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"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.
Acorn Creek Trail Dillon Ranger District,
White River National Forest
The Acorn Creek Trail is located north of Silverthorne. It leads up Acorn Creek to the ridge top near Ute Peak.
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.
Argentine Trail Dillon Ranger District,
White River National Forest
This trail east of Keystone leads above timberline to the Continental Divide.
Chihuahua Gulch Trail Dillon Ranger District,
White River National Forest
This trail is located east of Keystone, climbing up from Peru Creek.
Colorado Backcountry Hiker Tour Holy Cross Ranger District,
White River National Forest
Offered by The World Outdoors. This trip offers multi-day hiking adventure in the heart of Colorado's incomparable high country.
Colorado Backcountry Multi-Sport Tour Holy Cross Ranger District,
White River National Forest
Offered by The World Outdoors. Imagine a multi-sport getaway where you are literally immersed in the pristine wilds of Colorado.
Colorado Trail Holy Cross Ranger District,
White River National Forest
This portion of the Colorado Trail leads from historic Camp Hale, south of Minturn, to Tennessee Pass.
Colorado Trail- Camp Hale to Kokomo Pass Holy Cross Ranger District,
White River National Forest
This portion of the Colorado Trail leads from historic Camp Hale, south of Minturn, to Kokomo Pass.
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.
Crystal Trail Dillon Ranger District,
White River National Forest
The Crystal Trail is located south of Breckenridge. It leads to Upper Crystal Lake.
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.
Eagles Nest Wilderness Area-Dillon side Dillon Ranger District,
White River National Forest
The Eagles Nest Wilderness straddles the Gore Range, to the west of Silverthorne. The western portion of the wilderness area lies in the Holy Cross Ranger District and the eastern portion lies in the Dillon Ranger District.
Eagles Nest Wilderness-Vail side Holy Cross Ranger District,
White River National Forest
The Eagles Nest Wilderness straddles the Gore Range, to the east of Vail. The western portion of the wilderness area lies in the Holy Cross Ranger District and the eastern portion lies in the Dillon Ranger District.
Eagles Nest Wilderness (East Side) Eagles Nest Wilderness (East Side),
Colorado Wilderness Areas
The Eagles Nest Wilderness straddles the Gore Range.
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.
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.
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.
Glenwood Canyon Trail Eagle Ranger District,
White River National Forest
This paved trail is a great way to enjoy spectacular Glenwood Canyon.
Gold Hill Trail Dillon Ranger District,
White River National Forest
The Gold Hill Trail starts just off Highway 9, between Frisco and Breckenridge. It leads up to The Peaks Trail.
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.
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.
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 Trails - Holy Cross District Holy Cross Ranger District,
White River National Forest
The Holy Cross Ranger District portion of the Holy Cross Wilderness lies to the southwest of Vail and Minturn. The different trails are accessed from either US Hwy. 24, Tigiwon Road, or Homestake Road.
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.
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.
Lenawee Trail Dillon Ranger District,
White River National Forest
This trail, east of Keystone receives relatively low use and provides the hiker or horseback rider with beautiful views.
Lost Lake Trail Holy Cross Ranger District,
White River National Forest
This trail is located north of Vail. From west to east, it travels from a trailhead on Red Sandstone Road, past Lost Lake to a trailhead on Lost Lake Road.
Lost Lake Trail 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.
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 Mountain/ Line Shack Trail Holy Cross Ranger District,
White River National Forest
This trail follows an old road from the Holy Cross Ranger District Office, up Meadow Mountain to a small cabin known as the Line Shack.
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.
Miners Creek Trail Dillon Ranger District,
White River National Forest
Miners Creek trail stretches from Frisco, up along the top of the Tenmile Range, then down to Copper Mountain. It can be accessed at either end.
Mount Royal Trail Dillon Ranger District,
White River National Forest
The Mount Royal Trail starts on the edge of Frisco and leads up past the old town of Masontown to the summit of Mount Royal.
Mt. Thomas Trail Eagle Ranger District,
White River National Forest
This trail near Crooked Creek Pass on the scenic Eagle-Thomasville road, provides panoramic views of the region from the Aspen area, north to the Flat Tops and east to the Sawatch and Gore range.
Nellie's Trail Eagle Ranger District,
White River National Forest
This relatively short and steep trail in the Sweetwater area leads from the Turret Creek Trail #1852, to the Johnny Meyers Trail #2067.
New York Mountain Trail Eagle Ranger District,
White River National Forest
This trail south of Edwards begins near the Baryeta Cabins site and leads past the Polar Star 10th Mountain Hut before linking to the New York Lake trail #2221.
Nolan Lake Trail Eagle Ranger District,
White River National Forest
This trail south of Eagle, near Fulford, leads through the Holy Cross Wilderness to Nolan Lake.
North Derby Trail Yampa Ranger District,
Medicine Bow and Routt National Forests
This trail in the Bear River area leads from Stillwater Reservoir over a pass to the North Fork Derby Creek.
Old Dillon Reservoir Trail Dillon Ranger District,
White River National Forest
This short trail is located between Frisco and Dillon, and close to Heaton Bay Campground.
Peaks Trail Dillon Ranger District,
White River National Forest
The Peaks Trail connects the towns of Frisco and Breckenridge, along the lower portions of the Tenmile Range. It is a popular mountain bike route.
Ptarmigan Peak Wilderness Dillon Ranger District,
White River National Forest
The Ptarmigan Peak Wilderness lies in the Williams Fork Mountains, north of Silverthorne.
Quandary Peak Dillon Ranger District,
White River National Forest
Quandary Peak is located southwest of Breckenridge. Although the hike is long, Quandary is one of the easier 14'ers to ascend.
Salt Creek Trail Eagle Ranger District,
White River National Forest
This trail south of Eagle travels from Salt Creek up to Dubach Meadows.
Sapphire Point Overlook Dillon Ranger District,
White River National Forest
The Sapphire Point Overlook provides panoramic views of Dillon Reservoir and the surrounding mountains.
Searle Pass Trail Dillon Ranger District,
White River National Forest
Searle Pass is located south of Copper Mountain. This trail provides access into the beautiful and little used back country area between Vail and Fremont Pass.
Sneve Gulch Trail Eagle Ranger District,
White River National Forest
This trail is easily accessed from Sylvan Lake State Park, south of Eagle, and provides a good view of the lake and surrounding mountains.
South Derby Trail Blanco Ranger District,
White River National Forest
Leaving the Trappers Lake Trail you head east on the Island Lake Trail. At the Chinese Lake Trail you travel the tundra until the Island Lakes Basin lies below.
South Fork Trail (Sulphur Ranger District) Sulphur Ranger District,
Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests
This long loop trail is located in the Williams Fork Valley, south of Granby. It can be used to access several other area trails.
Spruce Creek Trail (Dillon Ranger District) Dillon Ranger District,
White River National Forest
The Spruce Creek Trail south of Breckenridge, leads to Upper Mohawk Lake.
Squaw Creek Trail Eagle Ranger District,
White River National Forest
This infrequently used trail southwest of Edwards, is recommended for those people who enjoy hiking on difficult to find and unmarked trails, using a topo map and a compass.
Stump Park Four-Wheel Drive Road Eagle Ranger District,
White River National Forest
This rough four-wheel drive road leads from the Derby Loop road, near Burns, up to Stump Park, along the North Fork of Derby Creek.
Sweetwater Trail Eagle Ranger District,
White River National Forest
This scenic trail travels up Sweetwater and Dry Sweetwater Creeks in the Flat Tops area north of Dotsero. It accesses the east side of the Flat Tops Wilderness.
Tenderfoot Mountain Trail Dillon Ranger District,
White River National Forest
This short trail is located on the northeast side of Dillon and provides panoramic views of Dillon Reservoir and the surrounding mountain ranges.
Tenmile Meadows Trail Dillon Ranger District,
White River National Forest
The Tenmile Meadows Trail is located south of Frisco. The Peaks and Miners Creek Trails are followed to reach Tenmile Meadows, at the base of Tenmile Peak and Peak 3.
Trappers Lake Trail Blanco Ranger District,
White River National Forest
This trail leads from south of Trappers Lake, up Fraser Creek and up onto the Flat Tops Plateau. It continues across the Flat Tops Wilderness to Indian Camp Pass, north of Deep Lake.
Turret Creek Trail Eagle Ranger District,
White River National Forest
Beginning in the Sweetwater Lake area, this trail provides good access to the Flat Tops Wilderness, and is popular for foot or horseback travel.
Two Elk Trail Holy Cross Ranger District,
White River National Forest
This National Recreation Trail travels from the Vail Pass Trail, just east of East Vail, up over Two Elk Pass, then down Two Elk Creek into Minturn. It can be traveled in either direction.
Upper Short Creek Trail Eagle Ranger District,
White River National Forest
This trail is located in the Deep Lake area of the Flat Tops.
Ute Pass Trail Dillon Ranger District,
White River National Forest
The Ute Pass Trail begins north of Silverthorne on Ute Pass and leads south toward Ute Peak.
Vail Pass Trail Holy Cross Ranger District,
White River National Forest
The Vail Pass Trail is a paved recreation trail. It runs from Vail, over Vail Pass to Copper Mountain, where it links to the Tenmile Trail.
Wagonwheel Trail Eagle Ranger District,
White River National Forest
This Flat Tops trail travels down Wagonwheel Creek ending at Budges Resort, on the South Fork of the White River.
Wheeler National Recreation Trail Dillon Ranger District,
White River National Forest
The Wheeler National Recreation Trail leads from McCullough Gulch, south of Breckenridge, over the Tenmile Range to Copper Mountain.
Wilder Gulch Trail Dillon Ranger District,
White River National Forest
The Wilder Gulch Trail is located west of Copper Mountain. It climbs up Wilder Gulch from the Vail Pass Recreation Trail toward Ptarmigan Pass.
Yates Gulch Trail Eagle Ranger District,
White River National Forest
This is a lower elevation trail which travels through a relatively arid area south of Gypsum.
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