Visiting Doc Holliday’s Grave Trailhead is a unique experience that is a must-do activity while visiting Glenwood Springs. As one of America’s most well-known and fastest gunslingers, Doc Holliday was put on the map after the famous O.K. Corral shootout in Tombstone, Arizona. Diagnosed with tuberculosis at a young age he moved to Glenwood Springs in hopes that the hot spring waters would cure him. Dead at the age of 36, his final resting place lies somewhere in the Linwood Cemetery in Glenwood Springs. While his actual grave site is unknown there is a representative marker set in place, usually adorned with various keepsakes.
The hike to Doc Holliday’s grave is roughly .7 miles round trip. The trail is rated as moderate and while dogs are permitted they need to be on a leash.
Doc Holliday’s Grave Trailhead is in downtown Glenwood Springs at the corner of 12th St. and Bennett Ave. Signs will lead you to the trailhead.