Hiking in the Rockies during Spring is heavenly

We bring you the best adventure hikes on the planet.

The Southwest trails are near Grand Lake, and can be accessed via highway 34.

Bakerville Loveland Trail
Big Meadows
Blue Lake
Bowen Lake
A long, gradual climb through thick forest to the lake.
Bowen Pass
Bowen Pass is part of the Arapahoe National Forest, and is a steep, short hike from Bowen Lake.
Butler Gulch
Snowshoe, telemark and cross-country ski.
Cascade Falls

Coney Creek Road – Winter
Unplowed 4×4 road open to snowshoeing, cross country skiing, and snowmobiles.
Continental Divide National Scenic Trail
On November 10,1978, the President signed the “National Parks and Recreation Act” amending the “National Trails Act of 1968.” The amended legislation addressed the proposed Continental Divide National Scenic Trail (CDNST). Congress directed the Forest Service to prepare and submit a comprehensive plan for the management and use of the lands.
Coyote Valley
Kawuneeche, the Arapaho word for coyote, was the name given to this gentle valley of the Upper Colorado River. he trail follows the bank of the Colorado River with views of the Never Summer Mountains. Look for moose (especially during the early morning and early evening hours), songbirds and wildflowers…. [more]
Flattop Mountain (from Green Mountain)
Granite Falls
Haynach Lakes
Long, beautiful hike on a trail mostly used by backpackers.
Lake Nanita
Lake Nokoni
Lake Verna
Lone Pine Lake
Long Meadows
North Inlet Falls
Onahu Creek Loop
A quiet loop highlighted by Big Meadows.
Shadow Mountain Lookout
This trail ends at the Shadow Mountain Fire Lookout, which is on the National Registry of Historic Places.
Tonahutu Creek Trail
Valley Trail
Easy loop through the Kawuneechee Valley.

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