Lion Gulch

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Trail Location

The trailhead is located on Highway 36, seven miles east of Estes Park, or twelve miles west of Lyons.

Trail Information

The trail goes into Homestead Meadows where there are eight historical homesteads. The homesteads were built in the late 1800s-early 1900s before most were abandoned. There are interpretive signs at each homestead.

Topographic Details

Land Agency United States Forest Service
Trail Region Estes Park
Required Fees None
Total Length 7.6 Miles Round Trip
Min Elevation 7,284 Feet
Max Elevation 8,632 Feet
Total Climbing 1,535 Feet