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Aspen Ranger District,
White River National Forest
Colorado Community Areas,
Glenwood Springs Area
"W" Mountain Trail Eagle Ranger District,
White River National Forest
This long yet relatively easy trail leads into the Flat Tops Wilderness north of Dotsero and west of Derby Junction. It links to numerous other trails on the Flat Tops.
American Lake Trail Aspen Ranger District,
White River National Forest
This trail can be either strenuous day hike, or a short backpack. It leads to American Lake.
Anthracite Pass Trail Sopris Ranger District,
White River National Forest
This is a very difficult day hike to a mountain pass offering wonderful views of surrounding peaks. Due to the steep terrain, this trail is recommended for experienced hikers and backpackers.
Antones Lake Trail Eagle Ranger District,
White River National Forest
This branch of Antones Trail #1871, receives very light use and can be difficult to follow in places, but leads to several small lakes along the north side of Red Table Mountain.
Antones Trail Eagle Ranger District,
White River National Forest
This trail which receives relatively low use is located south of Eagle and runs from LEDE reservoir almost to Sylvan Lake.
Arkansas Mt. Trail Sopris Ranger District,
White River National Forest
This trail starts one mile up the Silver Creek trail and ends when it joins Carbonate Creek trail. Arkansas Mt. Trail connects 3 trails together.
Aspen Music Tent Trail City of Aspen,
Aspen/Snowmass Vicinity
The Music Tent Trail connects the Rio Grande Trail and the Music Tent property via the John Grindley bridge over the Roaring Fork River. It is managed by Aspen Parks & Recreation.
Aspen-Norrie Trail Sopris Ranger District,
White River National Forest
Mt. Yeckel provides a breathtaking view of the Fryingpan River drainage and the Elk range. The trail ends at Sawmill Park, but you can continue all the way to Aspen by picking up the Spruce Creek trail.
Avalanche Lake Trail Sopris Ranger District,
White River National Forest
This trail runs along the cold, clear waters of Avalanche Creek for eleven miles and ends at Avalanche Lake. It is an enjoyable two or three day trip and yet some folks have been known to do it in one day.
Avalanche Lake Trail Aspen Ranger District,
White River National Forest
This is a good backpacking trail, with access to the Hell Roaring Trail, East Creek Trail, West Fork Trail and Capitol Lake. This area is popular with horseback riders, hikers and backpackers.
Basalt Mountain Road Sopris Ranger District,
White River National Forest
This road is heavily used by mountain bikers, horseback riders, campers, fishermen and hikers. You can access the Basalt Mountain bike loop trail and Cattle Creek Road, via county road #13.
Basalt Mountain Trail Sopris Ranger District,
White River National Forest
This trail travels mostly through lodgepole pine and open meadows. There are two overlooks into Cattle Creek in the first mile with nice views.
Battlement #2 Trail Rifle Ranger District,
White River National Forest
This section of Battlement would be a good day hike of approximately 3 miles from Beaver Creek to West Mamm.
Beaver Creek Trail (Sopris Ranger District) Sopris Ranger District,
White River National Forest
This trail offers a pleasant and scenic hike or bike ride, only a few minutes from Glenwood Springs. The trail follows Beaver Creek out of 4-mile Park, climbs a ridge and drops into the Yank Creek drainage.
Boy Scout Trail Colorado Community Areas,
Glenwood Springs Area
The trailhead is in Glenwood Springs. The trail provides access to Lookout Mountain and a trail network.
Braderich Creek Trail Sopris Ranger District,
White River National Forest
This trail travels through open meadows and aspen. It is an easy hike, but there is very little water along the way. Be sure and treat any water that you may drink.
Braille Trail Aspen Ranger District,
Aspen Area
Discovery/Braille Trails are located 12.6 miles east of Aspen off of Hwy. 82. These trails are specifically prepared for the physically challenged and visually impaired.
Buckskin Pass Trail Aspen Ranger District,
White River National Forest
Avery popular, but steep day hike; often used as a starting point for extended backpacking trips into the wilderness. Great views of Maroon Bells, Pyramid Peak, and Snowmass Lake are abundant.
Capitol Creek Trail Aspen Ranger District,
White River National Forest
A good backpacking trail with access to the Avalanche Creek Trail, West Snowmass Trail and Capitol Peak. This area is popular with horseback riders, hikers, and climbers.
Capitol Creek Trail (via Avalanche Creek) Sopris Ranger District,
White River National Forest
This trail starts 9 miles up Avalanche Creek trail and ends at the pass. The trail starts in conifers then opens up into alpine areas with wildflowers and fantastic views of Avalanche Creek.
Capitol Peak Aspen Ranger District,
White River National Forest
Capitol Peak is accessible via the Capitol Creek Trail.
Carbonate Creek Trail Sopris Ranger District,
White River National Forest
This trail has various vegetation at first and then mostly aspen and meadows with lots of wildflowers and spectacular views of the Raggeds Wilderness Area.
Cathedral Lake Trail Aspen Ranger District,
White River National Forest
Cathedral Lake Trail is a difficult day hike and strenuous backpack trip. Cathedral Lake is very scenic with fair fishing.
Cattle Creek Trail Sopris Ranger District,
White River National Forest
The trail travels through aspens and meadows with patches of spruce and fir. It is hard to follow at times so be sure and carry a compass and map. This trail should not be ridden prior to June 21st annually to avoid disturbing calving elk.
Cattle Creek Trail Sopris Ranger District,
White River National Forest
The trail travels through aspens and meadows with patches of spruce and fir. It is hard to follow at times so be sure and carry a compass and map.
Chapman Gulch Trail Sopris Ranger District,
White River National Forest
The first 2 miles of this trail are well marked and maintained. The remainder of the trail is not maintained and hard to find.
Chapman Gulch Trail Sopris Ranger District,
White River National Forest
This trail is not recommended for horse travel due to the condition of the trail.
Chapman Lake Trail Sopris Ranger District,
White River National Forest
This is a pretty, small mountain lake that is popular for both it's fishing and easy access.
Cliff Lake Trail Blanco Ranger District,
White River National Forest
This trail begins east of Meeker, along the South Fork of the White River, near the South Fork Campground. It takes you through blue spruce, aspen, and oakbrush allowing occasional views of South Fork Canyon.
Conundrum Creek Trail Aspen Ranger District,
White River National Forest
Although the trail is moderate in terrain, it is a long day hike or 2 day backpacking trip. The trail generally parallels Conundrum Creek up the valley, following an old jeep trail which then turns into a trail.
Crater Lake Trail Aspen Ranger District,
White River National Forest
This trail serves as a short and very popular day hike, or starting point for extended backpacking trips into the wilderness.
Cross Creek Trail Eagle Ranger District,
White River National Forest
This trail, good for either hiking or horseback riding, begins near Sweetwater Lake and ties into the Sweetwater trail #1854.
Dead Dog Trail Eagle Ranger District,
White River National Forest
This trail south of Edwards, starts from the East Lake Creek Trail #1880 and intersects the Middle Lake Trail #2223 on the ridge between Middle Lake Creek and West Lake Creek.
Deep Creek Overlook Trails Eagle Ranger District,
White River National Forest
These two short trails lead to overlooks of the spectacular , 2,300 foot deep, Deep Creek Canyon.
Dexter Park Trail Sopris Ranger District,
White River National Forest
The trail starts out through a pine forest, then opens up into large meadows on the top. This trail makes a pleasant day trip to the top to view Coal basin and back.
Difficult Creek Trail Aspen Ranger District,
White River National Forest
This is an enjoyable day hike through a variety of forest environments. It's a convenient hike for campers at Difficult Campground.
Eagle Lake Trail Sopris Ranger District,
White River National Forest
The Eagle Lake Trail travels through aspen stands which will take you along the edge of Woods Lake Resort (private).
East Creek/Gift Creek Trail Sopris Ranger District,
White River National Forest
This is one of the most challenging of our trails in the Maroon Bells/Snowmass Wilderness. It follows East Creek and much of the Gift Creek and rises to a spectacular pass of over twelve thousand feet.
East Elk Creek Trail Rifle Ranger District,
White River National Forest
This trail offers a unique journey through the steep and narrow canyon of East Elk Creek.
East Fork/West Pass Maroon Trail Sopris Ranger District,
White River National Forest
This trail is one of the most heavily used trails in the Aspen area. Hikers, Backpackers, and horse travelers enjoy wildflowers, views and access to wilderness areas.
East Lake Creek Trail Eagle Ranger District,
White River National Forest
This trail in the Holy Cross Wilderness south of Edwards, leads up the scenic East Lake Creek valley.
East Maroon Trail Aspen Ranger District,
White River National Forest
This wilderness trail provides good backpacking opportunities and is also a good horseback trail.
East Snowmass Trail Aspen Ranger District,
White River National Forest
This trail is good for hiking, backpacking and horseback travel. The camping is limited due to the steep terrain. This trail is less popular than the Maroon-Snowmass Trail and has very steep sections and may contain snowfields until late July.
Electric Pass Trail Aspen Ranger District,
White River National Forest
This is a difficult day hike and strenuous backpack trip. It is recommended to plan an overnight visit.
Flat Tops Wilderness (Eagle District Section) Flat Tops Wilderness (Eagle District Section),
Colorado Wilderness Areas
The Flat Tops Wilderness is located in northwest Colorado. It is divided into three administrative sections: the Blanco District, the Eagle District and the Yampa District. The Eagle District administers the southeast portion of the wilderness.
Fryingpan Lakes Trail Sopris Ranger District,
White River National Forest
Beginning at Nast (Horseshoe Bend), the trail is a fairly easy climb and parallels the Fryingpan River for nine miles until it reaches the lakes.
Fulford Cave Trail Eagle Ranger District,
White River National Forest
This short trail which begins at the Fulford Cave Campground leads to the entrance to Fulford Cave.
Geneva Lake Trail Sopris Ranger District,
White River National Forest
The easy accessibility of the lake makes it one of the most popular and therefore, one of the most heavily used trails on the district. The trail is moderately steep and has some good views of the surrounding mountains.
Ghost Town to Cookhouse Trail Aspen Ranger District,
Aspen/Snowmass Vicinity
Located 11 miles outside Aspen at the base of the Elk Mountain range the Ashcroft Ski Touring cross- country area has over 35 km of groomed trails. At the heart of the area, the Pine Creek Cookhouse is the premier Aspen dining experience for cross- country skiers, snowshoers, nature lovers and gourmands.
Ghost Town Trail Aspen Ranger District,
Aspen/Snowmass Vicinity
The Ashcroft Ghost Town Trail is located along Castle Creek in the Elk Mountain Range. This easy system of trails includes a handicapped-accessible section.
Glenwood Canyon Trail Eagle Ranger District,
White River National Forest
This paved trail is a great way to enjoy spectacular Glenwood Canyon.
Government Trail Aspen Ranger District,
White River National Forest
Government Trail is an enjoyable day hike or mountain bike ride through aspen groves. It is also known as Brush Creek Trail and is a popular cross country ski trail in the winter.
Granite Lakes Trail Sopris Ranger District,
White River National Forest
The lakes are nestled in a secluded cirque of the Fryingpan Wilderness and provide the opportunity for solitude and beautiful scenery.
Grizzly Creek Trail Eagle Ranger District,
White River National Forest
This easily accessible trail just off I-70 provides views of a portion of spectacular, Glenwood Canyon.
Grizzly Lake Trail Aspen Ranger District,
White River National Forest
This is a moderate climb with fair fishing at the lake. There is limited camping (stoves ONLY) at the lake. Due to the fragile alpine tundra, it's recommended that you camp below the timberline.
Grottos Trail Aspen Ranger District,
White River National Forest
This is a popular area for picnicking and exploring. There is a waterfall, some interesting rock formations, an ice cave, and numerous short trails. This is a great area for families.
Hanging Lake Trail Eagle Ranger District,
White River National Forest
This short, steep trail in Glenwood Canyon, leads up Deadhorse Creek to scenic Hanging Lake.
Hasley Basin Trail Sopris Ranger District,
White River National Forest
A pleasant hike through quiet Hasley Basin to a saddle overlooking the East Fork drainage. A cutoff trail bypasses Frigid Air Pass to reach West Maroon Pass.
Hay Park Trail Sopris Ranger District,
White River National Forest
Hay Park trail starts 1.5 miles up Thomas Lakes Trail and ends at Hay Park. It travels through aspens and meadows with occasional patches of spruce and fir.
Hell Roaring Trail Sopris Ranger District,
White River National Forest
The trail starts 2 miles up the Avalanche Creek Trail. It is a steep trail with some flowers near the top or the ridge and great views of Avalanche Creek and the Roaring Fork Valley.
Henderson Park Trail Sopris Ranger District,
White River National Forest
The trail goes through pine forests most of the way. It is hard to follow at times. Before the trail drops into Carter Creek you have a great view of the creek. The trail becomes very rough at this point.
Holy Cross Wilderness - Eagle Ranger District Wilderness Area Eagle Ranger District,
White River National Forest
The Eagle Ranger District portion of the Holy Cross Wilderness lies to the southeast of Eagle. The different trails are accessed from either East Brush Creek or Lake Creek.
Holy Cross Wilderness (Eagle District Section) Holy Cross Wilderness (Eagle District Section),
Colorado Wilderness Areas
The Eagle Ranger District portion of the Holy Cross Wilderness lies to the southeast of Eagle. The different trails are accessed from either East Brush Creek or Lake Creek.
Holy Cross Wilderness-Sopris Ranger District Wilderness Area Sopris Ranger District,
White River National Forest
The Sopris Ranger District portion of the Holy Cross Wilderness lies to the east of Basalt. The different trails are accessed from various points in the Frying Pan drainage, above Reudi Reservoir.
Hubbard Cave Four-Wheel Drive Road Sopris Ranger District,
White River National Forest
Hubbard Cave Road takes you to within 1/4 mile of Hubbard Cave. Hike the trail to the cave which has approximately 3,000 feet of passage with a vertical relief of only 50 feet.
Hunter Creek Trail Pitkin County Open Space,
Aspen/Snowmass Vicinity
This is a moderate hike with good views of the Elk Mountain Range and the town of Aspen. The first 3 miles of the trail are HEAVILY used by mountain bikers, hikers, joggers and their dogs. These trails provide access for backpacking.
Hunter Creek Trail (via Smuggler Mountain Road) Aspen Ranger District,
White River National Forest
Smuggler Road is used heavily by mountain bikes, runners and hikers. Smuggler Road provides a short (1-1/2 mile) work out with great views of Aspen, which makes it very popular.
Hunter Valley Trail Aspen Ranger District,
White River National Forest
Summer and winter, Hunter Valley is one of the most popular trips from Aspen because of its beauty, accessibility, and peaceful setting. You can spend anywhere from 2 hours to all day on your tour in Hunter Valley.
Independence Ghost Town Trail Aspen Ranger District,
Aspen/Snowmass Vicinity
Independence Gost Town is a popular attraction right on highway 82. Remanants of the town first settled in 1879 surround the trail.
Independence Pass Area Independence Pass Area,
Aspen Ranger District
The Independence Pass Area is located east of Aspen and offers a high concentration of attractions in a scenic alpine setting. The pass is closed in winter to vehicular traffic with the exception of snowmobiles.
Ironedge Trail Eagle Ranger District,
White River National Forest
The Ironedge Trail begins at the Fulford Cave Campground. It crosses East Brush Creek, leads up to the ridge separating the Lime and East Brush Creek drainages, then down to Lake Charles.
Island Lake Trail (east end) Eagle Ranger District,
White River National Forest
The Island Lake Trail (#1842) begins at Stump Park, northwest of Burns. It leads past Island Lake before linking with several other trails in the Flat Tops Wilderness.
Island Lake Trail (west end) Blanco Ranger District,
White River National Forest
The Island Lake Trail begins along Trappers Lake Trail, heads generally east to the Island Lake basin and eventually to Stump Park, on the east end of the Flat Tops.
Josephine Lake Trail Sopris Ranger District,
White River National Forest
There are great views of the Hunter-Fryingpan Wilderness to the south with the Elk Mountains off to the right and in the distance. Wildflowers are in abundance in the meadow on the trails leading to Josephine Lake.
Lake Charles Trail Eagle Ranger District,
White River National Forest
This trail south of Eagle follows East Brush Creek into the Holy Cross Wilderness, up to Lake Charles and Mystic Island Lake.
Lake Ridge Lakes Trail Sopris Ranger District,
White River National Forest
This trail has some great views of Mt. Sopris and surrounding areas.
Last Chance Trail Sopris Ranger District,
White River National Forest
The trail crosses Last Chance Creek near the beginning and then is an easy walk through meadows most of the way. It ends at the junction with Tellurium Lake trail.
Lenado Trail Aspen Ranger District,
White River National Forest
Smuggler Road is used heavily by mountain bikes, runners and hikers. The section of trail through Hunter Creek is not as heavily used, but is popular with hikers and mountain bikers, and cross country skiers in the winter.
Lily Lake Trail Sopris Ranger District,
White River National Forest
The Lily Lake Trail goes through areas of lush vegetation. Large, dense stands of trees make it a beautiful area to hike through, and also provide the opportunity to spot wildlife.
Lily Pad Lake Trail Sopris Ranger District,
White River National Forest
The views from the trail are great with lots of open meadows. This route also makes a great loop for bicycles.
Linkins Lake Trail Aspen Ranger District,
White River National Forest
This is a moderately steep but short climb to a high alpine lake above the timberline with fair fishing. Located near the top of Independence Pass.
Lollipop Trail Pitkin County Open Space,
Aspen/Snowmass Vicinity
Lost Lake Trail (Eagle Ranger District) Eagle Ranger District,
White River National Forest
This trail near the upper end of the Gypsum Creek offers a good escape from other people and a scenic lake as a destination.
Lost Man Trail Aspen Ranger District,
White River National Forest
This trail is good for hiking and backpacking, also fishing is fair in Independence Lake, Lost Man Lake, and Lost Man Reservoir. The trail is not a complete loop; it is a good idea to set up a shuttle.
Lyle/Mormon Lakes Trail Sopris Ranger District,
White River National Forest
If you decide to go on this hike, it is one of the most scenic in the Fryingpan River area.
Marolt Interpretive Trail Aspen Ranger District,
Aspen/Snowmass Vicinity
The short Marolt Interperetive trail is provides acces to the Holden/Marolt Mining and Ranching Museum and winter access for cross country skiing to other trails in the area.
Maroon Creek Trail Aspen Ranger District,
White River National Forest
This trail offers a less crowded alternative to viewing the Maroon Valley. There are good views of the Maroon Bells and Pyramid Peak. This is a good day hike and is also a popular trail for horseback riding.
Maroon Lake Scenic Trail Aspen Ranger District,
White River National Forest
This trail is one of the most heavily used trails in the Aspen area. Hikers and picnickers enjoy the wildflowers and views of the Maroon Bells and Pyramid Peak. A great family day hike with many photographic opportunities.
Maroon-Snowmass Trail (from Snowmass Creek Trailhead) Aspen Ranger District,
White River National Forest
This trail is one of the most heavily used trails in the Aspen area. Hikers, backpackers and horse travelers enjoy the wildflowers, views and access to other areas within the Wilderness.
Mayfly Trail Town of Snowmass Village,
Aspen/Snowmass Vicinity
McKenzie Gulch Trail Eagle Ranger District,
White River National Forest
This trail south of Eagle, winds from West Brush Creek up through a scenic aspen forest.
Meadow Ranch Trail Town of Snowmass Village,
Aspen/Snowmass Vicinity
This new soft surface trail, adds another linkage to Snowmass Village's trail system.
Mid Thompson Trail Sopris Ranger District,
White River National Forest
You travel through aspens and meadows with some wild flowers. Horses use the area all year long, especially during the fall hunting seasons.
Middle Lake Trail Eagle Ranger District,
White River National Forest
This steep trail in the Holy Cross Wilderness south of Edwards leads from West Lake Creek up to Middle Lake.
Midway Creek Trail Aspen Ranger District,
White River National Forest
This is a great trail for backpacking and horse travel. The trail is mostly in the Hunter-Fryingpan Wilderness and is one of the less-used trails in the Aspen area.
Miller Divide Trail Sopris Ranger District,
White River National Forest
This trail accesses some of the finest deer and elk habitat in the country. It also provides scenic views of the Fryingpan Valley and Rocky Fork Creek.
Montezuma Basin Four-Wheel Drive Road Aspen Ranger District,
White River National Forest
There rugged jeep road provides access to Crested Butte via Pearl Pass, several Braun system huts and the starting point for climbing Castle Peak.
Mount Sopris Trail Sopris Ranger District,
White River National Forest
The hike to Mt. Sopris summit is beautiful and best attempted at a relaxing pace of two days. A great location for overnight primitive camping is Thomas Lakes at the base of the summit trail.
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