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Doc Holliday's Grave

Linwood Cemetery, Glenwood Springs, Colorado USA

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Free to Visit
Open Now
Sat 12a-11:59p
  • Independent
  • Not Wheelchair
    Accessible
  • No Wifi

“He Died in Bed”

Visiting the Doc Holliday Grave in Glenwood Springs, Colorado is a visit to the violent days of the Wild West, and gives you the opportunity to step back in time.

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Reviewed by
spookyamd

  • 28 Reviews
  • 60 Helpful
June 04, 2014

Beautiful little cemetery on a hill! Fun for pictures (although I wish there weren't fences around some of the graves). The half mile hike up the hill isn't terrible, but a little more than I was expecting. It's not far from the highway, but the short hike will take a few minutes (probably took me about 20, but I'm super slow).

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Reviewed by
szingger

  • 1 Review
  • 0 Helpful
May 20, 2014

An easy drive off the highway, but a pretty good hike. It's not far, but could be a challenge to someone not used to the altitude or not in at least okay physical shape. Otis fairly quick to get there and totally worth it.

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Reviewed by
China

  • 7 Reviews
  • 0 Helpful
July 13, 2017
Rated 5.0

Super cool and fun, plus other old Graves were really cool to see !

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Reviewed by
KristenLL

  • 2 Reviews
  • 0 Helpful
June 22, 2017
Rated 4.0

Very cool spot to look at but it's a steep half a mile hike up to the top of the hill.

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Reviewed by
Tri99er

  • 2 Reviews
  • 0 Helpful
September 22, 2016
Rated 4.0

Worth the effort to hike up to the grave site. The main picture shown above is the old headstone and has since been replaced with the vertical headstone with the correct dates. His actual remains are not buried where his gravestone is but it is on record that he's buried somewhere in the cemetery. I heard they do some haunted hike up to the cemetery every Halloween and the locals say it's very cool and creepy. There are discrepancies around his actual burial spot. Here's one article on the subject: http://www.tombstonetimes.com/stories/where.html

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Reviewed by
TGilbert

  • 2 Reviews
  • 0 Helpful
June 23, 2016

Awesome scenery! The view of Glenwood Springs is spectacular. The hike was something once you got off the first gravel road. My husband, who is disabled had our 11 week old puppy, and they had to take their time. Plus it was 95 degrees. But once we got to the cemetery, it was more than I thought. Didn't realize it was a whole Potter's Field. We enjoyed walking around looking at the different gravesites before we headed back down the hill. There are two entrances, we took the one off of 11th street. Not sure where the other entrance is, but a nice neighbor of the trailhead said the other way had other views and a wishing well.

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Reviewed by
BillyMalady

  • 25 Reviews
  • 2 Helpful
June 07, 2016
Rated 4.0

Little out of the way but the town was really cool. Tough half mile hike uphill to the cemetery but worth it if you want to see.

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Reviewed by
JulieWright1

  • 5 Reviews
  • 0 Helpful
May 06, 2016
Rated 2.0

Beautiful view of the Linwood area of Glenwood Springs. It would have been nice to understand before we stopped that it was not just 3 blocks off the main Inst 70 but rather a vigorous uphill climb for a half mile. Nonetheless, glad we climbed it.

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Reviewed by
Alan Meyer

  • 32 Reviews
  • 4 Helpful
April 06, 2016
Rated 4.0

The trail seemed much longer than the reported 1/2 mile. It is rather steep, but there are a couple of benches at 3/4 and 7/8 of the way. A nice old fashioned cemetery and fun to look at the other headstones as well. Some old and some new. The trail starts in a residential neighborhood, but it is well marked.

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Briana Ragland

  • 3 Reviews
  • 0 Helpful
April 05, 2016
Rated 5.0

Love this place! the people are so friendly and the town is beautiful! This is a hike to get there but well worth it!

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Doc Holliday's Grave

Linwood Cemetery
Glenwood Springs, Colorado
USA

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  • No Wifi

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