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Doc Holliday's Grave

Linwood Cemetery, Glenwood Springs, CO
+1 817-476-0319
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Great look at the past

It is a pretty good hike up to the Linwood Cemetery. But it is well worth it!! Even though, this is... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Mount Juliet, Tennessee
It's a hike

Be sure to wear good hiking shoes and bring some water. It's not an easy hike for some folks as it... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Linwood Cemetery, Glenwood Springs, CO
+1 817-476-0319
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Reviewed 2 days ago

It is a pretty good hike up to the Linwood Cemetery. But it is well worth it!! Even though, this is just a memorial, They are not sure where the buried him. Just to visit the area and get the feel of the cemetery, all...More

Thank xoft
Reviewed 4 days ago

Be sure to wear good hiking shoes and bring some water. It's not an easy hike for some folks as it is a pretty steep climb. If you enjoy history, you will enjoy this historic paupers cemetery. I found it worth the climb.

Thank Patricia M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food and excellent service. Super kind people and delicious! The servers were wonderful and very helpful!

Thank luvs2dance8791
Reviewed 15 May 2017

We did this in March, some wet areas/snow on trail. Steep climb. Lots of old graves to review and take pix. This was worth the short hike, tho steep. If you go now, check for ticks when you're done. Good views of town and surrounding...More

Thank MKelly316
Reviewed 13 May 2017

As we were climbing up, a lady going down said "Well, that was a steep hike to a creepy graveyard". I don't know if I agree about creepy, but this was a steeper hike than I had expected. It took us about 15 minutes -...More

2  Thank Rita B
Reviewed 11 May 2017

If you're hoping to visit the site where one of the west's most colorful and enduring characters is buried you might be mildly disappointed when you get there. It seems that while they're sure Doc Holiday is buried in Linwood Cemetery, they don't have any...More

Thank CodyCo
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Fun little hike, we found it funny that they don't actually know where Doc Holliday is buried. Had fun wandering around the graveyard, great view of Glenwood!

Thank Sierra G
Reviewed 28 April 2017

This graveyard is always an interesting hike and place to visit. Take paper and a pencil and do some tombstone tracings on your paper. There's many interesting tombstones to see.

Thank 777jeannie
Reviewed 19 April 2017

there are fantastic views at the top of the mountain. Interesting to see the different graves. The monument to Holliday is just that not the actual grave as that is somewhere else in the graveyard. It is quite a strenous walk up to the cemetary...More

Thank Lesley M
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Who doesn't like history of the old west and who hasn't heard of Doc Holliday? If you are in Glenwood Springs and want a chance to see some local history it is well worth the hike.

Thank Stu M
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Tina G
How far and difficult is the walk? I walk with a cane and can't walk much but would like to see it. Thanks.
29 March 2017|
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Response from anng99 | Reviewed this property |
It is a bit of a hike uphill on a rough track about 30 mins or so . It was snow covered when I did it but dry now. It is an old graveyard with good views down into the valley. If you can't walk much , then I would think it... More
One person said it was a fake, but I have a book written by one of Doc Holliday's cousins, Karen Holliday Tanner that states he was buried there. Is there any other documentation that this really is the gravesite? Might be going there in a couple of weeks. Thanks
18 July 2015|
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Response from RASBERRY1947 | Reviewed this property |
In the book The Illustrated Life & Times of Doc Holliday by Bob Boze Bell on Page 104. "What the Glenwood Springs paper didn't mention is that the winter weather prevented the hearst from making it up the steep road to... More
On the Hike up there's a tree of ribbons about half way up, what's the story!
28 December 2014|
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Response from Colorado70 | Reviewed this property |
Some sports team that was visiting and hiked up put the ribbons on the tree about three years ago. No active story. It was really pretty when it happened.