Green Mountain and Hayden Loop
The Green Mountain and Hayden Loop is a stunning excursion atop the vast Green Mountain that sits on the border of the city limits. This exposed route is a popular hiking and biking destination conveniently located and reveals epic views of the sandstone ridges and Red Rocks Park.
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Route Description for Green Mountain and Hayden Loop
The Green Mountain and Hayden Loop is an epic adventure, ideal of hikers and bikers seeking to escape the hustle and bustle of the city. Hikers and bikers alike will enjoy the scenic path that tours around the summit of Green Mountain and Hayden Loop. This is a popular route, so if you are hoping for a secluded adventure, then you may want to consider another hike! If you are determined to trek the Green Mountain and Hayden Loop then try an early morning, weekday adventure when the crowds are thinner. Note that this path travels through arid terrain, so be mindful of rattlesnakes.
Embark on your adventure along the Green Mountain and Hayden Loop from the trailhead. From here, go left on the Green Mountain Trail. Soon after your departure from the trailhead, take the Hayden Trail north through the meadowlands. Trek along this route, and at the next junction, keep left. Eventually, you will encounter another intersection with the Green Mountain Trail. Take a sharp right turn onto the Green Mountain Trail which heads southeast.
Follow this path through the grassy plains, noticing sights of Denver and the Dakota Hogback Ridge. Track along this route all the way back to the trailhead, marking the end of your adventure.
Getting to the Green Mountain and Hayden Loop Trailhead
The Green Mountain and Hayden Loop begins from the trailhead off W Almeda Parkway.
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