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Granby Region Day Hiking Trails Index

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Day Hiking Trails List

TIP: To find the trails below on the map above: (1) remember the trail name below; (2) click the "list" icon in the upper left corner of the map above; (3) an alphabetized list of markers with trail names will appear; (4) click the trail you want in that list; and (5) its marker will be expanded on the map.

Trail Name / Links to Descriptions 1-Way (mi) Rise (ft) Difficulty
After Burn Trail #127. No information available.      
Arapaho National Recreation Area Trail System. USFS webpage. USFS map.      
Arapaho Pass Trail #6. USFS webpage. USFS Monarch Lake Trailhead. USFS Indian Peaks Wilderness webpage.
See description "Arapaho Creek Trail #6" under "South Map Trails" on Sky Terrain's map Southern Rocky Mountain National Park / Indian Peaks Wilderness.
9.3 +3,546  
Baker Gulch / Pass Trail #29. NPS trails descriptions (under "Bowen/Baker TH"). NPS park map.
See description "Baker Gulch Trail 29 to Baker Pass Trail" under "Never Summer Wilderness" on Latitude 40 Degrees' Front Range Colorado Trails Recreation Topo Map.
5.75 +2,389 Moderate
Bill Creek Trail #28. No information available.      
Bill Miller Trail #53. USFS trailhead webpage.      
Blue Lake Trail #132. (Also known as #116.) No information available.      
Blue Ridge Trail #20. USFS North Supply Trailhead webpage.      
Blue Sky Loop.
See description "Blue Sky Loop" under "Winter Park -- Fraser Area" on Latitude 40 Degrees' Front Range Colorado Trails Recreation Topo Map.
7.3 loop +990 Moderate
Bottle Pass / Peak Trails #16 and #16.1. USFS webpage. summitpost.org webpage. 2.1 +1,800  
Bowen Gulch / Pass Trail #119. Part of Continental Divide National Scenic Trail.
See description "Bowen Gulch Trail 119 to Bowen Lake" under "Never Summer Wilderness" on Latitude 40 Degrees' Front Range Colorado Trails Recreation Topo Map.
  +2,536 Moderate
Bowen Lake Trail #130. (Also known as #118.) No information available.      
Broken Thumb Trail #60. MTBPROJECT webpage. 3.2    
Buchanan Pass Trail #910. (Also known as #2.) USFS webpage. USFS Monarch Lake Trailhead. USFS Indian Peaks Wilderness webpage. 5.9 + approach    
Buffalo Creek / Park Trail #51. USFS trailhead webpage.      
Byers Peak Trail #12. USFS webpage. USFS trailhead webpage. USFS Byers Peak Wilderness webpage.
See description "Byers Peak Trail 12" under "Winter Park -- Fraser Area" on Latitude 40 Degrees' Front Range Colorado Trails Recreation Topo Map.
4.3 +2,024  
Caribou Pass Trail #11. USFS webpage. USFS Junco Lake Trailhead webpage. USFS Indian Peaks Wilderness webpage.
See description "Caribou Pass Trail 11 to Caribou Pass" under "Winter Park -- Fraser Area" on Latitude 40 Degrees' Front Range Colorado Trails Recreation Topo Map.
See description "Caribou Pass Trail #11 & Columbine Lake Trail" under "South Map Trails" on Sky Terrain's map Southern Rocky Mountain National Park / Indian Peaks Wilderness.
4.4 +1,826
Caribou Trail #9.5. No information available.      
Cascade Chute Trail #33. No information available.      
Cascade Creek Trail #1. Becomes Pawnee Pass Trail #907. USFS webpage. USFS Monarch Lake Trailhead. USFS Indian Peaks Wilderness webpage.
See description "Monarch Lake to Gourd Lake" on Latitude 40 Degrees' Boulder County Colorado Trails Recreation Topo Map.
See description "Cascade Creek Trail #1" under "South Map Trails" on Sky Terrain's map Southern Rocky Mountain National Park / Indian Peaks Wilderness.
10.5 +4,195  
Cascade Falls via North Inlet Trail. NPS trails descriptions (under "North Inlet TH"). NPS trails brochure/map.
See description 7 "Cascade Falls" on Mountain Jay's map Western Rocky Mountain National Park.
See description "North Inlet Trails" under "North Map Trails" on Sky Terrain's map Southern Rocky Mountain National Park / Indian Peaks Wilderness.
3.4 +300 Moderate
Columbine Lake Trail #11.1. USFS webpage. USFS Indian Peaks Wilderness webpage.
See description "Caribou Pass Trail #11 & Columbine Lake Trail" under "South Map Trails" on Sky Terrain's map Southern Rocky Mountain National Park / Indian Peaks Wilderness. 
1.3 + approach +980  
Corona Lake Trail #8. ProTrails webpage. 1.05 -394  
Corona Trail #7 to Devil's Thumb Park Trail Head. (Also known as #8 or as Upper High Lonesome.) Section of Continental Divide National Scenic Trail.
See description "Corona Trail #7" on Sky Terrain's map Southern Rocky Mountain National Park / Indian Peaks Wilderness.
6.4 -2010  
Coyote Valley Trail. NPS trails brochure/map. NPS park map. The Disabled Traveler's Companion webpage.
See description 5 "Coyote Valley Trail" on Mountain Jay's map Western Rocky Mountain National Park.
WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE
0.5 +0 +50 Easy
Crater Lake Trail #1.1. (#1 on USFS map.) USFS webpage. USFS Indian Peaks Wilderness webpage.
See description "Crater Lake Trail #1.1" on Sky Terrain's map Southern Rocky Mountain National Park / Indian Peaks Wilderness
1.1 + approach +200  
Creekside-Flume Loop Trails #61 / #82. Winter Park Lodging Company webpage. 5.0 loop   Easy
Doe Creek Trail #9.3 / Trail System. USFS trailhead webpage.
Drowsy Water Trail #37. No information available.      
East Inlet Trail. Destinations: Adams Falls, Lone Pine Lake, Lake Verna, Spirit Lake. NPS trails descriptions (under "East Inlet Trailhead"). NPS park map. NPS trails brochure/map.
See chapter "Adams Falls -- Trail 32" in Johnson Books' Rocky Mountain National Park Dayhiker's Guide.
See chapter "15. Lake Verna" in Altitude Publishing book The Best Hikes of Colorado.
See chapter "82 East Inlet Trail Waterfalls" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Waterfalls in Colorado.
See description "East Inlet Trails" under "North Map Trails" on Sky Terrain's map Southern Rocky Mountain National Park / Indian Peaks Wilderness.
See description 8 "East Inlet Trail / Lake Verna" on Mountain Jay's map Western Rocky Mountain National Park.
Adams F.: 0.3
Lone Pine: 5.5
L. Verna: 6.9
Spirit L.: 7.75
+1,809
Adams F.: Easy
Lone Pine: Moderate
L. Verna: Strenuous
Spirit L.: Strenuous
East Shore Trail. NPS trails descriptions (under "East Shore"). USFS trailhead webpage. NPS park map. 5.2 +1,699 Easy
Elk Meadow / Twin Bridges Trail System. USFS map.
See description "Elk Meadow Loop" under "Winter Park -- Fraser Area" on Latitude 40 Degrees' Front Range Colorado Trails Recreation Topo Map.
     
Elk Mountain Trail #27. USFS trailhead webpage. 7.1 +1,430
Fraser River Trail. Winterpark Lodging Company trail webpage. Walk-Ride Colorado webpage. Headwaters Trail Alliance map.
WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE
5.0 +550 Easy
Fraser to Granby Trail. Headwaters Trail Alliance map. 17.0    
Gourd Lake Trail #2. (Also known as #2.1.) USFS webpage. USFS Indian Peaks Wilderness webpage.
See description "Monarch Lake to Gourd Lake" under "Non-Mechanized Trails" on Latitude 40 Degrees' Boulder County Colorado Trails Recreation Topo Map.
2.7 + approach +1,280
Grand Ditch Trail. NPS park map. 11.4 + approach +2,000  
Granite Falls via Green Mountain, Tonahutu Trails. NPS trails descriptions (under "Tonahutu TH"). NPS trails brochure/map. NPS park map.
See chapter "84 Granite Falls" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Waterfalls in Colorado.
5.2 +1,046 Moderate
Green Mountain (Onahu) Loop. Uses Onahu Creek, Tonahutu, Green Mountain Trails. NPS trails descriptions (under "Onahu TH"). NPS trails brochure/map. NPS park map.
See chapter "Onahu -- Tonahutu -- Green Mountain Trail Loop -- Trail 33" in Johnson Books' Rocky Mountain National Park Dayhiker's Guide.
See description 6 "Big Meadows Loop" on Mountain Jay's map Western Rocky Mountain National Park.
7.6 loop +1,100 Moderate to Strenuous
Green Mountain Trail to Big Meadows. NPS trails descriptions (under "Green Mtn TH"). NPS trails brochure/map. NPS park map. 1.8 +606 Moderate
Grimes Peak Trail #58. Mountain Travel Guide webpage. 8.0 + approach +120 Moderate
Hay Park Trail #60. Mountain Travel Guide webpage. 4.0 + approach    
Haynach Lakes via Green Mountain, Tonahutu, Haynach Lakes Trails. NPS trails brochure/map. NPS park map. 8.2 +2,286 Strenuous
Haystack Creek Trail #55. USFS Troublesome Pass Trailhead webpage. Mountain Travel Guide webpage. 5.8
High Lonesome Trail #7 / #7.2. Section of Continental Divide National Scenic Trail.  USFS webpage. USFS Monarch Lake Trailhead. USFS Junco Lake Trailhead webpage. USFS Devils Thumb Trailhead webpage. USFS Rollins Pass Trailhead. USFS Indian Peaks Wilderness webpage.
See description "High Lonesome Trail 7 -- Meadow Creek Road CR 84 to Devil's Thumb Pass" under "Winter Park -- Fraser Area" on Latitude 40 Degrees' Front Range Colorado Trails Recreation Topo Map.
See description "High Lonesome Trail #7" under "South Map Trails" on Sky Terrain's map Southern Rocky Mountain National Park / Indian Peaks Wilderness.
See description "Corona Trail # 7 (Upper High Lonesome)" under "South Map Trails" on Sky Terrain's map Southern Rocky Mountain National Park / Indian Peaks Wilderness.
8.3 +1,620  
Holzwarth Historic Site Trail. NPS trails brochure/map. NPS park map.
See description 4 "Holzwarth Interpretive Trail" on Mountain Jay's map Western Rocky Mountain National Park
0.5 +0 Easy
Illinois Pass Trail #25. SelectHikes webpage.      
Jim Creek Trail #94 / Discovery Trail. USFS campground webpage. playwinterpark.com trail listing. Winter Park Lodging Company webpage.
WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE
3.5.   Moderate
Knight Ridge Trail #102. (Distance includes continuation to Grand Lake on other trails.) USFS Roaring Fork Trailhead webpage. USFS Indian Peaks Wilderness webpage. Wildernet webpage. 12.0 +40 Easy
Lake Nanita Trail. ProTrails webpage. 2.8 + approach    
Lake Nokoni via North Inlet Trail. (Distance includes approach leg from trailhead.) NPS trails descriptions (under "North Inlet TH"). NPS park map.
See description "North Inlet Trails" under "North Map Trails" on Sky Terrain's map Southern Rocky Mountain National Park / Indian Peaks Wilderness.
9.9 +2,240 Strenuous
Lake of the Clouds / Hitchens Gulch Trail. NPS park map. 1.0 + approach +716 Moderate
Little Yellowstone Trail via Colorado River Trail. (Distance includes approach leg from trailhead.) NPS trails brochure/map. NPS park map. 4.5 +990 Moderate
Long Meadows Trail. ProTrails webpage. 4.4 + approach +227  
Lost Lake Trail #30 to Wolverine Trail #129 to Gilsonite Trail  #118 / #118.3 Loop. Lost Lake Trail is also known as Wolverine Bypass Trail. Gilsonite Trail is also known as #118.2. USFS trailhead webpage.
See description "Lost Lake Trail to Wolverine Trail 129 to Gilsonite Trail Loop" under "Granby Area" on Latitude 40 Degrees' Front Range Colorado Trails Recreation Topo Map.
7.4 loop +1,480  
Lower Gilsonite Trail #115 to Gilsonite Trail #118 to Lost Lake Trail #30. Gilsonite Trail is also known as #118.2.
See description "Lower Gilsonite Trail 115 to Gilsonite Trail 118.2 to Lost Lake Trail" under "Granby Area" on Latitude 40 Degrees' Front Range Colorado Trails Recreation Topo Map.
6.7 +1,060  
Lulu City / Little Yellowstone Loop via Colorado River Trail (also known as Poudre Pass Trail). NPS trails brochure/map. NPS park map.
See chapter "Lulu City and Little Yellowstone Canyon -- Trail 28" in Johnson Books' Rocky Mountain National Park Dayhiker's Guide.
13.8 loop +990 Moderate to Strenuous
Lulu City via Colorado River Trail. (Also known as Poudre Pass Trail.) NPS trails descriptions (under "Colorado River TH"). NPS trails brochure/map. NPS park map.
See chapter "14. Lulu City" in Altitude Publishing book The Best Hikes of Colorado.
See chapter "20 Lulu City (Site)" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Colorado.
See description 1 "Lulu City" on Mountain Jay's map Western Rocky Mountain National Park.
3.7 +350 Moderate
McQueary Ridge Trail #38. No information available.      
Mount Nystrom Trail #13. Longs to Pikes: High Routes of the Coloado Front Range webpageUSFS Vasquez Peak Wilderness webpage.
See description "Mt. Nystrom Trail 13" under "Winter Park -- Fraser Area" on Latitude 40 Degrees' Front Range Colorado Trails Recreation Topo Map.
16.0 + approach +1,350 Easy to Moderate
Never Summer Trail #1141. Although a little of this trail is in this region and can be reached from this region, most of it is in the North Park Region and is described there.      
North Inlet Trail to Flattop Mountain Trail. Section of Continental Divide National Scenic Trail. Destinations: Summerland Park, Cascade Falls. NPS webpage. NPS trails descriptions (under "North Inlet TH"). NPS trails brochure/map. NPS park map.
See chapter "83 North Inlet Trail Waterfalls" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Waterfalls in Colorado.
See description "7 Cascade Falls" on Mountain Jay's map Western Rocky Mountain National Park.
See description "North Inlet Trails" under "North Map Trails" on Sky Terrain's map Southern Rocky Mountain National Park / Indian Peaks Wilderness.
11.5
Northwest Passage Loop.
See description "Northwest Passage Loop" under "Winter Park -- Fraser Area" on Latitude 40 Degrees' Front Range Colorado Trails Recreation Topo Map.
7.9 loop +370 Easy
Outlet Trail #139. No information available.      
Paradise Creek Trail #54 / #54.1. Mountain Travel Guide webpage. 2.5 + approach -120 Easy
Parika Lake Trail #29.2. (Also known as #29.1.) USFS webpage.
See description "Parika Lake via Baker Gulch Trail" under "Never Summer Wilderness" on Latitude 40 Degrees' Front Range Colorado Trails Recreation Topo Map.
2.4 + approach +1,560 Moderate
Parkview Mountain Trail #200. Part of Continental Divide National Scenic Trail, west from Willow Creek Pass. USFS Willow Creek Pass Trail Access webpage.
See section "K Parkview Mountain" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Colorado.
4.6 +2,676  
Red Mountain Trail to Grand Ditch. NPS trails brochure/map. 3.3 +1,160 Moderate
Roaring Fork Trail #3. USFS webpage. USFS Roaring Fork Trailhead webpage. USFS Indian Peaks Wilderness webpage. 6.0 +2,343  
Rocky Mountain National Park trail system. NPS park website. NPS park map. NPS trails descriptions.      
Rogers Pass Trail #93. USFS webpage. USFS trailhead webpage. 2.0 +666 Moderate
Routt Divide Trail #1108. USFS webpage.
See chapter "40. Routt Divide Trail -- 1108" in Aspen Tree Press book Hiking the 'Boat II.
7.1    
Saint Louis Divide Trail #17. USFS Byers Peak Wilderness webpage. 9.7 + approach    
Saint Louis Lake Trail #14. Side trip to Saint Louis Pass on trail #14.1. USFS trailhead webpage. TheDenverChannel.com webpage. 6.9    
Sarvis Creek Trail #1105. (Also known as Service or Sarvice Creek Trail.) USFS webpage.
See chapter "42. Sarvis (Service, Sarvice) Creek Trail -- 1105 Peak" in Aspen Tree Press book Hiking the 'Boat II.
12.2 +2,405  
Shadow Mountain Dam Trail System. USFS trailhead webpage.
See chapter "Shadow Mountain Lake to Columbine Bay -- Trail 30" in Johnson Books' Rocky Mountain National Park Dayhiker's Guide.
     
Shadow Mountain (Fire) Lookout Trail. NPS trails brochure/map.
See chapter "Shadow Mountain -- Trail 31" in Johnson Books' Rocky Mountain National Park Dayhiker's Guide.
See description 9 "Shadow Mountain Trail" on Mountain Jay's map Western Rocky Mountain National Park.
4.8 +1,533 Strenuous
Silver Creek Trail #1106. USFS webpage.
See chapter "43. Silver Creek Trail -- 1106" in Aspen Tree Press book Hiking the 'Boat II.
10.7 +1,895 Strenuous
Skeleton Gulch Trail. NPS handout. NPS park map. 1.5 + approach    
Strawberry Bench Trail #9. SKY-HI News webpage. 3.81 + approach    
Strawberry Creek Trail #9.1 / #9.2. No information available.      
Strawberry Trail #850.1 / #850.2. (Lines but no numbers on USFS map.) No information available.      
Sun Valley River Loop Trail System. Trails.com webpage. NPS park map. 2.4 loop +244 Easy
Thunder Pass Trail. 2.1 + approach +1,095 Moderate
Timber Lake Trail. NPS trails descriptions (under "Timber Lake TH"). NPS trails brochure/map. NPS park map.
See chapter "Timber Lake -- Trail 29" in Johnson Books' Rocky Mountain National Park Dayhiker's Guide.
See description 3 "Timber Lake" on Mountain Jay's map Western Rocky Mountain National Park.
See description "Timber Lake Trail" under "Rocky Mountain National Park" on Latitude 40 Degrees' Front Range Colorado Trails Recreation Topo Map.
4.8 +2,060 Strenuous
Tipperary Creek Trail #68 Loop.
See description "Tipperary Creek Trail 68 Loop" under "Winter Park -- Fraser Area" on Latitude 40 Degrees' Front Range Colorado Trails Recreation Topo Map.
20.8 loop +1,900 Strenuous
Tonahutu Creek Trail from Kawuneeche Visitor Center to Big Meadows. NPS trails brochure/map. NPS park map. 4.2 +680 Moderate
Tonahutu Creek Trail from Tonahutu Trailhead to Flattop Mountain Trail. Section of Continental Divide National Scenic Trail. NPS trails descriptions. NPS trails brochure/mapNPS park map 13.0 +4,328 Easy to Moderate
Tonahutu Creek Trail to Kawuneeche Visitor Center. NPS trails descriptions. NPS trails brochure/map. NPS park map. 1.5 +140 Easy
Trail #63. No information available.      
Trail #71. No information available.      
Trail #76. No information available.      
Trail #77. No information available.      
Trail #131. No information available.      
Trail #134. No information available.      
Trail #190. No information available.      
Trail Creek Trail #199 / South Trail Creek Trail #199.1. USFS trailhead webpage.      
Troublesome Creek Middle Fork Trail #57. Mountain Travel Guide webpage. 5.7 + approach    
Troublesome Creek Trail #56.1. (Also known as #56.)  Mountain Travel Guide webpage. 13.5 + approach +980 Moderate
Troublesome Cutoff Trail #52.1. (Also known as #52.) Mountain Travel Guide webpage. 1.1 + approach -480 Easy
Vasquez Pass Trail #101. USFS Vasquez Peak Wilderness webpage.      
Watanga Lake Trail #3.1. CO-Runner webpage. 1.5 + approach
Wheatley Creek Trail #91.1. (Also known as #91.) USFS trailhead webpage. 7.9 -600 Moderate
Willow Creek Pass Trail #110. (Also known as #1140.) Part of Continental Divide National Scenic Trail, east from Willow Creek Pass. USFS trail access webpage.      
Windy Ridge Indian Quarry. (Not on USFS map.)
See chapter "39. Windy Ridge Indian Quarry" in Aspen Tree Press book Hiking the 'Boat II.
2.5 +328  
Wolverine Trail #129. USFS webpage. 5.2 + approach +1,000  
Zoom Trail #83 Loop. Includes Chainsaw Trail #81.
See description "Zoom Trail" under "Winter Park -- Fraser Area" on Latitude 40 Degrees' Front Range Colorado Trails Recreation Topo Map.
13.0 loop +920 Moderate

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