We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“a lot of history”
Review of Linwood Cemetery

Certificate of Excellence
More attraction details
Attraction details
Owner description: Burial place of gangster, gambler and dentist, Doc Holiday.
Level 5 Contributor
66 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“a lot of history”
Reviewed 13 July 2006

My great grandfathers are buried there so every couple years we stop by and walk up the 1/4 mile or so trail to the graves including miners killed in area mines and Doc Holiday. It is a strenous walk straight up the hill and therefore those with medical conditions should be aware of that. There is also no water on top so you have to bring that with you.The Altitude will also affect your walk if you are not used to it. But I have found each grave tells a story .

6 Thank jesse58
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Write a Review

99 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Any
English first
A TripAdvisor Member
“Pretty fun!”
Reviewed 14 June 2002

We visited Linwood Cemetary in Glenwood Springs, CO in May, 2002. It is a 1/2 mile trek up the mountain so be prepared for a more rigorous walk.

The cemetary is spooky with iron fences around the unkempt graves.

It isn't known exactly where Doc Holliday is buried in the cemetary but there is a marker stating that he is buried "somewhere" in the cemetary. It also states that he died in bed.

We thought it was a fun jaunt. However, I wouldn't make my destination Glenwood Springs for just that reason. I would see it if I were in the area.

17 Thank A TripAdvisor Member
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC

Travellers who viewed Linwood Cemetery also viewed


Been to Linwood Cemetery? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing