beat! This lovely adventure just outside the city’s center reveals the area’s true beauty. Be forewarned, the scenery will take your breath away.

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Route Description for Seven Bridges and Trail 666 Loop

Immerse yourself in the fantastic wilderness along the Seven Bridges and Trail 666 Loop. This amazing adventure will challenge you with the perfect amount of strenuosity while keeping you motivated with beautiful views. Note sections of this trail are more primitive than others, and while unlikely to divert off the path, the trail GPS may prove helpful. Additionally, sections of the path are exposed, which warrant epic views and changing conditions, so consider wearing layers as insurance!

Departing from the Gold Camp Trailhead, track the Gold Camp Road west. Soon you will reach a metal gate. Pass through the gate and trail the trail signposted as Trail 622, the Seven Bridges Trail. Hike this path through the North Cheyenne Canyon, over seven bridges. Enjoy the corridor bounded by orange-hued rocks, and at the route’s end, turn right onto the North Seven Bridges Spur Trail. Track this path north and at the next junction, turn right, and you will be diverted onto the 666 Trail (Captain Jack’s Trail). Wander east and enjoy views of the Garden of the Gods and Red Rocks Canyon Park.

Admire the sights of the towering pines and at the next intersection, take a sharp right turn down the Mount Buckhorn Trail southwest. This path will deliver you back to the metal gate. Here, head east along the Gold Camp Road back to the trailhead.

Getting to the Seven Bridges and Trail 666 Loop Trailhead

The Seven Bridges and Trail 666 Loop departs from the Gold Camp Trailhead off Gold Camp Road.

Route Information

  • Backcountry Campground

    No

  • When to do

    Year-round

  • Pets allowed

    Yes - On Leash

  • Family friendly

    Older Children only

  • Route Signage

    Average

  • Crowd Levels

    High

  • Route Type

    Lollipop

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