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    Lobo Overlook Hike

    Difficulty
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    Moderate
    Duration
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    2-3h
    Distance
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    8.0 km
    Elevation
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    270 m
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    The Lobo Overlook Hike is a fantastic adventure in Colorado that offers scenic views of the surrounding landscape and is suitable for the entire family. While out on the trail, you will take in some spectacular views of the San Juan Mountains from the Lobo Overlook, before hiking along an elevated position through meadows and stretches of woodland. This is an excellent trail if you are simply looking to get outside and experience the beautiful Colorado scenery.

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    Route Description for Lobo Overlook Hike

    Whether you are after an easy-going solo hike or have your sights on a fun family adventure outdoors, the Lobo Overlook Hike is an amazing route that will provide you with hours of fun and a plentiful amount of scenic views.

    Setting out from the trailhead, you will first take in the amazing views of the surrounding mountain terrain from the Lobo Overlook viewpoint, before heading west along the trail. Here, you will traverse an elevated position made up of rocky terrain, meadows, and small stretches of forest, while taking in some more beautiful views of the surrounding landscape. After reaching the endpoint of the route along the Continental Divide Trail, you will turn back along the same route and follow it back to your starting point at the Lobo Overlook Hike.

    Getting to the Lobo Overlook Hike Trailhead

    The trailhead for the Lobo Overlook Hike can be found along Forest Service Road 402 at the Lobo Overlook viewpoint.

    Route Information

    • Backcountry Campground

      No

    • When to do

      June-September

    • Pets allowed

      Yes - On Leash

    • Family friendly

      Yes

    • Route Signage

      Average

    • Crowd Levels

      Moderate

    • Route Type

      Out and back

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