Alpine Gardens Loop (#49)

Arapaho & Roosevelt National Forests Pawnee Ng, Near Fort Collins, Colorado

Alpine Gardens Loop (#49) does not offer reservations through Please take a look at the area details below for more information about visiting this location. Enjoy your visit!


Length: .25 miles ONE-WAY

Elevation: 12,113 feet - 12,209 feet

Trail Description: Begin at the Upper Goliath Trailhead. This is a wonderful wildflower hike. The best time for wildflowers is late June to mid-August. For a longer hiker, hike the M. Walter Pesman Trail (#50) down 1.5 miles to the Mount Goliath Natural Area.

Note: Due to high elevation, the trails in some years are not generally snow-free until late June or mid-July.

View a COTREX trail map here.